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Welcome to the landing page. Talks and tours returned in 2023 and 2024 promises to be even busier. Contact me at nigelj.hinton1@gmail.com if you would like to arrange for a private tour of Shrewsbury and some of the other Shropshire towns.

The Darwin Festival 2024 has finished

The Festival ran throughout February with the main events 10-17 February 2024


DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival (originalshrewsbury.co.uk)

If you would like to research Charles Darwin visit Shropshire Archives on Castle Gates


Watch BBC TV Bargain Hunt When Charlie Ross met me in Drapers Hall in Shrewsbury https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0012wrl

See Drapers Hall when ITV News visited

Blog Posts

Thank you for stopping by. This website hosts most of my research projects so you can read a selection of my articles, talks, and find details of my books and links to other websites.

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Get in touch

Please use the contact page or contact me on 07866 522781.

My books are available from all good local and national bookshops.

Mytton of Halston , was published in 2023 order from your local bookshop.

Other books available include

Wool, War and Health – You Caxton, 2020

At work in Shrewsbury – Amberley 2018

Shrewsbury Drapers Company 1462 – 2017     –  You Caxton in 2017

Baa Baa Blodwyn  –   2011

Silhouette   –  2009

Historical Hostelries  written with David Trumper  – 2005

About me

These days I describe myself as a local historian, author, speaker and guide based in the beautiful town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.


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