Broseley Local History Society  
Incorporating the Wilkinson Society


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Wrekin Local Studies Forum Organisations and individuals interested in local studies in and around the Borough of Telford & Wrekin.
Local  Sites
Broseley Online An essential guide for anyone planning a visit to the area
Broseley.net Community web site - currently dormant
Broseley Cricket Club Established in 1860 and still going strong
Broseley Darts League Pub darts League tables etc
The Ironmen & Severn Gilders They dance what could be described as a unique and exuberant style of morris, which we know dates back to at least the 17th century
Victoria County History  The compete text of the VCH for Broseley giving a full referenced history of the town.
The Lion Hotel Situated in the centre of the town
Industrial Archaeology Sites

Association for Industrial Archaeology

The UK society for Industrial Archaeology
Coal Mining Resource Centre An interesting site run by Ian Winstanley
Henry Court A new web site to celebrate the life and achievements of Henry Court who was known as "father of the Iron Trade"

IA Recordings     

Video recordings of Industrial Archaeology

IA Recordings links

Masses of links to Industrial Archaeology and history sites

Shropshire Caving & Mining Club

Coal and Metal  mines in Shropshire
Severn Valley Railway  Steam Railway running from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth
Telford Steam Railway  Located at Horsehay in Telford

Shropshire Sites

Shropshire Star News and articles form Shropshire's daily newspaper.
Shropshire Archives Shropshire Archives holds the major collection of published and original records of the history of Shropshire
Secret Shropshire  Pictures, maps, documents etc relating to Shropshire

Virtual Shropshire

Tourism and Leisure Guide
Ironbridge (& Broseley) Tour A tour of the Gorge by Virtual Shropshire
Shropshire Roots Discover and Explore Shropshire's heritage

Ironbridge Gorge Museum

The Museum in the Severn Gorge World Heritage site
Nonconformist Chapels  Photographs and details of Shropshire Nonconformist Chapels
Madeley local history  Across the Severn from Broseley.  Until the formation of Telford; Madeley was closely associated with Broseley both being the mining and ironmaking towns in Wenlock Borough.  This is a site by the Madeley Local Studies Group.  It is developing fast so keep an eye on it for new information on "the town over the river."
Madeley A Local Community Information Network supported by and supporting everyone living in the Madeley area of Telford.
Oakengates A local site for this town situated on the East Shropshire Coalfield. Packed with information on Oakengates and its history.  
Winner of Shropshire Star Web Wizards award 2001
Telford The new town just across the river from Broseley
Pubs Run by Rick Jones this site reviews hundreds of pubs in Shropshire - concentrating on the quality of their real ale.
 Winner of Shropshire Star Web Wizards award 2001

Other Related Sites

   
Clay Pipes Broseley Pipes is operated by the local enthusiast Rex Key who has again started to manufacture clay tobacco pipes in Broseley.
Henry Court A new website  launched on July 29, 2006 to mark the 150th anniversary of The Times granting the accolade "father of the Iron Trade" to British inventor Henry Cort, one of the most neglected figures of the Industrial Revolution.
Madeley Union Workhouse
Family History
   
Shropshire Family History Society The Shropshire Family History Society was founded in 1979 to provide a meeting place in Shropshire for all those interested in Family History.
Shropshire Roots On this site you will find a collection of useful information for anyone researching their Shropshire ancestry
A2A Excellent site which allows a search of the Records Office indexes.