Tag: 19th Century

19th century Whitchurch Volunteers

Research has started at Shropshire Archives for the Whitchurch ‘All Our Stories’ project. Members of the group are currently working through an 1803 enrollment register for the Loyal Whitchurch Corps of Volunteer Infantry. In 1794 the British government feared that the French would invade and encouraged towns to form local defence regiments. The enrollment register …

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