Place:Hadley, Shropshire, England


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.7°N 2.483°W
Located inShropshire, England
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Hadley is a part of the new town of Telford in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and the ceremonial county of Shropshire, England.

Hadley is about north-west of Telford Town Centre, and is in the civil parish of Hadley and Leegomery (previously called simply "Hadley"). It neighbours Wellington, a market town also part of Telford, and that town's two colleges of Telford College of Arts and Technology (TCAT) and New College (NC), all to the west of Hadley. Ketley is immediately to the south of Hadley.

Len Murray, Baron Murray of Epping Forest, trade union leader, was born at Hadley in 1918. On 13 September 1919, Harry Patch, who became last surviving British combat soldier of World War I married at Hadley his first wife, Ada Billington, who died in 1976.

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