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House history, starting 4 Feb 2020

January 7, 202012:57 pmLeave 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 […]


Shropshire’s Mayflower Children, 4 Jul 2020

December 11, 201912:26 pmJanuary 15, 2020 2:46 pmLeave a Comment

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 from local historians telling the fascinating story of the banishment of the More children on the […]

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Volunteer Showcase, 21 Mar 2020

December 11, 201911:35 amJanuary 10, 2020 1:02 pmLeave a Comment

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 largely unseen by most researchers who benefit from their endeavours. Where: Shropshire Archives When: Saturday 21 March 2020 […]