Saturday 23rd September 2017 AGM and Annual Lecture

The Society’s 2017 AGM will be held at 2.00pm on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at the The Shirehall, Shrewsbury

The AGM will be followed at 2.30pm by the Annual Lecture.  This year’s lecture is by Dr Sarah Thursfield:  “I was naked and you clothed me”.  Clothing the poor was an act of medieval charity and later the responsibility of parish overseers.  This talk will discuss the recipients, what they were given and how it was supplied, illustrated with replica garments from 18th and 19th century sources