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OUR MEETINGS:

Our Meetings: are held on the third Monday of the month, excepting July and August.

We Meet: at Cawsand Congregational Church Garrett Street Cawsand.

We Begin:
at 7.30pm

Nearest Parking: Kingsand Car Park, (next to 'Half Way Inn') or in Cawsand Public Car Park, or
on-road parking.

Information on next meetings: is sent by email to all subscribers to our mailing list. Please sign up here

We look forward to seeing you - remember no prior membership required.

To all website visitors:


PROGRAMME OF TALKS FOR 2018 - 2019.

5th November Jerome Satterthwaite -
Armistice Writing the Great War

19th November Ron Smith Turkish Pirates Enslave Maker Fishermen

Dec 17 'Show and Tell'
members evening - bring your item of interest.

2019

Jan 21 Roman Trade and Commerce in the SW
Derek Gove

Feb 18 The History of the Cornish Pilot Gig
Anne Care Cornish Pilot Gig Assn.

Mar 18 The Tudor Wreck Cattewater
Martin Read.

Apr 15 Empacombe
Cynthia Gaskell Brown

May 20 Tithe Maps of the Rame Peninsula
Tony Carne

June 17 ????


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Amoung our most recent meetings were:

15th June 2015 - "Whitsand Battery" Rob Wintle, the owner, and Paul Diamond of Founder of 'Hidden Heritage' - a tour of the battery

19th October 2015 ' Local Postcards' Di Lawer (Ply Postcard Assn)

16th November ' The Civil War in SE Cornwall' Philip Photiou

18th January 2016 ' Folklore and Local Legends in SE Cornwall' Bob Keys

15th February 'Castles of Devon and Cornwall'/ "The Franco-Spanish Armada 1779" Tony Carne

21st March 'Prehistory in SE Cornwall' Win Scutt

18th April 'The Tregantle Railway' Roy Roseveare

16th May 'The Plymouth Blitz' Tony Carne

20th June Tony Carne 'Maker Camp and Fortifications' - a one hour walkabout.

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7th October 2016 Dr Todd Gray 'Black and White Slavery'

20th November 2016 Dr Peter Marsden '
Cess Pits Cemetaries and Sewers'

19th December 2016 'Festive quiz and member's evening'

16th January 2017 Vanessa and Steve Killops ' Rame Rocks - Local Geology'

20th February 2017 Domonic and Barbara Bridgman 'Lynher - the Restoratrion of a Tamar Sailing Barge'.

20th March 2017 Roy Roseveare "The Raising of the Holland 2 Submarine from the Eddystone Rock"

17th April 2017 Tony Carne 'Local Transport in S.E Cornwall and West Devon'

22nd May 2017 Louise Courtnell 'Turner, his work and times around Rame'

19th June 2017 Geoff and Sue Rhodes ' Mount Edgcumbe - Recent excavations and features - walkabout'

24th June 2017 Venessa Killops A Geological Walkabout in Kingsand.

16th October 2017 Colin Retallick
" St Piran ".

20th November 2017 Bob Keys " St Johns, Antony and Crafthole ".

18th December 2017 Christmas get together and Historical Quiz with a difference.

15th January 2018 Graham Naylor " Brothers of the Breakwater ".

9th February 2018 Carole Vivian "Living with the Smell".

19th March 2018 Geoff Pringle
"HMS Polruan, HMS Express and a U Boat" a vignette of un-published Naval Stories with a twist

16th April 2018 Richard Kingsley
"Richard Trevithick - his place in the History of Steam."

21st May 2018 Barbie Thompson "Life in the Prison Ships of the River Tamar/Hamoaze" .

18th June 2018 Tony Carne
" a Stroll around Rame " 6.30pm start at Cross Park and including Rame Church, the Coast Path and Rame Head

Sept 17 Nigel Overton The Early days of Photography in Plymouth and Area

Oct 15 Kevin Dickens
Immigration and Newcomers to Cornwall














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