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The Regimental Museum’s online shop will not be available during the Castle’s winter closure period, between December 14th and February 14th

Regimental History

Please click on the images above to be taken through to the Regimental History of these Regiments.

  • The 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot  1755 - 1881
  • 85th King’s Light Infantry 1759 - 1881
  • The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry  1881 - 1968
  • The Shropshire Rifle Volunteers 1859 - 1908
  • The Shropshire Militia 1800 - 1920
  • The Shropshire Artillery Volunteers 1860 - 1908
  • The Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery 1908 - 67
  • The Shropshire Yeomanry 1795 to date


Formed on 1st February 2007, The Rifles is the largest Regiment in the British Army and is the direct descendant of the old county Light Infantry Regiments, the Royal Green Jackets, The Light Infantry and others.

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The Rifles