|Welshpool and the Severn Valley|
you can see from the map, the valley
of the River Severn is a major routeway
from the midland plain of England to the uplands of mid Wales.
Outside the town,
most people in Victorian times worked on the land in some way - probably
on land belonging to one of the major estates
like Powis Castle.
brought new opportunities for children, making them more aware of a wider
Use the links below to see more about some of these changes.