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Annual lecture 24 November 2018

May 24, 20181:29 pmMay 25, 2018 11:31 amLeave a Comment

Dr Kate Croft from the University will deliver the annual lecture to the Friends of Shropshire Archives on ‘Health and Expedient: childcare and charity at the Shrewsbury Foundling Hospital, 1759-1771’. When: Saturday 24 November 2018 10.30am Cost: £5  please book in advance More information: please download the 2018 2018 Annual Lecture PDF

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Harper Adams visit 19 July 2018

March 1, 20183:08 pmApril 18, 2018 2:44 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 University, 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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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 […]