The Victoria County History of Shropshire

Volume I was published in 1908, but no further work took place in the county until it resumed in 1961 after an agreement was struck between the County Council and the University of London. Volumes II, III, IV, VIII, X and XI appeared subsequently. Supported by a grant from the Marc Fitch Fund, work is currently ongoing to prepare a two-part volume. Volume VI, describing the county town of Shrewsbury. Part 1 was published in 2014.

Work on Part 2 is currently on hold but a VCH Short on the town of Wem is currently in production.

Four of the eight volumes published are on British History Online. For full access to all volumes, check your local library catalogue or your local archive. 

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For more information about the new Victoria County History of Shropshire project, visit:

VCH Shropshire
c/o Shropshire Archives
Castle Gates
Shropshire, SY1 2AQ 

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