Old Maps of Alveley

Historic Maps of Alveley and the local area.

Memories of Alveley

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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)

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. (...Read full memory)