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OS Map sale, postponed

March 5, 20202:38 pmMarch 24, 2020 12:33 pmLeave a Comment

The map sale has been postponed to help reduce social interaction and reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Following rationalisation of its map collection, Shropshire Archives is disposing of duplicate copies of the second edition 1:2500 scale Ordnance Survey maps of Shropshire. These are mostly dated 1900-1903. There are also a few map sheets for […]

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Visit to Aldenham Park, cancelled

January 30, 202011:39 amMarch 24, 2020 10:05 amLeave a Comment

The visit has been cancelled to help reduce social interaction and reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Friends of Shropshire Archives are giving you the chance to visit the fascinating Aldenham Park. Aldenham Park is a Grade II* Palladian house with strong links to Charles I who took refuge from Oliver Cromwell in a priest hole […]

Down by the riverside talk, cancelled

January 30, 202011:36 amMarch 24, 2020 9:55 amLeave a Comment

The AGM and talk is now cancelled to help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) Friends of Shropshire Archives AGM and lecture by Dr. Nigel Baker The Friends’ Annual General Meeting will be followed with a lecture by Dr Nigel Baker, ‘Down by the Riverside: exploring Shrewsbury Abbey and its Severn waterfront’.

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Visit to Pitchford Hall, 20 Aug

January 30, 202011:21 amMarch 24, 2020 10:00 amLeave a Comment

We hope this visit will go ahead as planned but please do check nearer the time. The Friends of Shropshire Archives are repeating their popular visit to Pitchford Hall to give those of you who missed it another opportunity. Described as Britain’s finest half-timbered house, Pitchford Hall was owned by the Colthurst family for more […]

Mayflower

Shropshire’s Mayflower Children, 4 Jul 2020

December 11, 201912:26 pmMarch 24, 2020 9:58 amLeave a Comment

We hope this day will go ahead as planned, but please do check nearer the time. The Mayflower set sail for America in 1620. Among the passengers were four young children from the More family of Larden Hall, Shropshire. Only one survived to start a new life in America. This history day will include talks […]

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Volunteer Showcase, postponed

December 11, 201911:35 amMarch 20, 2020 4:11 pmLeave a Comment

The volunteer showcase has been postponed to help reduce social interaction and reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). A morning of talks and demonstrations showing the remarkable and extensive work carried out by volunteers at Shropshire Archives. Volunteers make an enormous contribution to the Archives and their work in cataloguing, indexing, conserving and research is […]