Memories of Alveley

Alveley Memories

I remember before the houses on Seabright Way, Whittal Close and the newer part of Greenway Avenue were built, we used the field as a general play area, all the kids from Arden Way, Chapel Road and Church Road did. We used to have our annual bonfire there on November 5th and sometimes a firework display if we were lucky. It ...Read full memory

A memory of Alveley

Just Being A Kid

I was born in the village in 1942 at 61 Stone Row, one of four cottages behind the post office - the post office and village store was owned and run by Mr and Mrs Sargent back then. Alveley was a quiet village and only came to life as the shifts changed at the local coal mine where the majority of men worked. We had a ...Read full memory

A memory of Alveley by Bill Scriven

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