Whitchurch, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Whitchurch and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Filling In A Beauty Spot

Approximately around the 1950s it was decided to fill in the canal from the Wharf to the junction at Wrexham Road via Chemistry Lane. Most of the canal fill material was household and business rubbish but to us young ...Read full memory

Whitchurch

I went to Whitchurch Grammar School as a boarder and we went to church every Sunday in crocodile fashion. We all put one penny in the collection! On Saturdays we went to Woolworths, the best shop -and bought licorice comfits for ...Read full memory

Growing Up In The War Years In Prees & Whitchurch

Although I was born in Whitchurch [Bark Hill], we moved to Prees soon after. However, I was sent to stay with my grandmother most weekends and for a period I was sent to the Wesleyan school. ...Read full memory