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Caption for Wollaston, St James' Church C1960: Designed by Bidlake in 1860, St James' is unusually memorable for a Victorian church, mainly because it is built of blue engineering bricks. The same materials have been used for an adjacent school, the schoolmaster's house and the vicarage, and together they form a harmonious group. Modern buildings have been added, but at least a vague effort has been made to blend them in.

Memories of Wollaston

My name George Conquest, I lived at 12a King Street before it was rebuilt. I used to play in Mary Stephens Park, and the swan pool, the 'rec', and the sand pit at the top of King Street where C&V coaches were based. I went to Wollaston school then on to Brook Street (now Woodlands). I have revisited the home (...Read full memory)

Lovely to find a photo of the road in which I lived as a young boy. I lived at the Fruit and Vegetable shop (owned by my Uncle Norman Evans) which stood on the corner of Cobden Street and Bridgnorth Road. It can be seen about halfway along the right-hand side of the photo titled Wollaston, (...Read full memory)

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