Richard Rhodes Award Rewind

The big prize given every year by the WCHS is the Richard Rhodes award. But our newer members might not know the man behind the award… Who was Richard Rhodes? Richard Rhodes came from a long line of proud Wulfrunians. Richard’s Grandfather, Robert Rhodes, owned the first ever number plate Read more…

From Wolverhampton to Hollywood: Miles Mander

Note from The Wolverhampton Lamp editor, Quintin Watt: This article was produced by Bill Kelly, our membership secretary. He is presenting a talk on the history of Goodyear, on Tuesday 29th October, 2019 at Linden House, so please come along.  If you like what you see, please consider buying the full magazine, details can be found at the end of this article. Thank you Miles Mander: from Wolverhampton to Hollywood Miles Read more…

Welcome to the WCHS page!

The Wolverhampton Civic & Historical Society (WCHS) dates back to 1960, with the establishment of the Wolverhampton Civic Society and later, a separate history and heritage group. These merged in 2010 to form the present day WCHS. Our Aims We promote history, heritage and civic pride in the city of Read more…