Protecting the Place Names of Wales

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24 June 2019: Lottery Grant

WELSH PLACE-NAME SOCIETY SECURES NATIONAL LOTTERY SUPPORT

Today, the National Lottery announced the award of a grant of £38,000 to the Welsh Place-Name Society to develop the heritage project LLWYBRAU. The main aims of the project are to raise awareness Continue reading

30 September 2018: A Walk on Pumlumon

On Sunday 30 September the Society held a place-name walk, capably led by Angharad Fychan, in the Nant-y-moch area and Pumlumon. More than 20 people took part and there was an opportunity to hear about the origins of several historic Continue reading

18 October 2017: CYMDEITHAS Y PENRHYN

On Wednesday, October 18, Richard Huws discussed his book on the names of houses and farms in Bont-goch, Enwau tai a ffermydd Bont-goch (Elerch), Ceredigion, with the members of Cymdeithas y Penrhyn, Penrhyn-coch, Aberystwyth. We had an interesting evening Continue reading