Links and information for Oswestry History & Archaeology Organisations are listed under the following categories:- Local County & Regional National and Internet

Local Societies & Organisations

Chirk Local History Society
Website
Cambrian Railways Society Ltd.
Website
Cambrian Railways Trust
Website
Costume Guided Tours around Oswestry
Website
Duchess Countess Trust
WWW Info
Llansilin Local History Society
WWW contact
Llanymynech Historical Society
WWW info
Llimeys (Friends of Llanymynech Limeworks)
Web info Woodland Survey
Old Oswestry Hill Fort Community Project
Website
Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group
Contact Info    Oswestry-History OBHAG Page    Talk & Visit Programme
Oswestry Campus Library
Website
Oswestry Family & Local History Group
Website - Family and Local History Advice Service
Oswestry Heritage Centre
Slide show
Oswestry Library - Shropshire County Council
WWW Homepage Local Studies
Oswestry & District Civic Society
WWW info
Oswestry University of the Third Age (U3A)
Website
Rhydycroesau Local History Group
WWW contact
Ruyton XI Towns History Society
Website Events programme
The Official Welsh Guards Museum (situated at Park Hall)
Website
Wirral & North Wales Field Archaeology
Active voluntary group with various archaeological projects e.g. Caergwrle Castle
Website     Web Forum

County & Regional Societies & Organisations

Archenfield Archaeology
An independent archaeological consultancy which undertakes projects in Shropshire. - Website
BBC - Shropshire History
Website
Cambrian Archaeological Projects Ltd
An independent, professional company offering a variety of services including Historical Research, Excavation, Evaluation, and Specialist Reporting. - Website
Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust - CPAT
A great deal of archaeological and historical information is available via the CPAT website . Of particular relevence to Oswestry is the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey .
Cotswold Archaeology
An independent archaeological consultancy which undertakes projects in Shropshire. - Website
Discovering Shropshire's History
To encourage and facilitate the appreciation of the rich heritage in Shropshire landscapes.
Searchable databases for the Shropshire Sites and Monuments Record (19,000+ records) and the Shropshire County Museums Service. Website
Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Website
Marches Archaeology
Website
Mercian Archaeology
Website
Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust "Friends"
Website
Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society
Website
North Wales Miners Association Trust Ltd.
This organisation intends to preserve coal mining remains and to interpret them to the public. Their area of interest includes Oswestry Coalfield.
Website
Portable Antiquities Scheme - Shropshire
Shropshire Info - PAS Website
Powys County Archives Office
Website
Powys Family History Society
Website
Powysland Club - (Montgomeryshire Historical Society)
Website
Powysland Museum & Montgomery Canal Centre
Welshpool Museum housed in a renovated warehouse on the Montgomery Canal - Website
Secret Shropshire
Website
Shrewsbury Museums Online Resource - Darwin Country
A big searchable collection of data and images re Shrewsbury and Darwin
Darwin Country Home Page
Shropshire County Council Archaeology Service
Website
Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society
Website
Shropshire Archives - Shropshire County Council
WWW
Shropshire Caving and Mining Club
Website
Shropshire Family History Society
Website
Shropshire Mines Trust
A 1996 Charitable Trust whose original purpose was to preserve the Tankerville Mine near Pennerley but has since expanded its interests to cover the whole of Shropshire. - Website
Shropshire Routes to Roots
Website
Shropshire Union Canal Society
Website

National
Council for British Archaeology (CBA)
Website
Council for Independent Archaeology (CIA)
Website
Digital Building heritage project (DBH)
Website
Heritage Action - Protecting Ancient sites in Britain and Ireland
Website
The Owain Glyndwr Society
Website
Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group
Website
The Prehistoric Society
Website
RESCUE - The British Archaeological Trust
Website
The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology
Website

Internet
Access to Archives
The English strand of the UK archives network - Searchable Database
British Archaeological Jobs Resource
Archaeological Jobs, Forum and much more
British Mining Database
Mining Database
Church History & Preservation
Church Plans Online - Database of old Church Plans
Historic Churches Preservation Trust
English Heritage - Pastscape
An online resource from English Heritage's National Monuments Record (NMR) which allows searches for information on many of England's ancient and historical sites, buildings and monuments.
GENUKI - Genealogy
Large collection of genealogical information pages for England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man.
Historical Directories
A searchable digital database of Historic Directories for England and Wales. (e.g. Kelly's & Pigot's Directories)
"I Love the Past"
A website devoted to archaeological sites - both for digging and visiting. It boasts a comprehensive list of fieldwork opportunities in the UK, and will soon include digs across the world and is published by the team who write Current Archaeology magazine.
The Megalithic Portal
An interactive Website which stores a huge number of site visit reports and photographs freely contributed by Portal members.
Timeteam - Channel4
Website History
Old Maps
Britain's most extensive digital historical map archive.
Website
Online Archaeology
Website and forum
The Posthole
A student run journal for all those interested in archaeology.Website and twitter link
The Society for Historical Archaeology & Underwater Archaeology
Website
Your Maps Online - Out of copyright maps, etchings, documents and photographs are scanned and made available online.
Website
United Kingdom Database of Historic Parks and Gardens (UKPG)
Website & Database


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