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Unlocking the River Severn

December 19, 20188:44 amJanuary 10, 2019 11:03 amLeave a Comment

Interested in history? Want to try something new in the New Year? Interested in learning new skills or meeting new people? Whether you’re new to using archives or have previous experience, these six FREE workshops are all about discovering the stories of the River Severn. We’ll be exploring collections and finding out why the river […]

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House history, starts 22 Jan 2019

September 28, 201810:28 amDecember 21, 2018 10:45 amLeave a Comment

Every house has a story; tracing the history of your property and finding out about the people who lived there can be absolutely fascinating but can also be time consuming and possibly frustrating. Old buildings have often been altered and since documents rarely give a date of construction, it is unusual to be able to […]

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Wilfred Owen centenary

August 16, 20182:05 pmAugust 16, 2018 2:07 pmLeave a Comment

Following a successful launch at Shrewsbury Abbey on Saturday 4th August, the programme of events commemorating the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death in 1918 is well and truly underway. The Abbey event saw almost 140 guests listen to speeches by the Mayor of Shrewsbury, Cllr Peter Nutting; the Mayor of Ors (the town in France […]