Tag: Shropshire

Open Evening

Permanent link to this article: http://www.allourstories.whitchurch-heritage.co.uk/open-evening/

A Trip to the Metropolis

Four volunteers visited archives in London in the quest for more Whitchurch names The Lloyd’s TSB Archives held records of depositors from Whitchurch Savings Bank starting in 1818 The Library and Museum of Freemasonry had information on members of two early Whitchurch Lodges which existed between 1786 and 1801  

Permanent link to this article: http://www.allourstories.whitchurch-heritage.co.uk/trip-metropolis/

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

Permanent link to this article: http://www.allourstories.whitchurch-heritage.co.uk/names-index-demonstration/

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

Permanent link to this article: http://www.allourstories.whitchurch-heritage.co.uk/st-catherines-church/

Salop Fire Assurance Company

The Salop Fire Assurance Company records have given us some great information. Policies were taken out by tenants insuring their goods, and owners insuring their buildings. When buildings were insured the names and occupations of any tenants were also given. It is the names of these ordinary people, that would not have otherwise come to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.allourstories.whitchurch-heritage.co.uk/salop-fire-assurance-company/


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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.allourstories.whitchurch-heritage.co.uk/welcome/