Shrewsbury

The Diocese of Salford in the north-west of England centres on the city of Salford, a large industrial centre that neighbours Manchester. The two cities lie at the southern end of the diocese, which stretches north into Lancashire, west towards Liverpool, south towards northern Cheshire, and east towards the Pennines.

The Diocese of Salford in the north-west of England centres on the city of Salford, a large industrial centre that neighbours Manchester. The two cities lie at the southern end of the diocese, which stretches north into Lancashire, west towards Liverpool, south towards northern Cheshire, and east towards the Pennines.

The Church was designed by Edward Pugin and was completed in 1856. The building was paid for by Bertram, Earl of Shrewsbury who sadly died three months before it was completed. It was he who chose the dedication and wished to take the name of Shrewsbury.