Links to History Societies and other Groups in Shropshire

Those marked with a * were members of the Wrekin Local Studies Forum which has now closed down.  These individual groups still operate and communicate with each other.

Acton Scott Working Farm

Albrighton & District Historical Society (email contact:

All Stretton History Group

Alveley Historical Society

*Britannia and Aqueduct Historical Group (email contact:

Arleston Memories Group (email contact:

Battlefield 1403

Bishop’s Castle Heritage Resource Centre

Bishop’s Castle Railway and Transport Museum

Bridgnorth & District Historical Society

Bridgnorth Museum Northgate

*Broseley Local History Society

Cambrian Heritage Railways

Chetwynd Medieval Heritage Society

Chirk Local History Society

Church Stretton U3A

Claverley Memories Local History Society

Cleobury Mortimer History Society

Clive and Grinshill History Group

Clywd Family History Society

Craven Arms and District Local History Group

Ditton Priors Local History Group

Flax Mill and Maltings

*Friends of Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Website

*Friends of Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Facebook Page

Friends of Ludlow Museum

Friends of Much Wenlock Museum

Friends of Shrewsbury Museums

Friends of the Llanymynech Lime Works

Hadnall & District History Group

Highley History Archives

History of Shawbury (email contact:

Ironbridge Gorge Community Archive

Ketley History Group

Leintwardine Historical Society (email contact:

Library: Ironbridge Gorge Museum (email contact:

Llansilin Local History Society

Ludlow Historical Research Group

Madeley History Group(email contact:

Market Drayton Museum and Resource Centre

Mortimer History Society

Much Wenlock Civic Society

Myddle, Broughton and Harmer Hill Parish History Society

*Newport & District History Society

Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group

Oswestry Town Archives

Shifnal Local History Group (email contact:

Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust

Shrewsbury Castle Museum

Shrewsbury Civic Society

Shropshire Archaeological & Historical Society

Shropshire Archaeology Service

*Shropshire Archives

*Shropshire Family History Society

Shropshire Historic Churches Trust

Shropshire Reminiscence

South West Shropshire Historical & Archaeological Society

Tenbury Wells Historical Society (email contact:

Wellington Civic Society

*Wellington History Group

Wenlock Olympian Society

Whitchurch History & Archaeology Group

*Wrekin Historical Group

Wrekin Museum Partnership (email contact:

This list is still being developed and if you feel you know of a society’s website which could be included, please send the link to a member of the Friends of Shropshire Archives committee. Equally, please let us know if any of these links now fail to work.