Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society

Cymdeithas Achyddol Maldwyn

Newtown Textile Museum is putting together an exhibition based on research into members of the Royal Welsh Warehouse's football team of 1914. Museum volunteers would like to know whether the following men appear in any family histories. It is their role in World War One which is of most interest, but any detail would be useful. The exhibition is planned for summer 2020.

Their names are: William Ewart Beadles (c1894-1958); Harry Boulton (1889-1954); John Breeze (1889-1917); Bertram Evans (1891-1968); Clifford Harris (1894 - ?); Richard Alfred Jones (1891 -1918); Stanley Maurice Jones (1888 - 1942); Walter Lloyd (1894 - 1974); Richard Edmund Rees (1889 -1971); Percy Townsend (1891 - 1975); George Richard Williams (1890 -?)

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Croeso i wefan Cymdeithas Achyddol Maldwyn!

The Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society was founded in 1994 to provide a forum for people with family history interests in the historical county of Montgomeryshire and its borders. By 2019 it has published its 410th booklet.

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MGS Out and About

Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society organises a number of well attended talks, events and outings each year. A recent Summer Outing was to Dolanog and Pontrobert and featured sites associated with famous Welsh hymnwriter Ann Griffiths. We visited the Ann Griffiths Memorial Chapel, Dolanog and then the John Hughes Chapel, Pontrobert and were entertained and informed in equal measure by our hosts at both venues. This was preceded by a buffet at the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel. In 2018 we held a joint event with the Llanfyllin Dolydd Workhouse, with talks on local families given by both organisations. A delicious meal was provided by the Dolydd, followed by a guided tour and a viewing of the community-made film about the workhouse and its history.


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