On The Heath

It was a strange location, for our first station. Does anyone recall Old Heath town before the upheaval of the 1950’s  its   industrial heritage still intact, with its many Victorian terraces and courts, and the  three Churches offering solace to the working class folk that lived there. Wednesfield Heath blossomed […]

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Tettenhall A Place Of Wonder!

Tettenhall boasts a history second to none in Wolverhampton. A saxon settlement , the battle with the Vikings, the Wrottersleys, and later Telfords cutting through the rock. Many pictures exist of Tettenhall and the lower green which was once much bigger than it is today. Who as a child hasn’t […]

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Call it Tripe!

The old cattle market for which Wolverhampton at one time was famous, was held from 1849 on a site adjoining the existing abattoir site in Cleveland Road. The market was held weekly for the sale of Horses and cattle, and in the earlier years of its existence was reputed to […]

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The Bicycle Pioneers

It is safe to say the the name “Molyneux” is famous in every part of the World of Sport. It is surely synonymous with “soccer” at its best whatever the current fortunes of the Wolverhampton Wanderer’s side. But how many followers of the leather ball are aware that Molyneneux was […]

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A Hall Built For Purpose

In the 1921 copy of the Penn Parish Register in the list of houses to note it states: Foremost among the buildings is Penn Hall, an early Georgian house  which both in situation and appearance commands approval. A rather poor veiw of the house is given in Shaw’s history vol., […]

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Arthur Arrowsmith

He was a shining light for old Wufflers in the dark days just after the war and Wolverhampton’s legacy was certainly enriched by Express and Star artist Arthur Arrowsmith for it was he who gave us priceless works of art for the price of a three halfpenny newspaper. And it […]

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