The Chartists – such a huge story to tell, and so little time, but our speaker, Mr Rey Stroud, delivered a telling account of this important event in our history. Continue reading
Please note that the Bethel Methodist Church is currently undergoing building work and for Health & Safety reasons there will be no meetings of our Branch during September. Meetings should resume as planned for October.
In July, once more our speaker was a member of our own branch, who shared the fascinating results of her Family History research. We were surprised by the unusual and interesting history she had found among her husband’s ancestors. Continue reading
The Views of an Antique Land: Imaging Egypt and Palestine in the First World War project is holding a roadshow in the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh at Brecon over the weekend of 10th, 11th & 12th July 2015. Our project (which is funded by the Heritage Lottery) is asking the public to share their images of Egypt and Palestine from 1914 – 1918 Continue reading
A letter has been sent to the past editor accepting her resignation and thanking her for the work she has done in the past.
The members of the Blackwood Branch were busy on Tuesday 9th June researching and helping each other. Some people were really pleased that they found new families and sorted out Continue reading
A Cautionary Tale (with excuses for the bad rhymes)
The following is a warning
To all of you out there
I’ll tell of my experience Continue reading
In our May meeting, we were very pleased to welcome Rosemary Scadden, author of the recently-published book ‘No Job for a Little Girl’.
Her well-researched talk Continue reading
Kay and Rhona enjoyed helping two members of the public who visited the help desk, managing to trace their family right back to 1803 Continue reading