Protecting the Place Names of Wales

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15 October: Llwybrau Annual Report 2019-20

The significance of the name Llwybrau for our second lottery scheme was not foreseen for a moment when it was chosen. According to the detailed plan, everything had been organized and anticipated. Everything except for Covid and its effects. Like Continue reading

28 July 2020: Angharad honoured

The Gorsedd has announced the names of the people who were due to be honoured at the National Eisteddfod in Tregaron including, with green robes:

Angharad Fychan: Angharad Fychan, Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Aberystwyth, has made a significant contribution to the field Continue reading

24 June 2020: Otters

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

30 October 2019: Kerry Workshop

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