2021 Programme

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OBHAG Programme  2021 – Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group

Meetings are normally held at the Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street on the second Friday of the month at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated

Entry Fee: Members £2 Visitors £5


Next Event – Zoom presentation (unless we are able to meet physically by then) on 8th January 2021


8th January 7.30pm  Virtual meeting by Zoom.  Seeing where they went: Excursions on the Cambrian Railways in the late 19th Century.

David Stirling.

12th February 7.30pm        Presidential address (topic to be announced).

John Pryce-Jones.

12th March  7.30pm            Annual General Meeting.

 9th April 7.30pm (note 3rd Friday due to Easter)  An Oswestry Squire: “Mad Jack” Mytton of Halston.

David Thornycroft

14th May (time tba)  Evening visit to the ancient Montgomeryshire village of Llanfechain.

Guided Tour including church and Domen Gastell motte.

Saturday 10th July Full day visit to Beaumaris Castle & Penmon Priory, Anglesey, with Roger Cooper and Tom Lerwil.

10th September, 7.30pm    Old Oswestry’s boundaries and ancient routes

Tim Malin.

8th October 8, 7.30pm        Medical insights into Poor Law records

 Andrew Pattison

12th November, 7.30pm   Oswestry’s medieval bards: the first urban Welsh poets, 

Eurig Salisbury, Aberystwyth University

10th December 7.30pm   The findings and significance of OCRP’s research on the Marcher castle at Oswestry.

Roger Cooper, Project Director