Events

Annual General Meeting

The Friends of Shropshire Archives 2021 Annual General Meeting will be held online via Zoom on Wednesday, 9 June at 2pm. The meeting will include a talk by Nigel Baker ‘Down by the riverside: exploring Shrewsbury Abbey and its Severn waterfront‘. The link will be emailed to members two days before the meeting.

Members have been invited to this event by email. If you have not received the notification, please email the Friends of Shropshire Archives so we can include you in the circulation list.

Links to talks on YouTube

Penny Ward’s September 2020 talk ‘Flax Mill People – the American connection‘:  https://youtu.be/yBPOt07rmPk

Andy Wrigley’s October 2020 talk ‘Recent Developments in Funded Archaeology in Shropshire‘: https://youtu.be/EKtvhUzUYZs

Sara Downs’ November 2020 talk ‘Bridgewater Revisited‘: https://youtu.be/CfDIE21qI18

Matt Thompson’s December 2020 talk ‘English Heritage Properties in Shropshire‘: https://youtu.be/wo_NtPOJx10

Rosemary Thornes’ January 2021 talk ‘The History and Building of the Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Shrewsburyhttps://youtu.be/9tNvSYQkoQ8

Roger White’s February 2021 talk ‘The Grassy Town: a cultural and literary study of Wroxeterhttps://youtu.be/M5CDXiSnIj0

Howard Williams’s March 2021 talk ‘The Offa’s Dyke Lockdown‘: https://youtu.be/2FC0cjW9BKI

Giles Carey’s April 2021 talk ‘Capturing the castles: recent survey work at Caus Castle and Castle Pulverbatch‘: https://youtu.be/hqwEGDtg64Q

Mary Mckenzie’s May 20201 talk: ‘30 years working with Shropshire’s Archives‘: TBA

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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