Church Stretton, Shropshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Church Stretton, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Church Stretton

Historic Maps of Church Stretton and the local area.

Memories of Church Stretton
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Read and share your memories of Church Stretton itself or of a particular photo of Church Stretton.

I have been tracing my family tree and have the 1911 census for Lottie and Herbert Davenport. They lived at 48 Watling St. Herbert was a Confectioner in Church Stretton. They had a lodger called Walter Davies who was a boot repairer. Mt grand parents moved to Colwall in Herefordshire approx 1916.

My grandfather Bert Hedger managed the garage attached to The Hotel during the late 1920s. It belonged to Phillip West who was a mill owner from Manchester and was managed by his sister-in-law Lillian Harker. It was a five star hotel and all the best people stayed there. A lot of famous racing drivers from the 1920s stayed there for the Shelsby Walsh hill trials, including Wolf Banato of Bentley's and also ...see more