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.
Saturday: First in the month 10am-4pm (advance orders only)
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.
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.
There's no fee but it would be helpful if you let us know in advance if you'd like to attend. Email email@example.com
Mary McKenzie's email
general archives email
general public number
0345 678 9096
Mary McKenzie, County Archivist