Our Membership Secretary, Richard E Huws, has kindly allowed us to include a fascinating study of his (in Welsh) of Welsh place-names containing the element dwrgi / dyfrgi (otter). He would like to be informed of other similar names, if Continue reading →
It’s always lovely to travel to Montgomeryshire and especially to the old commote and village of Kerry. The busy little village is about three miles south-east of Newtown. It was great to be invited by one of our members, Carrie Continue reading →
Hywel Wyn Owen gave a lecture at St Tysilio’s Church, Menai Bridge. Hywel delivered his lunchtime lecture by candle light but it was quite a brilliant lecture! He chose a number of local names and discussed them bilingually in a Continue reading →
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 →
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 →