Links and information for Oswestry History & Archaeology Organisations are listed under the following categories:- Books Periodicals Video & DVD and Internet Website Publications
Oswestry - A Local History
Author - John Pryce-Jones
Llanforda Press - ISBN 0-9517162-4-7
A book based upon articles written by the author for local Oswestry newspapers. - Website
History of Oswestry
By William Cathrall - Published 1855 - Facsimile printed in 1987
Gallery Books
Around Oswestry (Britain in Old Photographs)
By David Trumper & Ray Farlow
Published by The History Press
An Oswestry Childhood
By Mary Hignett
Branch Lines Around Oswestry:-
Gobowen, Tanat Valley, Llanfyllin and Welshpool
By Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Middleton Press - October 2009 - ISBN: 978 1 906008 60 4
Offa's Dyke: History and Guide
by David Hill and Margaret Worthington - ......more
Tempus Publishing Inc. - ISBN 0-7524-1958-7
Oswestry through the ages
by John Pryce-Jones
Llanforda Press - ISBN 0-9517162-0-4
Place Names of the Welsh Borders
by Antony Lias
Shropshire Geology - A Visitors Guide
by P.F. Phillips and J.R. Stratford - WebInfo
Street Names of Oswestry
by John Pryce-Jones
Llanforda Press - ISBN 0-9517162-7-1
State, Church and Chapel - Boundaries Challenged Borders Changed
by Charles Stiles - see details here
A Century of Life in Oswestry
(As seen in the records of the Courts of Quarter Session)by Stan Brown
Oswestry Racecourse
by Harry Buckley
Reges Christianissimi:-
History and Interpretation in Bede's Account of the Early Kings of Northumbria
by Dr. Clive Tolley
Published by Gracewing (, ISBN 978 085244 930 1
It considers the battle of Chester (c. 615) in detail, the spiritual and poetic context of the slaughter of the monks of Bangor-on-Dee at that battle, some aspects of the reign of Edwin (which are not directly relevant to local history of Oswestry), and two chapters on Oswald, the main one being concerned with his cult, which was focused in part on the site of battle at Oswestry. - More detail
Cave and Mining Publications
Shropshire Caving and Mining Club Publications
Shropshire - An Archaeological Guide
By Michael Watson - Published by Shropshire Books
Check Amazon re availability.
Shropshire Field-Names
by H.D.G. Foxhall - Published by Shropshire Archaeological Society WebInfo
A View of Montgomeryshire
by Pauline Phillips - Published by Christopher Davies (Publishers) Ltd.
Bronze Age Settlement in the Welsh Marches
by John Halsted - British Archaeological Reports BAR series 384 - Published in 2005
PenCambria - mid Wales magazine
The broad aim of PenCambria is to provide a magazine full of history and traditional and contemporary culture relating to Mid Wales. - Website
Shropshire Archaeological Society Transactions
Newsletter twice a year and Transactions - WebInfo nbsp;  List of Transactions still for sale
Shropshire Magazine
Shropshire Star
Looking Back Webpage
Video & DVD
A History of Oswestry - Video Tape Collection
Oswestry in Wartime - Video Tape or DVD
Available from John Powell - Telephone 01691 650388
Hazelton, Weston Ave, Oswestry, SY11 2BJ
Internet Publications
The Posthole
A student run journal for all those interested in archaeology.Website and twitter link
PowysWeb - History List
Shropshire's Nonconformist Chapels
Delightful website by Janice Cox which gives basic details and photographs of about 400 Shropshire Nonconformist Chapels
Welsh Place-Name Elements
Welsh Family History Archive Web info by John Ball which includes a Glossary and sound files - Sounds of Welsh Place-names

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