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Shropshire Archives online catalogue

You can now access over 300,000 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.


Medieval Fayre and conservation task day – The Knapp

Saturday 5th September 2015, 10.00am to 3.00pm. Castle Pulverbatch is recognised as being one of the finest examples of a motte and bailey castle in Shropshire. Last year it was placed on Historic England’s ‘Monuments at Risk Register’ as the site suf


New discoveries on Roundton Hill – guided walks

Saturday 3rd October 2015 @ 10.30am and 1.30pm Bob Silvester, from CPAT (Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust), and Hugh Hannaford, from Shropshire Council’s Historic Environment Team, are leading two walks (starting at 10.30am, and again at 1.30pm) to explo


Saturday 19th September 2015 - The Place-Names of Shropshire

The Place-Names of Shropshire - a talk by Dr John Baker, who is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Name-Studies, Nottingham University. Since January 2013 Dr Baker has been working on The Place-Names of Shropshire, a four-year project funded by