Programme 2024

Wed 31st January 7pm The GWR’s Lost Resort Jim Lewis
Wed 28th February 7pm Monumental Improvements Projects on Bodmin Moor Iain Rowe
Wed 27th March 7pm The Remarkable Daniel Gumb Brian Oldham
Wed 24th April 7pm Cardinham Church – a walk back in time Ann Kerridge
Wed 29th May 7pm The Droll Tellers – some Cornish Tales Terry Faull
June Visit To be arranged
Wed 31st July 7pm The History of Forensic Science Simon Dell MBE
August – no meeting

Wed 25th September 7pm The History of Fraternal and Friendly Societies Barry Cole
Wed 30th October 7pm The Rev. Densham – eccentric priest of Warleggan John Keast
Wed 27th November 7pm The History of St Austell Brewery Paul Holden

Programme 2023

Wed 25th January 7pm The History of the NHS John Stansfield
Wed 22nd February 7pm The History of the song Trelawny Garry Tregidga
Wed 29th March 7pm Touching the Past with Metal Detection Davis Vickery
Wed 26th April 7pm Princes Chula and Bira Reg Shepherd
Wed 31st May 7pm Members Night 4 members x 10 minute talks
June Visit To be arranged
Wed 26th July 7pm The History of Bodmin & Wenford Railway Jimmy James (Press & Publicity Officer)
August – no meeting

Wed 27th September 7pm The Voyage of the Mayflower – The Myths & the Reality. Mike Hayward
Wed 25th October 7pm Civil War Battle at Stratton Phil Nance
Wed 29th November 7pm


Photos from the Archives

Jon & Brian

The History Boys

Speakers at previous meetings

Nov-2021 Pick-n-Mix – Photos from Archives Jon Arnold and Brian Hill
Oct-2021 Smuggling – Fact or Fiction? Mark Camp
Sep-2021 Tintagel Castle – update on Excavations Win Scutt
Sep-2021 Hantergantick Quarry VISIT
January 21 to August 21 – Indoor Meetings cancelled due to Pandemic
March 20 to Nov 20 – Indoor Meetings cancelled due to Pandemic
Sep-2020 South Penquite Farm VISIT
Feb-2020 Cornish Bards and Gorsedh Kernow Dr. Merv Davey
Jan-2020 History of the Police Force Simon Dell MBE
Nov-2019 Christmas Past with the Trelawny Family Carole Vivian
Oct-2019 Delving into the Archives – Slide Show Jon Arnold and Brian Hill
Sep-2019 When is a Village not a Village? Dr. Jo Mattingly
Jul-2019 Trelawne Manor VISIT
Jul-2019 Historical Aspects of Trees Ann Reynolds
Jun-2019 Temple Village VISIT
May-2019 Two St. Tudy Admirals and the Royal Navy Ian Whitehouse
Apr-2019 Poldark Mining in the Heartlands Terry Faull
Mar-2019 Cornwall Asylum Hazel Harradence
Feb-2019 The Story of Roddas Cream Phil Rodda
Jan-2019 Yesterdays Transport Carole Vivian
Nov-2018 History of Padstow Life Boat Josie Cole
Oct-2018 North Cornwall Crosses Andrew Langdon
Sep-2018 Imaginary Lands Mark Camp
Aug-2018 Temple Church VISIT
Jul-2018 The History of China Clay Ivor Bowditch
May-2018 The Great War Maj. Hugo White
Apr-2018 The History of Education Jacky Casson
Mar-2018 History of St. Breward Church Caroline Hooper
Mar-2018 History of the Royal Cornwall Show Chris Riddle
Feb-2018 Cancelled due to Snow
Jan-2018 Customs and Celebrations Judith and Peter Hewitt
Nov-2017 Goldsworthy Gurney – Bude Canal Anne and Alan Cox
Oct-2017 Life and Work of Silvanus Trevail Hazel Harradence
Sep-2017 Cornish Hedges and Field System Ann Reynolds
Jul-2017 Archaeology on Bodmin Moor Arthur Welch
Jun-2017 Bodmin Nursery and Mill VISIT
May-2017 History of the Magic Lantern Slides David and Pene Manford
Apr-2017 The Last Stannary Court John Romary
Mar-2017 Tre Project – Film
Feb-2017 Great North Cornwall Flood of 1847 Andrew Langdon
Jan-2017 History of Witchcraft and Magic Judith and Peter Hewitt
Nov-2016 Tintagel and Arthur Rob Tremain
Oct-2016 Animals on the Farm – History Carole Vivian
Sep-2016 Pilchard Fishing at Port Isaac Geoff Provis
Aug-2016 Walk around Lostwithiel WALK
Jul-2016 Pharmacy in the Past Kitty Chanter-Menendez
May-2016 Britains Maritime Stratergy in 1914 John Stansfield
Apr-2016 Growing up at Penvorder Trevor Ternouth
Mar-2016 Starting Your Family Tree Jacky Casson
Feb-2016 History of the Olympics Rev. Kev. McGaranan
Jan-2016 Lanhydrock – House and Family John Romary
Nov-2015 London Transport Nigel Mitchell
Oct-2015 The Western Front John Stansfield
Sep-2015 Smuggling in Cornwall Carole Vivian
Jul-2015 Chimney Sweeping Ryan Metters
Jun-2015 Battle of Waterloo Phil Nance

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