Topic: Powys FHS Zoom Talk – Penny Walters – Why did the Welsh leave Wales in the 1800’s

Handout Why did the Welsh leave Wales Dr Penny Walters November 2020


Herefordshire FHS are also holding Free Zoom Meetings, see here


(There will not be a Zoom Talk in December but we are organising Zoom talks for Jan-Dec 2021)

Brecknock Group Meetings 
All meetings held at The Kensington Baptist Church, Kensington Terrace, Brecon, LD3 9AY at 7-30pm

Map of the venue


Montgomery Group Meetings 

All Meetings are held at the Hafren Room, Abermule Community Centre. SY15 6ND, on Saturdays, at 2pm.
Good parking available on-site

Map of the Venue


Radnorshire Group Meetings – Llanddewi Ystradenny Village Hall at 7pm.

All meetings are on the third Thursday of the month, commencing at 
Light refreshments are served after the meetings.


2021 Programme (Subject to Covid-19 restrictions being lifted)

Radnorshire Group
Thursday 21st January 2021

Transcribing Session

Thursday 18th February 2021

Visit to Radnorshire Society Library in Rhayader, to look at their Map Collection.

Thursday 18th March 2021

Film by the British Legion of the Great Pilgrimage in 1928. How the British Legion organised trips to the First World War battle sites for ex-military and their relatives. Talk by Phil & Heather Bufton who represented the Little Marcle group (Heather ‘s gt Grand-father fought at Arras) Heather laid a wreath at the Menin Gate and Phil took the standard at the ceremony on the anniversary of the start of the 100 days offensive.

Thursday 15th April 2021

Visit to Penybont Hall, Penybont. This was built by John Price, a Banker (1723-1798) The hall was built in 1755, rebuilt in 1818, altered in 1877, and then later a lot of the building was demolished.

Thursday 20th May 2021

Transcribing Session

Thursday 17th June 2021

Sorcha Lewis is an Elan Valley Farmers wife, conservationist and wild like enthusiast. The talk will be on upland farming, mainly concentrating on the Elan Valley


Thursday 15th July 2021

Transcribing session


Thursday 16th September 2021

Group AGM


Thursday October 21st 2021

Powys FHS AGM – Drone Archaeology of Powys. Film and slide show by Julian Ravest.


Thursday 18th November 2021

Christmas Social Evening