Albrighton, Shrewsbury Arms Hotel c.1965
Photo ref: A24076
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More about this scene

It has been suggested that the Shrewsbury Arms is so called because it once belonged to the Earls of Shrewsbury. The church of St Mary Magdalene sits across the road. Studying photographs in the Francis Frith collection, one is struck by how often buildings that were once easy to see are now obscured by trees. Here the opposite has happened - the trees have been removed.

A Selection of Memories from Albrighton

For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our website to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was, prompted by the photographs in our archive. Here are some from Albrighton

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I lived in Codsall Wood between 1944 and 1952. I attended Albrighton Infants School between 1950 and 1952, I still have my school cap, the only names I can remember was the dinner lady a Mrs Orange and 2 other pupils Darryl Massey and George Carrington, I remember we used to go on nature walks and play soccer across the road, I seem to recall there was a factory with a soccer field attached and occupied by cows ...see more