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Harper Adams visit 19 July 2018

March 1, 20183:08 pmMarch 1, 2018 3:29 pmLeave a Comment

The Friends of Shropshire Archives have organised a guided tour of the main Harper Adams University campus and a visit to the library and archives. When: Thursday, 19 July 2018 Time: 2pm Where: Harper Adams Univeristy, Newport, TF10 8NB. Head for the Staff and Visitors car park (turn left behind the main building) then report […]

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Friends AGM 12 June 2018

March 1, 20183:03 pmMarch 1, 2018 3:28 pmLeave a Comment

The Friends’ AGM is at the Flaxmill Maltings in Shrewsbury. There will also be a talk by Penny Ward on the Flax Mill and its renovation, followed by a guided tour of this fascinating site including the canal and former industrial buildings. When: Tuesday 12 June 2018 Where: Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, Spring Gardens, Shrewsbury, SY1 […]

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Hardwick Hall visit 22 May 2018

March 1, 20182:35 pmMarch 1, 2018 3:27 pmLeave a Comment

Hardwick Hall, near Ellesmere, is a grand Grade II* listed Georgian Hall of three floors and a cellar. It was built by John Kynaston who had inherited the land in 1693 and finished the house before his death in 1733. Join the Friends of Shropshire Archives for a tour. Tea and cakes will be provided. […]

Attingham volunteers

Volunteering event 17 March 2018

January 19, 201811:47 amFebruary 16, 2018 2:42 pmLeave a Comment

This will showcase the varied projects that volunteers at Shropshire Archives are working on. Current projects include cleaning and repairing documents, cataloguing letters from the Attingham collection, indexing lunatic asylum case files, researching information behind photographs and the invaluable work of typing up handwriting lists so that they can be searched on the electronic catalogue. […]

Baptisms, marriages and burials

Palaeography course starts 18 Sep 2018

January 18, 201812:15 pmFebruary 16, 2018 2:45 pmLeave a Comment

Do you want to learn how to read old handwriting? Our experienced tutor Helen Haynes will use a variety of documents from collections at Shropshire Archives to help you improve your skills. When: Tuesdays: 18 & 25 September, 2, 9, 16 and 23 October 2018 Time: 2-4pm Where: Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ […]