|History of Wem||Pre-railway||Wem in 1870||Wem in the mid 1890s||Commercial
|Early C20th photos||Pre-WWII||Wem's Ancient Markets||Aston Street||High Street Buildings
through the ages
It is also notable for its lack of national shop chains- virtually all the shops in town are locally owned and run, so, to a large extent, the rise and fall of large chains
of shops passes Wem by.
Have a look at the history of the shops and the pubs through the ages. If you have any reminiscences or photographs that you think can add to the site, please either send them, or print the enclosed form and send the answers to Wem Civic Society or contact the society via firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be added to this virtual history.