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. Includes links to other local history societies.
Local  Sites
Visit Broseley An essential guide for anyone planning a visit to the area
Broseley Town Council Broseley Town Council is a local authority whose members represent the residents of the parish of Broseley in Shropshire.
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

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
Discover Shropshire  Pictures, maps, documents etc relating to Shropshire

Virtual Shropshire

Tourism and Leisure Guide

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."
Exploring 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.

Other Related Sites

Caughley Society
The site of the Caughley Society who promote and study all matters relating to Caughley porcelain manufactured just a mile from the centre of Broseley.
Salopian Pottery An excellent new site dedicated to the history and  produces of  the Salopian Art Pottery at Benthall.
Clay Pipes Broseley Pipes is operated by the local enthusiast Rex Key who has again started to manufacture clay tobacco pipes in Broseley.
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.