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Map sources for Wem at grid reference SJ513288
Map sources for Wem at grid reference SJ513288
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Wem is a small market town in Shropshire, England. It is the administrative centre of North Shropshire district and has a railway station - Wem railway station. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 189 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 189 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... West Edmonton Mall (WEM), located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is the second largest shopping mall in the world, thus one of western Canadas major tourist attractions. ... The market town is a medieval phenomenon. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... North Shropshire is a local government district in Shropshire, England. ... Passengers bustle around the typical grand edifice of Londons Broad Street Station in 1865. ...

Only a few miles south of the town is the county town of Shropshire, Shrewsbury. A county town is the location of the administrative headquarters of a county. ... Map sources for Shrewsbury at grid reference SJ4912 Porthill Bridge crossing the Severn at Shrewsbury Shrewsburys Old Market Hall and The Square Market Street, behind the Old Market Hall, with the Music Hall on the left Shrewsbury (pronounced either /ˈʃɹuːzbɹiː/ or /ˈʃɹəʊzbɹiː/) is a town of...

Within the town the Sweet Pea was first born, under the name the Eckford Sweet Pea, after its inventor, nursery-man Henry Eckford. He first introduced a variety of the sweet pea in 1882, and set up in Wem in 1888, developing and producing many varieties. There is a road to signify the Eckford name, called Eckford Park (within Wem). Binomial name Lathyrus odoratus Sweet Pea (Lathyrus odoratus) is a flowering plant of the genus Lathyrus in the family Fabaceae (the legumes). ... 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ...

Each year, the Eckford Sweet Pea Society of Wem hold a Sweet Pea Show.

In Victorian times, it was known as "Wem, where the sweet peas grow" Queen Victoria (shown here on the morning of her Accession to the Throne, June 20, 1837) gave her name to the historic era. ...

Wem is twinned with the town Fismes (pronounced /fiːmz/ or "feems"), in France, which also has its own road in Wem, called Fismes Way.

In 2005, the town's swimming pool was briefly closed in an attempt by the District Council to save money. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 50 meter indoor swimming pool A swimming pool, swimming bath, or wading pool is an artificially enclosed body of water intended for recreational or competitive swimming, diving, or for other bathing activities that do not involve swimming, e. ...

The River Roden flows to the south of the town. The River Roden is a river in Shropshire, England. ...

Each year Wem holds a carnival on the first saturday of september.


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WEM, a market town in the northern parliamentary division of Shropshire, England, 11 m.
In the reign of Edward the Confessor Wem was held as four manors, but at the time of the Domesday Survey William Pantulf was holding the whole as one manor of Roger, earl of Shrewsbury, from whom it passed to the Botelers, barons of Wem.
The famous Judge Jeffreys was among the subsequent lords of the manor and was created Baron Jeffreys of Wem in 1685, but upon the death of his only son and heir in 1720 the title became extinct.
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