The branch meets four times a year in central London and anyone with an interest in Welsh family history is very welcome to attend. The branch charges no membership fee but we ask for a £3 donation at each meeting to cover expenses.
Further details can be obtained from the Secretary, Anne Jones:
Saturday, 8th November 2014 at 2pm
Mariners sailing from the Port of Swansea in the 1800's
with Bryan Richards of the Swansea mariners website
Saturday, 20th September 2014 at 2pm
Marriage in Wales in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: legal, clandestine or informal ?
with LBWFHS branch member Anna Brueton.
Anna Brueton's Ph.D. research concerned courtship, marriage and illegitimacy in West Wales.
In this talk she considers whether the widespread belief that 'Marriage ceremonies ... were frequently informal, clandestine or irregular' has any basis, using her own work and recent research into marriage in England.
Saturday, 11 January 2014 at 2pm
Annual General Meeting and open Members' Interests meeting
Saturday, 3rd November 2012 at 2pm
Witchcraft in Wales
with Richard Suggett
Richard Suggett works at the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Buildings of Wales. He is the author of a number of books and articles on Welsh History, including ‘A History of Magic and Witchcraft in Wales’ (2008) and ‘Introducing Houses of the Welsh Countryside / Cyflwyno Cartrefi Cefn Gwlad Cymru’ (2010, with Greg Stevenson).