Powys Family History Society – Helping you to Research your Family History in Breconshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire


Breconshire Group Meetings – Kensington Church, Brecon at 7-30pm

Map of the venue

Sunday 27th January 2019
Annual Lunch Castle Hotel, Brecon


Montgomeryshire Group Meetings  2018

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

Map of the Venue

Saturday 23rd February 2019

Group AGM and Show and Tell.
Members and visitors are invited to bring along something relating to their family or local history and share some information about it.

Saturday 30th March 2019
Talk on the All-Wales Air Ambulance
The talk will cover the history and operation of this All-Wales charity.

Saturday 27th April 2019
Talk on the Handloom weaving in Newtown.
Newtown Textile Museum, opened 50 years ago in Commercial Street, gives visitors a chance to see how handloom weavers of the mid nineteenth century lived and worked.

TBC July 2019
Visit to Gregynog  by the Group, with Refreshments Laid on (Booking essential)

12 October 2019
Powys FHS Annual General Meeting

Followed by a Talk by Andrew Findon of the Welsh Mills Society, Water Mills of Mid Wales.

16th November 2019
Research Afternoon


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

All meetings are on the third Thursday of the month, commencing at 7.pm. 
Light refreshments are served after the meetings.

2019 Programme

Thursday 21st February 2019

A display of local films.  Filmed by michael Davies.  To include Powys Picnic at Dolau, 2002; Penybont Christmas Fatstock 1990.

Thursday 21st March 2019
Visit to the Radnorshire Society Library (hosted by by Brian Matthews, librarian and Archivist of the Radnorshire Society)

Thursday 16th May 2019
Talk by Vera Wozencraft on the Soldiers commemorated on the Llaithddu, Abbeycwmhir and Llanbadarn Fynydd War Memorials.

Thursday 20th June 2019
Visit to Bettws Church and Gwernhusman, Bettws

December – NO Meeting