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Coronavirus scuppers Wellington historian's farewell talk

By Toby Neal | Wellington | News | Published:

A final public talk by Telford historian Allan Frost was cancelled as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Wellington town centre

Allan has bowed out after devoting 55 years of his life to researching the history of his home town of Wellington.

His last talk, as part of a series hosted by Wellington History Group, had been due to be "Another Virtual Pub Crawl" taking a look at the disappeared pubs in Wellington, and was scheduled at the town's library on March 19.

But even though the pandemic put paid to that, Allan has ensured the information reaches the public domain by presenting the slides of his presentation to Anthony Lowe, Mayor of Wellington.

Toby Neal

By Toby Neal
Feature Writer

A journalist in Shropshire for 40 years, mainly writes features and columns, especially about aspects of Shropshire history. Lives in Telford and is based at the Ketley headquarters.

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