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

PC showing Shropshire Archives website

Shropshire Archives website demonstration

  • 25 April 2017 2:30-4pm

Come long and have a short guided tour of the new Shropshire Archives website beta.shropshirearchives.org.uk (2.30pm). Afterwards, register on the system and have a go searching for records, with staff on hand to help guide you.

Admission

There's no fee but it would be helpful if you let us know in advance if you'd like to attend. Email archives@shropshire.gov.uk

Website

http://beta.shropshirearchives.org.uk/blog/new-website-demonstration-drop-session/?preview=true

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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