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Its already July and we are into Summer Daily Tours of the town centre of Shrewsbury contact Visitor Information to book a place on a walking history tour of the Town. The tours take about an hour and a half but there is a lot to see.

The Shrewsbury Museum is open to visitors and at present is free to enter.

February starts with the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival 7-13 February 2022

Bridget and Nigel are leading Darwin in Shrewsbury Tours on 5 and 6 February


Nigel is giving a talk in the Library on Tuesday 8 February

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.

I am taking orders for Mytton of Halston to be delivered shortly.

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

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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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