2005 Programme

2005 Programme

12th November 2005

Members’ Visit to St Brides Castle. Meet at “The Pump House” at 2.30 pm.

19 October 2005

Open meeting “Tracing House Histories” by Nikki Bosworth, Pembrokeshire Record Office at Marloes Village Hall, starting at 7.30 pm.

13 July 2005

Members’ Visit to Butterhill Grange by kind permission of Mr D Palmer
Mr Robert Scourfield [co-author of the ‘Pevsner Guide – Pembrokeshire’] will lead the visit to this historic house near St Ishmaels. Please meet there at 7.00 pm – Grid Ref. SM 830 088.

8 June 2005

Members’ Visit to Old Philbeach Farmhouse by kind permission of Peter and Gina Smithies
Claire Deacon will lead this visit, which starts at 6.30 pm. Please meet at Philbeach Farmyard.

18 May 2005

Members’ Visit to Haverfordwest Library
Sue Armour, Librarian in charge of the Computer Room, will show members how to access Local and Family History websites available on the Internet. She will also provide information on the Library’s Local and Family History resources.
The visit starts at 6.30 pm. Please assembly in the foyer of the County Library, Dew Street, Haverfordwest. Parking available at the rear of the Library.

14 and 15 May 2005

Open Days at West Blockhouse Fort SM 8167 0358
This victorian fort was constructed in the 1850s as part of the defensive fortifications of Milford Haven. It is now owned by the Landmark Trust, available as holiday accommodation only and not normally open to the public. This is an opportunity to visit this well preserved and interesting site. Opening times 10.00 am to 3.30 pm, admission free.
For more information on this site see Publications and Research.

27 April 2005

Social Evening with Wine and Cheese to Celebrate the Launch of the Group’s Website
7.30 pm Coronation Hall, Dale
Presentations will be given by Mark Thomas, County Museums Officer, on ‘The Virtual Museum’ and Catherine Palmer, ICT Development Officer, PAVS. A warm welcome is extended to all. Come and enjoy the presentations followed by an informal chat and glass of wine. Artefacts and photographs of the locality will be on view. Admission £2.00.

25 Feb 2005

‘Sense of Place’ organised by’PLANED’
Presentations by local communities including Coastlands Local History Group
Caffe Beca, Efailwen, at 7 pm.

16 Feb 2005

‘The Early Christian Burial Site at Longoar Bay, St Ishmaels’
Talk by Dr Neil Ludlow of Cambria Archaeology

19 Jan 2005

Nelson’s Influence in Milford Haven and Pembrokeshire’
Talk by David James of the Pembrokeshire Maritime Heritage Society.
The majority of the Group’s past activities are listed below –