AGM 2018 plus speaker on Victoria County History Shropshire: Present and future projects

Newport and District Civic Society commences its new membership year on 25th September 2018, with a presentation by Dr. Judith Everard on’’VCH Shropshire’.
If you want to join the Society, an annual subscription of just £10 a year gives free entry to each speaker meeting, so come along on 25th September 2018 and join.
The Society will be holding a short AGM following the presentation by Dr. Everard.

Since its re-launch in 2014, ‘VCH Shropshire’ has been working on both Shrewsbury and Wem with the aim of producing the hallmark VCH ‘red books’ on North Bradford hundred.
The next area of interest is Newport and the Weald Moors. Dr Judith Everard will present findings from her work on Wem and ideas for the project’s future regarding a Newport scoping study, which is the first part of writing the ‘short’ History of Newport .
Help will be needed from local people to start researching and writing the new and definitive History of Newport and it is understood that Newport Town Council have given money to help with the cost of the scoping study.
Come and hear details of the recent work on the VCH Shropshire and how you could help with the History of Newport

Dr Judith Everard is a medieval historian by training. She has worked as contributing editor for Victoria County History Shropshire since 2015.

The presentation will be held on –
Tuesday 25th September 2018, 7.30 pm in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Church Aston TF10 9JG.
A small charge of £2 is made for non-members to cover hall costs & refreshments.

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