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Breconshire Montgomeryshire Radnorshire

 

 

Breconshire Group Meetings

All meetings are held at the Watergate Welsh Baptist Chapel, Brecon at 7-30pm, unless otherwise stated.

Sunday 29 January 2012
Annual Lunch. - Bishops Meadow, Brecon.

Afterwards there will be a illustrated talk on the River Gwesyn by Liz Fleming-Williams
Details and menu from Brecon Secretary Jo Crabtree

 

Monday 27 February 2012
Speaker: Martin Eve - Thomas Hardy and Captain Thomas Hardy

Talk about the research done by the speaker over a number of years, recording it using Family Tree Maker and other internet resources,
and his possible connection with Thomas Hardy and Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy. (Flag Captain to Admiral Lord Nelson)
Venue: Watergate Welsh Baptist Chapel, Brecon. 7-30pm

 

Monday 26 March 2012
Heirlooms Night.

Bring along an item special to you and talk about it.
Venue: Watergate Welsh Baptist Chapel, Brecon. 7-30pm.

 

Monday 30 April 2012
Speaker: Derek Price - Illustrated talk on the succession of bridges over the wye at Glasbury.
Venue: Kensington Baptist Chapel, Brecon. 7-30pm

 

Monday 28 May 2012
Speaker: Harley Simpson from Devon - Housing the People, Post War Conditions in Brecon.
Venue: Kensington Baptist Chapel, Brecon. 7-30pm

 

Monday 25 June 2012
Brecon Group AGM, followed by Research Evening.

Venue: Kensington Baptist Chapel, Brecon. 7-30pm

 

Monday 30 July 2012
A trip along the Canal on the Dragonfly with buffet supper as part of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal.
Venue: Theatre Bryncheiniog Basin, Brecon. 5-45pm

 

 

 

 

 

Montgomeryshire Group Meetings 2012/2013


Saturday 27 October at 2pm
Mrs Gwyneth Davies will speak about “The Manuel Family of Trefeglwys”
The United Reform Church Schoolroom, New Church Street, Newtown, Powys

Saturday 24 November at 2pm
Research afternoon - Help and resources available to help you find your ancestors
The United Reform Church Schoolroom, New Church Street, Newtown, Powys

Saturday 23 February 2013 at 2pm
Dr Emyr Williams will speak on “Family History – Educational records as a source for information: the case of Aberhosan School.”
The United Reform Church Schoolroom, New Church Street, Newtown, Powys

Saturday 23 March 2013 at 2pm

“Don’t flog your family Heirloom” Bring along a family heirloom, significant to your family, and talk about it for a few minutes.

The Corn Exchange, 42a Broad Street, Welshpool, Powys

Saturday 27 April 2013 at 2pm
“The Victorian House, Dolmynach, Rhayder and local connections”
by Lloyd Lewis
The United Reform Church Schoolroom, New Church Street, Newtown, Powys

 

Radnorshire Group Meetings

All meetings are held at Llanddewi Ystradenny Village Hall at 7-00pm, Free parking on-site

NO Meetings in July and August.

Friday 18th May 2012 - Talk by Sadie Cole (Former Secretary of Radnorshire Society) In Association with the Radnorshire Society

The history of the post office and postal service in Radnorshire from 1674 to 1974 and onwards. I will show how the PO has developed over 300 years, and some of the incidents that have been recorded, with a short summary of what has happened to it during the last few years.

 

All meetings are held on the last Thursday in the month

NO Meeting in December

 

Breconshire Montgomeryshire Radnorshire


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