Community History in Telford & Wrekin
All nine libraries in Telford & Wrekin hold community history collections, the most comprehensive of which is currently at
Telford Library. In November 2011 this will move to the
Community History Centre at the new Wellington Library,
where volunteers will also share their knowledge and skills.
The Community History pages on our Virtual Librarywww.telford.gov.uk/libraries give you information about all our holdings plus lots more useful information and resources.
Our Virtual Library also gives library members free access to a wide range of online reference services that we subscribe to, such as Ancestry library, The Times Digital Archive,
Dictionary of National Biography and Who Was Who.
Telford & Wrekin libraries host an online enquiries service, where you may ask a librarian a question via email at email@example.com
Since April 1998 a joint agreement between Shropshire County Council and the Borough of Telford & Wrekin has ensured that the Service continues to operate across the historic county of Shropshire. As well as holding nearly 9km, of material relating to Shropshire past and present, the Service works closely with library services and voluntary societies to co-ordinate local studies provision
Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, SHREWSBURY SY1 2AQ
Telephone: 01743 255350, Fax: 01743 255355
There are other libraries within the Borough of Telford & Wrekin with local studies collections. A major resource is to be found at the Library of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum. Access can be obtained by prior appointment with the librarian
Telephone: 01952 432141, Fax: 01952 432237