Llangammarch History Society Programme
The society meets every third Monday of the month at 7.30pm in the Alexandra Hall, Llangammarch.
Meetings look at local history and topics of interest.
Meetings are open for all to attend.
Here is our latest programme and come join us!
20th May 2019
Short AGM followed by:
Sue Lilly talking about Dr Mary Eppynt Phillips of Merthyr Cynog.
Mary Elizabeth Phillips was the first woman to qualify as a doctor from Cardiff University College at the turn of the century and became known as Mary 'Eppynt' Phillips, taking the name of the area where she was brought up in Merthyr Cynog, near Brecon. During the First World War she treated wounded soldiers in hospitals across Europe, including Calais, Malta and Serbia, as well as raising considerable funds in Britain for the activities of the Scottish Women's Hospital.
17th June 2019 - More treasures from Cefn Brith with Gaynor Williams.
A look at more 'goodies' discovered after Gaynor's family ceased farming at Cefn Brith.