Meetings 2021/22

Meetings Programme during 2021/2022 (see also the Newsletter)

Because of limited space in Oriel Môn (ongoing Covid regulations), places at all 2021-22 ‘live’ Antiquarian lectures must be booked beforehand.
Face masks must be worn. To secure a place please e-mail, phone or text 07957 314584

Friday 16 April, 2021 – Remote meeting via Zoom 7.00 pm
Dr Emyr Roberts, formerly the Director General of Education and Skills for the Welsh Government and formerly the Chief Executive of Natural Resources Wales, who will discuss “The Enclosure of Common Land in Anglesey in the nineteenth century – a work in progress”.
Further details.

Friday 21 May, 2021 – Remote meeting via Zoom 7.00 pm
The Society’s AGM covering both of the years ended 31 March 2020 and 2021. There will be no speaker but we will have a General Discussion of the Society and future projects.
Further Details

Friday 17 September, 2021 – Oriel Ynys Môn – 7pm
Mary Aris – The Lost Landscapes of Rhosyr

Friday 15 October, 2021 – Oriel Ynys Môn – 7pm
Dr Gary Robinson – Coastal erosion in Anglesey and its effect on archaeology

Friday 19 November, 2021 – Oriel Ynys Môn – 7pm
Darlith Goffa Syr Ifor Williams Memorial Lecture (In Welsh)
Prof Gerwyn Williams – Cynan a Môn

Friday 21 January, 2022 -7pm  via Zoom
Professor Mary-Ann Constantine – Ports Past and Present
assisted by Dr Elizabeth Edwards and Dr Rita Singer.

Ports Past and Present website

Friday 18 February, 2022 – 7pm via Zoom
An evening of Scandal
Professor Robin Grove-White – ‘A Welch gentleman of good family’ and ‘the most artful and designing strumpet ever known’
Dr Lowri Ann Rees – ‘Gender, Victorian morality and libel action: Miss Violet Osborn and the University College of North Wales, 1892’

Friday 18 March 2022 – Oriel Ynys Môn – 7pm
Dr Peter S. Jones – The rich fen peatlands of Anglesey

Friday 29 April 2022 – Oriel Ynys Môn – 7pm
Darlith Goffa Thomas Alan Jones Memorial Lecture –
Aspects of life in slate quarrying vilages
1) Dave Hopewell – Excavations of quarrymen’s houses.
2) Elin Tomos – The role of women in slate quarrying communities.

Friday 20 May 2022 – Oriel Ynys Môn – 7pm
Dr Rhian Parry – Place-names – Revealing History