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.

Victorian Garden Party in aid of Newport VCH

To support a VCH publication on Newport, we are holding a Victorian Garden Party, from 2pm to 6pm on Sunday 24 June 2018 at The Ferns, 32 Station Road, Newport. Tickets include afternoon tea with a glass of sparkling wine or ale on arrival, and can be obtained from thefernsshropshire@hotmail.co.uk (adult £12.50, child under 12 £5 (under 2s free), family of 2 adults and 2 children £29.50).

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News archive

27 September 2017: we have added the typescript of sections of Newport and the Weald Moors, prepared in 2002 by David Cox and Janice Cox, to our work-in-progress page.
10 May 2017: The May 2017 issue of our NewsletterPDF icon.

9 May 2017: drafts of two Shrewsbury Part Two sections have been added to the website.

22 February 2017: our Newsletter for June 2016 PDF icon has been added to the website.

17 January 2017: our Annual Report for 2015-16 PDF icon has been added to the website.