About the Society
Historical Notes



Autumn 2018
20 September Annual General Meeting,
followed by a lecture on The Ironworks of the Cynon Valley given by Mr Steven Graham
18 October History of Abergavenny Mrs Jennifer George
15 November An Historical Walk around Abercynon Mr Robert Jones
20 December Chairperson’s Christmas Party
Please note the special venue for this meeting - The Cynon Valley Museum
17 January Treorchy and the Land of Song Mr Dean Powell
21 February† »»»»»» Big Pit and the Making of a Museum «««««« Mr Brian Davies
20 March†† The Llywelyns — Princes of Wales Mrs Anne Watts
17 April††† ‘Voices’, Women in the Valleys Mr David Maddox
16 May The People’s Park Mr Geoffrey Evans
20 June Llywelyn Bren Dr Stuart Broomfield


NB Changes from previously advertised dates or titles:

† The subject of the February lecture has been unavoidably changed. Instead of ‘Evan Thomas and his Lamps,’ it will now be entitled
‘Big Pit and the Making of a Museum.’

††The date of the March meeting has been brought forward by one day. The new date is Wednesday March 20th.

†††The date of the April meeting has also been brought forward by one day. The new date is Wednesday April 17th.

All meetings, apart from that on Dec. 20th, will take place in the vestry of Green Street Methodist Church, Aberdare
(opposite the main entrance to Aberdare Central Library)
and unless otherwise announced start at 7.15 p.m.

There is ample car parking at the church.