Shrewsbury Abbey


Welcome to Shrewsbury Abbey

There has been a place of worship on this site since Anglo-Saxon times. The Abbey was founded as a Benedictine Monastery by Roger de Montgomery in 1083 on the site of an existing Saxon church. After the dissolution of the monasteries in the reign of King Henry VIII the part of the Abbey building which survived continued as a Parish Church - as it is to this day.

We hope you will enjoy visiting us over the internet, but we also extend a warm invitation to visit us in real life. Whether you are a worshipper, pilgrim, tourist, or school you are most welcome.


General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR

On the 25th May 2018 GDPR comes in to effect. This imposes obligations on organisations regarding the storage and use of data. The Parish respects the information we hold  in areas such as Electoral Roll and Gift Aid Declarations. We have recently published a 'Privacy Notice' which gives more information about the kind of data we hold and how we manage this data. You can find this policy here - Privacy Notice PCC March 2018.docx - and additional GDPR documentation here - Rotas Page - under GDPR Material.


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