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Shropshire Archives is open in a phased way from 21 April 2021.

Projects and partners

Shrewsbury Drapers visit Oswestry

September 29, 20219:46 amLeave a Comment

We have close links with Oswestry Town Council who hold their own archives at the Guildhall in Oswestry. In this post, the Town Council Archivist, Kerry Evans reports back on a recent visit by the Shrewsbury Drapers Company to the Guildhall. The visit gave the modern day Drapers the opportunity to learn more about the […]

Wise words in wild paces

August 6, 202111:35 amAugust 6, 2021 11:36 amLeave a Comment

We’ve enjoyed hosting Nick Fogg and Mike Smart from Piece of String Media to film some archive documents. This is part of Mythstories latest storytelling project – Wise Words in Wild Places. Local stories and legends are being brought to life in a number of ways – using artwork, on location filming and animation as […]

Inn sites research, 2021

July 1, 202111:27 amOctober 20, 2021 11:23 amLeave a Comment

We are working with TDR Heritage and Shropshire Council’s Historic Environment team to help research inns in Shropshire. Researchers hope to: learn more about how buildings were used in the past, how old they are and if there have been many changes over the years. collect and celebrate the stories and memories connected to these […]

With the Museum service

June 24, 20213:03 pmJune 24, 2021 3:04 pmLeave a Comment

Shropshire Archives is now managed by Fay Bailey, Shropshire Museums and Archives manager. We already have close links with the Museum Service and will be continuing to develop these. Keep it in the County! The Friends of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery need your help to raise £40,000 to acquire a unique collection of Bronze […]