Pell Wall, Shropshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Pell Wall, 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 Pell Wall

Historic Maps of Pell Wall and the local area.

Memories of Pell Wall
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Read and share your memories of Pell Wall itself or of a particular photo of Pell Wall.

I went to school here in the early 1950's. I have fond memories of the suroundings, the buildings, the gardens, the landscape and of Market Drayton where some of my relatives lived and some still do. Since this learning academy was a live in school / college I remember that we always had good food. Some of the teachers and students came from other lands particularly from within the British Commonwealth. Many of the ...see more

My grandfather, William Simpson Bruchshaw, is the man coming out of the greenhouse with the plant in his hand.  He was head gardener to Mr Munro Walker until Mr Walker died.  My grandfather's youngest brother, Henry, was farm manager on the estate.  While at Pell Wall, my grandfather experimented in growing tomatoes on potatoes in about 1908 I think.  We still have the photos in the family.  After he left Pell Wall my grandfather lived in Little Drayton.  He died aged 91 in 1952.

Added 06 April 2006