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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
Provides information on Village events
Shropshire Family History Society
A meeting place for those conducting local family history
Shropshire Archives
Information on the County's archive service
Shropshire Archives Online Catalogue
Advanced Search for Shropshire

Darwin County
Educational resource

Discover Shropshire
A Shropshire Council guide to social, sport and cultural activities
For tracing family history

The National Archives
Database of local archive catalogues
Victoria County History
An encyclopaedic record of England's places and people
Historical Directories
Digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales

War Memorial Trust

Ruyton Castle
Welsh Marches Castles
Whittington Castle

Oswestry & Border History and Archaeological Group
Tel: 01691 654358

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

Oswestry Borderland Heritage
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
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