2016 AGM – 8th of October

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Please remember that the AGM will be held at Llanelltud on the 8th October at 2pm followed by a lecture by the award winning author, Dr Dafydd Gwyn on the archaeology of the slate industry in Meirionnydd.

24/9/16 Morgan Lloyd – Cefngellgwm

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Although the audience was small, everyone was enthralled by the lecture given by Gareth Huws on one of Merioneth’s largely forgotten sons, Morgan Lloyd, Cefngellgwm, Trawsfynydd. Although he reached the highest echelons of the law in London before becoming MP for Anglesey Boroughs his story seems to have been overlooked.

Change of Date for June meeting

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The date of the visit to Tyn-y-coed has been changed to the 25th June (the following Saturday). Please help us to spread the message.

Cofio a Chreithiau

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Our session to celebrate our ‘Cofio’ project will be held on Saturday 7 May 2016 at 2.30 at Tanybwlch, with short talks by Geraint Vaughan Jones, Vivian Parry Williams, Menna Jones and Beryl H Griffiths.

Cofio a Chreithiau, HLF project 24 March 2015.

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We made an early start by scanning the cover of the programme for the unveiling of the Dolgellau war memorial. Studying this on a large screen enabled us to discuss the implications involved of placing similar items onto our website. It also helped us to start formulating a protocol for our work and gave everyone the opportunity to contribute ideas …

Cofio a Chreithiau, HLF project 10 March 2015

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The same members supported the second workshop. We discussed our specific objectives thoroughly before listening to Geraint Vaughan Jones who spoke about the experiences of his two grandfathers. Geraint described some of their moving experiences and we studied a number of related photographs and documents. In doing so, we discovered some of the useful sources of information and official records …

Cofio a Chreithiau, HLF project 24 February 2015

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We intend to collect and scan family histories and materials connected to the Great War and to place them on our pages in The People’s Collection. Twelve members and three visitors came together to the Meirionnydd Record Office for a day of training by Hazel Thomas and Rhian Davies, from The People’s Collection. Among our guests was Craig Owen, newly appointed …