2014 March Meeting – Exploring Wellington’s Local History

For our March 2014 meeting, we were homeless for one month only, which meant we needed a temporary meeting place, and Wellington Library came up trumps. Julie Philips gave us a workshop on using local history in our writing, and here are some photos we took whilst exploring the town …

The YMCA Building

The YMCA Building

An old photo in Wellington library

An old photo in Wellington library

Larkin Way, named after the poet - Philip Larkin who used to be a librarian at Wellington.

Larkin Way, named after the poet – Philip Larkin who used to be a librarian at Wellington.

Rechabite Hall

Rechabite Hall

Wrekin Hall

Wrekin Hall

Phyllis and Sue Ross in Wellington Market

Phyllis Blakemore and Sue Ross in Wellington Market

Black and White timer-framed buildings in the Market Square

Black and White timber-framed buildings in the Market Square

Tan Bank - home to Wellington Library

Tan Bank – home to Wellington Library

Wellington Community Clock

Wellington Community Clock

Now what are Simon Whaley and Chris Owen looking at?

Now what are Simon Whaley and Chris Owen looking at?

Historic Wellington

Historic Wellington

An old photo used in the library

An old photo used in the library

Wellington Market

Wellington Market

The history of Tan Bank

The history of Tan Bank

The YMCA building in Wellington, Shropshire

The YMCA building in Wellington, Shropshire

The Wellington Community Clock

The Wellington Community Clock

The lych gate to All Saints Church

The lych gate to All Saints Church

A plaque in the grounds of All Saints Church

A plaque in the grounds of All Saints Church

Sundial in the grounds of All Saints Church

Sundial in the grounds of All Saints Church

Memorial plaque to World War One servicemen

Memorial plaque to World War One servicemen

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