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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 Council
Provides Village information
Shropshire Family History Society
A meeting place for those conducting local family history

Articles on the Eleven Towns
Historical contributions by local people.

Shropshire Archives Online Catalogue
Advanced Search for Shropshire
Shropshire Archives
Information on the County's archive service
Discover Shropshire
A Shropshire Council guide to social, sport and cultural activities
Darwin County
Educational resource

The National Archives
Database of local archive catalogues
For tracing family history

Historical Directories
Digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales
Victoria County History
An encyclopaedic record of England's places and people
Ruyton Castle

War Memorial Trust

Whittington Castle
Welsh Marches Castles
BBC Domesday Reloaded
Enter place name in the 'Search' box, and
select 'Content' to find entries for 1986.

Oswestry & Border History and Archaeological Group
Tel: 01691 654358

Rhydycroesau Local History Group
Jessie Hanson on 01 691 654698

Oswestry Borderland Heritage
A repository for industrial and historical information collected from various sources around the area.

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

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