Events

Monthly talk - Martin Wood: Hollywood came to Shrewsbury

Tue, 21/12/2021 - 19:15

Martin, the Shrewsbury town crier, will join us to talk about the time Hollywood came to Shrewsbury. His talk entitled “God Bless Us Every One” will review the time that Hollywood came to Shrewsbury to film the Christmas classic, “a Christmas Carol” and his role in it.

Currently the situation with Covid-19 and the impact on being able to hold our monthly meetings at the normal location in Cross Houses continues to be uncertain so the SFHS committee is still looking into how future talks will be delivered but it is hoped that there will be the opportunity for combined face to face meetings and Zoom.  Further details of how the meetings will be organised will be made available as soon as they are confirmed. 

Monthly talk and AGM - Mary McKenzie: 30 years at Shropshire Archives

Tue, 18/01/2022 - 19:15

Preceding the talk by Mary our AGM will be held, further details will be available in the December journal.

Mary, the recently retired Archives Manager at Shropshire Archives will then join us to talk about her experiences over 30 years working in the archives. As well as reflecting on her own experiences Mary would also be interested to discuss the experiences of users of the Archives in Shropshire or elsewhere. 

Currently the situation with Covid-19 and the impact on being able to hold our monthly meetings at the normal location in Cross Houses continues to be uncertain so the SFHS committee is still looking into how future talks will be delivered but it is hoped that there will be the opportunity for combined face to face meetings and Zoom as soon as possible.  Further details of how the meetings will be organised will be made available as soon as they are confirmed. 

Monthly talk - John Hanson: Census substitutes

Tue, 15/02/2022 - 19:15

John will join us to talk about where else it might be possible to find details of our ancestors if they can't be found in the Census records. 

Currently the situation with Covid-19 and the impact on being able to hold our monthly meetings at the normal location in Cross Houses continues to be uncertain so the SFHS committee is still looking into how future talks will be delivered but it is hoped that there will be the opportunity for combined face to face meetings and Zoom as soon as possible.  Further details of how the meetings will be organised will be made available as soon as they are confirmed.