Online events

We are delighted to join the Shropshire Archaeology and Historical Society in presenting a programme of online talks:

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 11am  ‘The History and Building of the Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Shrewsbury‘ – Rosemary Thorne

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 11am, ‘The Grassy Town: a cultural and literary study of Wroxeter‘  – Dr Roger White

Invitations to register for these talks are issued by email. If you have not received them, please email the Friends of Shropshire Archives so we can include you in the circulation list. All the talks are recorded and available afterwards on YouTube.

Links to talks on YouTube

Penny Ward’s September 2020 talk ‘Flax Mill People – the American connection‘:

Andy Wrigley’s October 2020 talk ‘Recent Developments in Funded Archaeology in Shropshire‘:

Sara Downs’ November 2020 talk ‘Bridgewater Revisited‘:

Matt Thompson’s December 2020 talk ‘English Heritage Properties in Shropshire‘:

Sale of Ordnance Survey 2nd edition maps

Our planned sale of 2nd edition 25″ scale Ordnance Survey maps dating from the early 1900s has been cancelled.

However, you can still enquire about the availability of any particular map or reserve any maps by emailing the Friends of Shropshire Archives. You can view and download the graphical index showing the available maps shaded blue.

We will contact anyone who reserves maps to arrange payment and collection when the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

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