Welcome to ALF JENKINS Website

This website gives you the privilege and opportunity to enjoy and experience a valuable record of industrial and social history via Alf and Ann's books 'Titterstone Clee Hills, Everyday Life, Industrial History and Dialect'; 'Jim's Journey, Fat Bacon, Cider and Rabbits'; and ‘Orleton in Pictures’.

In addition you will enjoy the Video and DVD versions of 'Up the Lane and Back Again', a DVD version of 'Discover South Shropshire's Titterstone Clee Hills' and a CD 'Wagons to Wheelbiers'.

Our web site also offers the ability to purchase our unique wood crafts.

 

Out now:

From Clee to Eternity (Book) ISBN 978-0950-9274-7-3

  • This is the story in pictures and text of a Marches village in North Herefordshire. Over 300 photographs.
    Price: £12.50 + p&p
    ISBN 978-0950-9274-1-1
  • Door wedges are made from birch timber, are 1" thick at one end and suitably tapered. They are pyrographed with one of four designs namely kingfisher, kestrel, oak leaves or long tailed tit. Each wedge is finished with natural Danish oil.
    Price: £3.50 + p&p
  • This hard back book tells of the life of people on these remote hills where their dialect was not understood just five miles away in Ludlow. Lots of old quarrying, mining, railway incline photographs and much more
    Price: £15.00 + p&p
    ISBN 978-0950-9274-0-4
  • Based on the round of a butcher’s boy and the life in a North Herefordshire parish between the 1920’s and 1950’s. Includes the agriculture year, school days, Land Army, evacuees, World War II, domestic life and much more.
    Price: £14.50 + p&p
    ISBN 978-0950-9274-5-9
  • The Nativity Sets have been developed by Ann and Alf and are extremely popular with schools, churches and grandparents. The sets consist of 3 kings, 2 shepherds, Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus, a cow, donkey and sheep.
    Price: £70.00 + p&p
    (Price for full set) pieces available individually
  • A sixty minute video and DVD documentary about the Industrial, Social history and Dialect of the Titterstone Clee Hills in South Shropshire.
    Price: £12.50 + p&p (Video)
    ISBN 978-0950-9274-2-8
    Price: £11.95 + p&p (DVD)
    ISBN 978-0950-9274-3-5
  • It tells of his young life on the South Shropshire hills; where he had freedom to roam without fear and shared time listening to pub customers from local quarries, mines and hill farms.
    Price: £9.95 + p&p
    ISBN 978-0950-9274-4-2
  • All plaques are the same price, made from birch and lime and are about 9mm thick. Some are rectangular and others have an oval top. All plaques have a natural wood finish and a hole for hanging. If you would like your own motto put on a plaque send the details to us.
    Price: £3.00 + p&p
  • Our novelty horseshoes are made from lime and birch. Pyrographed messages for weddings, anniversaries etc are applied. These usually include 2 bells, heart shape, name of bride and groom, date of wedding or anniversary.
    Price: £4.50 + p&p
  • Rolling pins are made from beech. Pyrographed messages for weddings, anniversaries etc are applied. These usually include 2 bells, heart shape, name of bride and groom, date of wedding or anniversary.
    Price: £4.75 + p&p
 
Alf Jenkins | The Damsons | Orleton | Nr Ludlow | Shropshire | SY8 4HW
01568 780398 | Jenkinsam@sky.com