A morning of Wem History

Sunday 18th June 2017, 10am to 1pm
by Victoria County History - Shropshire

The meeting is open to everyone interested in Wem, in local history generally
and the work of VCH in Shropshire.
There is no charge but VCH ask for a donation of £5
to cover the cost of refreshments and advance the work of VCH in the county

Four short talks on VCH's research into the history of Wem.


  • 9.30 Doors open
  • 10.00 Introduction by Professor Richard Hoyle (Chair, VCH Shropshire)
  • 10.15 'The missing market charter: rewriting the history of Wem', Judith Everard
  • 10.45 'Understanding the urban landscape of Wem', James Bowen
  • 11.15 Tea and coffee
  • 11.45 "The thing was done which the parishioners since wished undone":
    The Developmental History of Wem Parish Church', Wendy Horton
  • 12.15 'Two centuries of Wem farming', Richard Hoyle
  • 12.45 Discussion

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