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TV The British Association for Local History
Our purpose is to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups.
Contact: General Enquiries - +44 1283 585947
TV Shropshire Family History
The Shropshire Family History Society was founded in 1979 to provide a meeting place in Shropshire for all those interested in Family History. The Society is a Registered Charity with over one thousand members around the world and is a member of the Federation Of Family History Societies. Membership is open to anyone interested in family history and non-members are welcome to visit one of our meetings to become familiar with our activities.
Contact: General enquiries
TV Madeley Local Studies Group
Madeley Local Studies Group is a group dedicated to researching and preserving the history of this historic Shropshire town.
Contact: General enquiries
TV Shrewsbury School Encient Library
The ancient library of Shrewsbury School was founded in 1606 by the head master John Meighen in part fulfilment of the development plan laid down in Thomas Ashton's Ordinances of 1578. It was housed in a purpose -designed building built in 1595 and in a room fitted out with presses and chained like a contemporary Oxford or Cambridge college library. Above it was a walking gallery intended for mathematical and astronomical instruments.
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