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Shropshire Olympian Festival

This programme gives details of the Shropshire Olympian Festival which was held in the Quarry, Shrewsbury in 1864.  The list of sporting events for the first day includes running and … Continue reading

William Penny Brookes

William Penny Brookes was born in 1809. He worked for many years as the local doctor in Much Wenlock, served as a councillor and was a Justice of the Peace.  … Continue reading