In January, the topic was members’ research for their ancestors in WWI; three people gave a PowerPoint presentation, two of which were about the members families and the other was regarding research into the men on St. Arvans War Memorial. Continue reading
Our December 2014 meeting was held on Tuesday the 9th, a wild and stormy night with heavy rain. It was quite pleasing therefore to have 19 members of the branch braving the conditions and joining us for a research night. Continue reading
New Publications from Pontypool branch
Pontypool branch have produced 2 new CDs available now from the sales officer. Continue reading
December 10th sees the Blackwood Branch heading to the Islwyn Inn in Wylie. Continue reading
Now I will let you into a secret, I am not a great lover of our Heirlooms evenings that we hold occasionally, though of course it does depend on the speakers for the evening. But I have to say earlier on this month at our basic skills meeting we had an excellent evening Continue reading
We had our usual research meeting at the end of November when we welcomed some new faces. Continue reading
Mr. Pat Hurley came to our November meeting with his collection of Magic Lanterns Continue reading
Our Branch meeting on 11th November started with two of our Branch members, Mrs Anne Vinnicombe and Mrs Chris Cullimore, relating the stories of their parents/grandparents involvement on World War 1. Despite 100 years having passed since the start of that war, Continue reading
Another new CD, this time compiled by Blackwood Branch. Horeb Congregational Church, Ton Tyr Bel Chapel, Trinant.
This is an update and revisit to the graveyard that was first transcribed way back in the 1990s. The CD includes photographs of the graveyard and a transcription of all the stones still visible.
This is available from our online store, here on this website.
Chepstow Branch have produced a CD. It is available in our store here on the website and the number is CCD19. This one contains the Membership List for the Monmouth Working Men’s Institute 1875-1924 price £8. I have no more details than that, but I do hope to have a picture of the CD to add to the information in our Store.
All our publications can be purchased through the store now, even the microfiche, although I don’t know how much longer we will be able to continue with those as there are very few places that still make them.
Take a look through the store and if you have any questions or even a complaint then email me at firstname.lastname@example.org