Shrewsbury Abbey Welcome to the home page of Victoria County History (VCH), Shropshire. Here you can find out about our work on the history of the county of Shropshire, details of our activities and other news. Here we make available drafts of our publications, including sections of VCH Shropshire VI: Shrewsbury Part ii. We welcome comments on these, including corrections and amendments.

Newport History Day

Together with the Newport History Society, we invite you to a free Newport History Day on Saturday 11 May 2019 at Cosy Hall, Water Lane, Newport, 1.30 to 5.30 (lectures start at 2.00). Refreshments will be provided.

Come and hear about our plans for a new history of Newport, and volunteering opportunities to help with its researching and writing. There will be other talks on the buildings, history and landscape of Newport and the latest SNAP images, together with history and archaeology displays.
Full programme.
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New Chapters added to Shrewsbury Part II

The following chapters have been added to our work in progress: