What's New

Enriching the Curriculum

Shropshire Council can provide a range of opportunities and materials to help school children and students to understand, value and enjoy Shropshire's wonderful history and heritage.

Shropshire Archives online catalogue

You can now access over 260,000 newly-updated archive catalogue records on this site and more will be added regularly. If you have any queries please email archives@shropshire.gov.uk or phone 01743 255350. May 2012

Greenwood's Map of Salop 1827 - Still Available to Buy!

The Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society has reprinted Greenwood's 1827 Map of the County.

Medieval and Post-medieval Ellesmere

Saturday 12th April 2014: This guided walk around Ellesmere takes in a medieval motte and bailey castle, the late 18th century canal and canal basin, and 19th-20th century pleasure gardens. Meet at the ice cream kiosk on the Mereside, OS map ref SJ 405 3

Understanding the Marches: A Day School in Shrewsbury on 10th May, 2014

The Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust is holding a Day School at The Gateway, Shrewsbury, to mark the retirement, after 25 years, of its Director, Bill Britnell. There is also a Celebratory Dinner on the evening before. The lectures will look at the arch