Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group
OBHAG Programme 2017
This year the meetings to be held at a new venue -
the Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street
7.30 pm start unless stated otherwise.
There is nearby parking on the Horsemarket and Oak Street Car Parks. There is also limited parking outside the hall on Castle Street but please leave this free for those members with mobility problems.
Every Friday at Oswestry Library - *** Dedicated Website ***Discover Shropshire - Oswestry Family and Local History Group
Weekly Family and Local History Advice ServiceView Leaflet - Website
Please email Paul Brown if you hear of any local historical/archaeological events not included here.
NEW VENUE - Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street
Sarah Thursfield, tailor and dress historian
John Pinfold, author and leading racing historian
AGM followed by Presidential Lecture by John Pryce Jones
"A banker, a distiller and a watchmaker - the ancestry of Edward and Mary Salter, builders of Plas Wilmot, Wilfred Owen's birthplace."
Gareth Williams, formerly a Senior Lecturer in History at Glyndwr University, Wrexham.
Led by Roger Cooper and Margaret Hill
( Meet at the castle mound entrance, 7.00pm.)
(Meet at 7.00pm)
Full details to follow. Places limited and booking essential
Includes guided tours of the King Richard III Visitor Centre, the Cathedral and Richard's Tomb
Information Sheet available
Provisional ticket price £25 Optional Light Lunch £5.95
(Coach departs Oak Street Car Park. 8.00am Returns 6.00pm)
Sandy Best, Journalist and Historian
Fiona Gale, Denbighshire County Archaeologist
Andrew Pike, historic church expert
Andy Wigley, Shropshire Historic Environment Manager