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Historic Wednesfield: Behind-the-scenes at Wolverhampton Archives

Take a look behind the scenes at Wolverhampton Archives with archivist Heidi McIntosh.

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Historic Wednesfield: St Thomas’s Church

Heidi McIntosh from Wolverhampton Archives looks at the history of St Thomas’ Church in Wednesfield.

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Historic Wednesfield: The High Street

At first glance the view above is almost completely unrecognisable to modern eyes. It is, in fact, Wednesfield High Street in 1902, with children playing in the street. However, there are some buildings that are still there to this day. One of which is the Dog & Partridge public house, which can be seen here […]

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Historic Wednesfield: Trapmaking in Wednesfield

In her first post for WV11, Heidi McIntosh from Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies writes about Wednesfield’s trap making past.

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Historic Wednesfield: A flag for Wednesfield?

Over on iBostin.com, Phillip Tibbets, researcher of Heraldic Art and co-founder of Heartland Heritagewear has written an article about designing a flag for Wednesfield using elements of the town’s historic coat of arms. Phillip’s flag design incorporates both colours and imagery from the coat of arms and he explains how some of these elements came […]

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Historic Wednesfield: Trap Making

Last week we came across an article about Wednesfield’s history of trap making, so we thought we’d share it on WV11. The Wednesfield area was renowned as the British centre for trap making during the Victorian era and the traps that were made in Wednesfield were exported in huge numbers around the world. Read the […]