The Catalogue

The catalogue lists the Oswestry Borough records (1324 -1967) and the Rural Borough records (1967-1974). It also contains a small collection of local records such as photographs up to c. 2005.

A can view the Catalogue online by clicking on the image below:

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Alternatively, you can access and search the catalogue on The National Archives A2A website at:

An updated version of the catalogue will be available soon.

Printed copies of the catalogue are also available at Shropshire Archives and Oswestry Library.

Modern records and the Freedom of Information Act

The published catalogue excludes the post-1974 records of the Town Council. A hard copy catalogue of these records is available in the search room.

Requests for access to the Town Council's records under the Freedom of Information Act should be made in writing to the Town Clerk.

Contacting Oswestry Archives

Town Council Archivist - Sara Downs

Assistant to the Archivist - Joanne Needham

Oswestry Town Council,
The Guildhall,
SY11 1PZ

Tel: 01691 680222
Fax: 01691 671080
E-mail: enquiries(at)