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Talbot InnThe Talbot Inn
Known to have been on its present site since the late 18th Century. Its signs show the Talbot hunting dog which was the emblem of the Earls of Shrewsbury.

Useful Links

Ruyton XI Towns
http://www.rxit.org.uk
Provides information on Village events
Shropshire Family History Society
http://sfhs.org.uk
A meeting place for those conducting local family history
Shropshire Archives
http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/archives.nsf
Information on the County's archive service
Shropshire Archives Online Catalogue
http://search.shropshirehistory.org.uk
Advanced Search for Shropshire

Darwin County

http://www.darwincountry.org.uk
Educational resource

Discover Shropshire
http://www.discovershropshire.org.uk
A Shropshire Council guide to social, sport and cultural activities

Ancestry.co.uk
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
For tracing family history

The National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a
Database of local archive catalogues
Victoria County History
http://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk
An encyclopaedic record of England's places and people
Historical Directories
http://www.historicaldirectories.org
Digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales

War Memorial Trust
http://www.warmemorials.org


Ruyton Castle

http://www.rxit.org.uk/castle
Welsh Marches Castles
http://www.castlewales.com/march.html
Whittington Castle
http://www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

Oswestry & Border History and Archaeological Group
Tel: 01691 661793
http://www.oswestry.histarch.uk

BBC Domesday Reloaded
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday
Enter place name in the 'Search' box, and
select 'Content' to find entries for 1986.

Oswestry Borderland Heritage
http://www.oswestry-borderland-heritage.co.uk
A repository for industrial and historical information collected from various sources around the area.

Rhydycroesau Local History Group
Jessie Hanson on 01 691 654698

Shrewsbury Chronicle Press Cuttings
1774-1950
Ruyton XI Towns area, (Obituaries,
property sales, local events)
Chris Dudley on 01939 261453

Llansilin Local History Society
Secretary: Mrs. Mary Morris
on 01691 662569