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My great Grandfather John Johnston was the licensed victualler around 1896. I believe the pub changed its name to the Eagle and Child and is now a restaurant. Anyone have any connections to this family he had two daughters Elizabeth and Raine. He then moved to Julian Street. I believe he is buried at St Leonards (...Read full memory)

The Ludlow weirs were navigation Flash Lock weirs until the railways came to the Teme valley. Sailing Trows from the Severn worked up the river with wheat for the mills from Gloucester returning with flour for the villages and iron bar from Downton for blacksmiths downstream. An 1820's painting shows the old Dinham Bridge with (...Read full memory)

I went to the High School in Ludlow from 1941 - 49 and then went back to teach there in about 1956. I had a flat in Broad Street just below where this picture stops and used to go to this church of St Laurence on a very regular basis- they were wonderful days. I ran the Guides and also re-started the Sea Ranger Crew with a boat (...Read full memory)

Groups of artists would visit in summer and stay at The Feathers Hotel.  After breakfast they would choose their locations, some at the church, some at the castle, others would be in the middle of Broad Street.  They would set up their stools and easels and stay there all day (except for lunch of course!). There was very little (...Read full memory)

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