Whitchurch, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Mega Groups Playing In A Market Town

Firstly let be be clear I've never visited Whitchurch Shropshire. I was party to a phenomenon which took place there in the 1960s/70s. As a young journalist on several Popular Music Magazines, I became aware of major Agents in New York, Detroit and London making great efforts to ensure their artists ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitchurch

Whitchurch Grammar Boarding School

I was a boarder from 1956 to 1960. It was a boys only school at the time , and there were around 28 boarders from first to sixth form. I belief there were around 240 boys total at the school. I remember the walks to church every Sunday morning, letter writing for one hour after lunch every Sunday. Had ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitchurch by Paul Roper

Happy Days

My name is Selwyn Ball, I was also a border at Whitchurch Grammar School in the fifties, and i well remember . Ian Jolly, James Cracknell, Malcome Davidson, and many others .We in fact shared the same dorm. I was a poor scholar and consistantly held my position of bottom of the class through the years. I really didn't fit in to ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitchurch by ball28