Links to Shropshire family history and local history resources online

Shropshire: county-wide

Shropshire Archives.

Friends of Shropshire Archives.

Discovering Shropshire’s History: Search Our Collections.

Discovering Shropshire’s History: History section.

A Vision of Britain Through Time: Shropshire.

GENUKI: Shropshire.

FamilySearch Wiki: Shropshire, England Genealogy.

Shropshire Family History Society.

Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society.

Salop (Transcriptions of the Shropshire Parish Register Society parish register abstracts).

Shropshire BMD.

Historical Directories of England & Wales: Shropshire.

British History Online: Victoria County History – Shropshire.

Imperial War Museum: Search Memorial Records (results for Shropshire).

Shropshire Historic Churches Trust.

Shropshire Railway Society.

Memories of Shropshire Facebook group.

Memories of Shropshire Quarries Facebook page.

Shropshire History – May 2020: site is suspended. Full copy of site at:

place - Shrewsbury, English Bridge

The English Bridge at Shrewsbury. Royalty-free image from

Shropshire: Towns and Villages

Albrighton & District Historical Society.

Bishop’s Castle Heritage Resource Centre.

Bridgnorth Lists.

Bridgnorth & District Historical Society: Bridgnorth Museum, Northgate.

Broseley Local History Society.

Cardington parish website – May 2020: Site migrating to Cardington Parish Council.

Chetwynd Medieval Heritage Society.

Childs Ercall One Place Study.

Cleobury Mortimer & District History Society.

Clive and Grinshill History Society.

Craven Arms and District History Group.

Dawley History Group.

Ditton Priors Local History Group Facebook page.

Ercall Magna: A brief journey through time.

Four Parishes Heritage Group (Highley, Billingsley, Stottesdon & Kinlet).

Hodnet – North Shropshire: Local History.

Ironbridge Gorge Community Archive (IGca) Flickr photostream.

Ironbridge Gorge Museums.

Leintwardine History Society.

Llanymynech History Society.

Ludlow Historical Research Group.

Madeley Local Studies Group. Myddle History.

Newport History Society.

Oswestry Archives.

Oswestry Family & Local History Group.

Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group.

Ruyton XI Towns Local History Society.

Ruyton eleventownshistory.

Shifnal Local History Group.

Shrewsbury Local History.

Shrewsbury: Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings.

Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust.

South West Shropshire Historical & Archaeological Society.

Stirchley Church and Rectory.

The Mount Residents’ Group (archived) – An archived version of this now defunct site.

Wellington History Group.

Whitchurch History and Archaeology Group.

Withington Parish Website – May 2020: Local history resources have gone, but the site home page has a parish history.

Wrekin Historical Group.

Wrekin Local Studies Forum.

May 2020 update: As the individual church / cemetery pages at BillionGraves no longer list the names of the memorials photographed and indexed at each site, their usefulness as a local history resource is much reduced and I have removed them from the list above. For those still wishing to access them to search for graves, those with more than a handful of gravestones pictured and indexed include: Cheswardine St Swithun , Hadley Cemetery, Hinstock St Oswald, Hodnet St Luke, Market Drayton Cemetery, Newport St Nicholas, Telford St George, Wellington All Saints, Wellington General Cemetery.

place - Ironbridge (pxfuel)

The bridge at Ironbridge. Royalty-free image from

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