Newsletter On-line

Published as booklet: September 2018 – Published on-line: January 2019

81 High Street Turret

Newport Statuette

Finds by the Field Group at Shray Hill

Cottage at 27 Upper Bar – its demolition and replacement

Items from the Newport & Market Drayton Advertiser 1891Some volunteers are digitising the Advertisers from 1891-1914, here are some interesting reports in 1891.

Newport Burgage Plot Survey – Prepared for and with the VCH Newport team and funded entirely by Newport Town Council, this is a downloadable PDF file and is copyrighted. This survey comprises research for the joint venture between Newport History Society and Victoria County History Shropshire as part of the new  project to research and write a new and definitive history of Newport.  Volunteers helping the project were from Newport History Society,  Newport Girls High School, and other local volunteers
(New 4 Apr 2020)

Inns of Newport
(New 4 Apr 2020)

Picture from bod!
(New 19 Feb 2020) 

FROM THOMAS PICKEN’S PAPERS – ‘A Note about oxen and celebrations in Newport’
(New 25 Oct 2019)

FROM THOMAS PICKEN’S PAPERS – ‘A relic of Newport’s  Old Corporation’
(New 25 Oct 2019)

A Glimpse of Newport High Street 1857

Looking For Volunteers

Chairman’s Report

More on 77 High Street

The Victoria County History – Newport
The Scoping Study (New 15 May 2019)

Newport High Street 1838

T & W’s Councillor’s Pride Fund (New 21 Feb 2019)

A Rather Busy Summer (updated 01 Jan 2019)

81-83 High Street Research Moves on…again
(updated 01 Jan 2019)


Examining 77 High Street

Shirt Sales


Snailbeach Lead Mine Visit

Word Meanings

Information about the Society