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Poor Relief records uploaded

We’ve been busy transcribing information collected during the project, the latest are the poor relief records. Thought I would share a sample of the information the records hold.

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Names Index Demonstration

You can now view a demonstration of the online database, if you have any problems with the user interface please leave a comment. Search Names Index By Surname

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St Catherine’s Church

Take a look at this 1995 BBC “One Foot In The Past” programme. This shows the interior of one of the Churches included in the Church and Chapel trail we are producing. St Catherine’s appears at 2:56 – 5:38

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Did you know that Whitchurch children were apprentices at Quarry Bank Mill ?

A fact-based drama on 19th century life at Quarry Bank Mill has just started on Channel 4. Our current “All Our Stories” heritage lottery project has uncovered information at Manchester Archives & Local Studies about three Whitchurch children who were employed as apprentices by the Greg family. 1789 – Elizabeth Jones of Whitchurch, Salop – …

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1000 Record Landmark

Over 1000 records have been entered in to the Names Index, from these we have extracted 400+ individual surnames relating to Whitchurch. We have also started work on our database, which when complete will able us to search for a surname and subsequently, display all the information we hold on it; including a reference back to …

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The Story so Far …..

We have been busy collecting information relating to the project, team members have been searching records at Shropshire Archives, on-line records, or hands on in the graveyard cutting back the undergrowth! So far we have started data sets for: Apprentices Bankrupts & solicitors Disorder Fire Assurance Newspaper & Printed Material Rate Books St Alkmund’s Donations …

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This is the blog for our Heritage Lottery Funded project – All Our Stories, the story of everyday people in 18th and early 19th century Whitchurch. Subscribe to our Project Diary for the latest news or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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