Protecting the Place Names of Wales

2012 Conference

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Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff, 6 October 2012
10.00-10.30 Tea/coffee and registration
10.30-10.35 *Welcome: David Thorne
10.35-10.45 *Opening the conference: Meri Huws, Welsh Language Commissioner
Morning session
10.45-10.50 Chair Glyn E Jones
10.50-11.45 Glamorgan Archives, sources for place-name historians
Susan Edwards, Glamorgan Archivist, and Richard Morgan
11.45-12.15 *Gypsy place-names in Wales
Brynach Parri
12.15-1.00 *Digital recording of placenames
Rheinallt Foster-Jones, Tom Pert
1.00-2.15 Lunch
Exhibition and short tour of the archives
Afternoon session
2.15-2.20 *Chair Robert Owen Jones
2.20-2.50 *Welsh place-names in Patagonia
Dewi Evans
2.50-3.20 Some field-naming patterns in the tithe map for Llandrillo-yn-Rhos
Mike Headon
3.20- *Annual General Meeting
David Thorne, Chair of the Steering Committee
Hywel Wyn Owen: *introducing Gwynedd Pierce, Honorary President
4.30 *Closing the conference: David Thorne