Previous High Sheriffs
Archive Material held in Shropshire
An extensive collection of historical material relating to the Office of High Sheriff in Shropshire can be found in the Shropshire Archives in Shrewsbury including a very rare note from the Court of Elizabeth I, dated 1598, sent to the High Sheriff of Shropshire (Figure 1), a note from Humphrey Sandford, dated 1787, recording all his expenses and an indenture from Isaac Hawkins Browne appointing a gaoler.
High Sheriff’s Association
There is a wealth of information available to view on the website of the High Sheriff’s Association of England and Wales. http://www.highsheriffs.com/
This site includes a history of the office, lists of recent High Sheriffs and the names of those in nomination for the Office together with useful links.