Shropshire Archives

Shropshire Archives
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The archives and local studies centre for the historic county of Shropshire.

We have 5 ½ miles of shelving holding local material from 12th century charters right up to yesterday’s Shropshire Star.

Venue Type:

Archive, Library

Opening hours

Wednesday: 10am-4pm
Thursday: 10am-4pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturday: First in the month 10am-4pm (advance orders only)

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archives

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Six Year's of Commemorations by Oakengates and District Royal British Legion.

  • 5 December 2015 — 25 July 2021 *on now

On the date of their death, or closest date to it, a simple graveside ceremony will be held. The Standard will be present together with a Buglar who will play The Last Post. Prayers will be said by officiating clergy. Where possible a short biography relating to the person will be read out.
These commemorations will be held at, Hadley, Ketley, Lilleshall, Oakengates, Priorslee, St.Georges, Wombridge, and Wrockwardine Wood.
It is hoped that any descendants will get in touch, and participate.

Where

Oakengates area

Patronal Day & WW1 Centenary Commemoration

  • 29 July 2017 2-5pm *on now

- Readings from the ‘Soldier Poets’
- Dr Paul Norgate: an illustrated talk about William Storr- Barber,
the WWI soldier from Leominster who sculpted our rare war memorial
- Tribute to 'Woodbine Willie‘
- Organ played by Igor Kennaway
- Display of WWI mementos
- Tea and a bun!.

If you have any WWI stories, photographs or memorabilia that you can bring along to share with the audience please call Fran 01568 770150 or Jill 01568 770140

Where

St James' Church,
Castle Street,
Wigmore
Herefordshire
HR6 9UD

Admission

Tickets £7.50, (minors £3.50) on the door inc. refreshments.

Bridgnorth Bridge SA-IMG56447

Tour of Bridgnorth High Town

  • 9 August 2017 2-4:30pm

Tour distance: approximately two miles.

Where

Bridgnorth Town Park
Meet at Bandstand in the Town Park, W Castle St
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
WV16 4AG
England

Admission

£10 (members of Friends of Shropshire Archives), £12 (non-members) including refreshments

Website

https://www.shropshirearchives.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Friends-of-Shropshire-Archives-Summer-Events.pdf

Bishop's Castle Station PC/B/16/10

Bishop's Castle History Day

  • 30 September 2017 From 10am

With talks about people, places and events with strong links to the town and local area, followed by guided visits to some of the town’s attractions, local history exhibition and book sales.

Run by the Friends of Shropshire Archives in association with The Bishop’s Castle and Area Heritage Forum.

For more information, a programme of the day’s events and a booking form, please follow the link below.

Where

The Community College
Brampton Road
Bishop’s Castle
Shropshire
SY9 5AY
England

Admission

with lunch £15 ea; without lunch £10 ea.

Website

https://www.shropshirearchives.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Bishops-Castle-History-Day.pdf

Shropshire Archives
Castle Gates
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 2AQ
England

Website

www.shropshirearchives.co.uk

E-mail

Mary McKenzie's email

mary.mckenzie@shropshire.gov.uk

general archives email

archives@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone

general public number

0345 678 9096

Mary McKenzie, County Archivist

01743 255356

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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