Congerstone village

Books about Gopsall Hall & Estate

Updated on 16th April 2022


“Gopsall & Congerstone at War”

describes the military occupation of Gopsall Hall and Park in the Second World War based upon the memories of 22 soldiers, 7 women from the Auxiliary Territorial Service and 12 local residents.  The Foreword is written by The Rt Hon the Earl Howe GBE PC whose family owned Gopsall for over 120 years.  The A5 sized paperback contains 124 pages and 80 black & white images.  Price £6 collected or £8.50 by post.

All proceeds to St Mary’s Church, Congerstone.

To purchase a copy contact Gill Lawrence, preferably by email (, otherwise call  01827 880130.


GOPSALL – A Millennium of Influence

One of these days we should write a book about Gopsall” said John Matthews & Mike Foley whilst they were supporting an important building in the area, the village pub (The Horse & Jockey).  Well, here it is!!