The Society has a healthy membership which is open to all at an annual fee of £10 and is
free to under-18s in full time education. It is not necessary to be a member to attend our lectures and all are welcome.
Lectures and Events
In December 2010 the Society held its first lecture. This has been followed with regular lectures covering local
history and more diverse topics together with visits to places of local interest. Lectures are open to both members and non-members.
The programme for the first half of 2013 is listed below and further details can be seen by clicking on the relevant date
on the calendar at the foot of this page.
Thursday 8th January at 7.30pm - The Making of Modern Caerwys: The Chapels and the Church -
Tim Erasmus at the Town Hall
February at 7.30pm - Waterways in England and Wales Past and Present - Alan Platt at the Memorial
Thursday 16th April at 7.30pm -
European Travellers to Wales 1750-2010 - Professor Carol Tully and Christina Les at the Town Hall
Thursday 21st May at 7.30pm - Lead and Associated
Mining in Flintshire - Ian Cugley at the Memorial Institute
June - Excursion to be arranged
2nd July at 7.30pm - The Gee Gwyddoniadur. The 19th Century Welsh Encyclopaedia Published in Denbigh -
Professor Robert Evans at the Town Hall
17th September at 7.30pm - Research Student Lecture (Catrin Wager) at the Memorial Institute
Thursday 12th November at 7.30pm - From
Afonwen to Australia: Joyce’s War; Professor Rhiannon Evans, at the Memorial Institute
Thursday 7th January, (Christmas Lecture, including Cheese & Wine) - The Railway in Caerwys; Tim
Erasmus, at the Town Hall
Thursday 10th March at 7.30pm - History of the Greenfield Valley: Brian
Taylor, at the Memorial Institute
Thursday 14th April at 7.30pm - Local History in
Postcards: Brian Bennett, at the Town Hall
Thursday 12th May at 7.30pm - Digital Parish recording
and Indexing System: Heather and Denis Fitzgerald (Venue to be confirmed)
Thursday 7th July (Time to be confirmed)
- Excursion to The Greenfield Valley: Brian Bennett
Thursday 15th September at 7.30pm
- Research Student Lecture: (Speaker to be confirmed), at the Memorial Institute
Thursday 20th October at 7.30pm - Annual General Meeting, at The Memorial Institute
In addition to the above, members of the Committee are currently working on an archive of historical documents and
photographs and are recording ‘living memories’ of Caerwys residents.
Audio Visual Equipment for Community Use
The Society recently acquired
a projector, screen, laptop, scanner and hand-held recorder all of which are available free-of-charge for use by the community
of Caerwys. Availability can be seen on the calendar at the foot of this page. Contact either the Society Secretary or Treasurer
to reserve equipment. Some technical support is available if required.
Funding for this equipment came from Cadwyn Clwyd, The Historical Society and Age UK Caerwys.