We meet at 7:00 pm on Second Tuesday of the month at the Staff Room, Blackwood Comprehensive School, Ty Isha Terr, Blackwood, NP12 1ER
Our programme for the coming months:
|9 Dec 2014||Research and Mince Pies|
|13 Jan 2015||Finding out about WW1 ( E White) and Research|
|10 Feb 2015||Research|
|10 Mar 2015||London’s Victorian Cemetries – Keith Jones|
|14 Apr 2015||Talk (R Howells) and Research|
|12 May 2015||Welsh Girls in Service – Rosemary Scadden|
|9 Jun 2015||Research|
|12 Jul 2015||Talk (K Lewis) and Research|
Meetings are open to members and visitors alike and are held at 6.30 p.m., normally on the second Tuesday of each month from January to July and September to November – there is no meeting in August. They normally alternate each month between a Members’ Research and Problem Solving Workshop, and a talk, either of interest to those beginning their research or wishing to broaden their knowledge of family history, or on a topic of local historical interest.
Please note the topics and/or speakers may have to be altered without prior notice. You can contact our Blackwood Branch Secretary by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
WHERE WE MEET
Meetings of our Blackwood Branch are held in the Staff Room at Blackwood Comprehensive School, NP12 1ER. The school is sited between Cefn Road and Ty Isha Terrace in Cefn Fforest.
You need to enter the school from Ty Isah Terrace and then follow the signs to the staffroom.
Note that Ty Isha Terrace is a one-way street and can only be accessed from Bloomfield Road. The Comprehensive School will be found via a side road to the east off Ty Isha Terrace:
THE PARISHES WE COVER
The Registration Districts and Sub-Districts shown in the following table are those originally allocated to the parishes up to 1936. Numbers in brackets show when the parish was created.
|Aberbargoed [part][from Bedwellty] ||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|
|Bargoed [part]||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|
|Bedwellty (part)||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|
|Blackwood [from Bedwellty]||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|
|Crumlin [from Abercarn]||Newport||Mynyddislwyn|
|Cwmcarn [from Abercarn]||Newport||Mynyddislwyn|
|Fleur de lys [from Bedwellty] ||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|
|New Tredegar [from Bedwellty] ||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|
|Oakdale [from Penmaen] ||Newport||Mynyddislwyn|
|Pengam [part]||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|
|Rhymney (N. Gwent)||Bedwellty||Rock Bedwellty|