Welsh Mines Society  
Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru

Previous Meets List
Date 
Venue
Leader
Weather
Attendance
  2016
19.03.16 The Residence of Jo Dawson & Neil Culross Informal Spring Meeting Clear & Sunny ~20
11.06.16 Caernarfonshire, Cwm Machno and Rhiwbach Slate Quarries Raymond Griffiths, Jo Dawson & Neil Culross ?? ??
12.06.16 Caernarfonshire, Gefail y Miners and Cwm Prysor Copper Mines Raymond Griffiths, Jo Dawson & Neil Culross ?? ??
24.09.16 WMS Hallfest ‘The fascination that is in all mining’ - Conference & Talks, Mellington Hall Hotel, Church Stoke, Powys David Roe & Rob Vernon ?? ??
25.09.16 WMS Hallfest ‘The fascination that is in all mining’ - Field trip, to BrynTail & Pen-y-clun David Roe & Rob Vernon ?? ??
  2015
22.03.15 Goeff Newtons Residence Informal Spring Meeting ?? ??
06.06.15 Shropshire, Titterstone & Brown Clee, and Huglith Mike Davies ?? ??
07.06.15 Shropshire, Snailbeach Mine Mike Davies ?? ??
19.09.15 Merionethshire, Arthog Quarries
and Bryn Castell
David Black & Gerallt Hughes
Elizabeth Summerfield
?? ??
20.09.15 Merionethshire, Braich Goch
and Ratgoed
Mark Waite
Sara Eade and Steve Thorpe
?? ??
  2014
23.03.14 Goeff Newtons Residence Informal Spring Meeting Sunny but cold 20+
14.06.14 Mid Wales, Cwmystwyth Roy Fellows, John Hine ?? ??
15.06.14 Mid Wales, Cwm Rheidol Ioan Lord, John Hine ?? ??
13.09.14 Mid Wales, Dolaucothi (Pumpsaint, Carmarthenshire) Roger Bird ?? ??
14.09.14 Mid Wales, Strata Florida (Pontrhydfendigaid, Cardiganshire) David Sables ?? ??
  2013
24.03.13 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Sunny but cold 8
15.06.13 N.Wales, Prince Edward Gold Mine Harold Morris ?? ??
16.06.13 N.Wales, Wrysgan, Rhosydd and Cwmorthin slate quarries Harold Morris ?? ??
07.09.13 S.Wales, Rudry Mountain and Butetown, Rhymney Terry Evans, Tony Dukes & Mike Munro Cloudy & Sunny 26?
08.09.13 S.Wales, Big Pit, Blaenavon Terry Evans ?? ??
  2012
18.03.12 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Warm & sunny ?
23.06.12 Snowdonia, Moel Tryfan Quarries Dr Gwynfor Pierce-Jones Overcast & Windy ~30
24.06.12 Snowdonia, Britannia Mine H.Morris, D.Seabourne & P.Smyth Low Cloud then Sun ~45
21.09.12 Royal Forest of Dean, Old Bow to Old Ham, (underground). Mole
22.09.12 Royal Forest of Dean, Noxon Park Iron Mine / New Fancy Colliery / Old Ham Iron Mine Mary & Barry Dupree, Mole and Neil Culross Sunny and warm ~30
23.09.12 Royal Forest of Dean, Wigpool Iron Mine / Bix Slade Mole and Neil Culross Rain & More Rain... ~25
24.09.12 Wiltshire, Box Stone Mines, (underground). Mole Wet then dry 6
  2011
20.03.11 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Warm & sunny ?
11.06.11 Montgomeryshire, Dylife David James Sunny and windy ~40
12.06.11 Montgomeryshire, Llanbrymair David James Wet and windy ~30
18.09.11 Carmarthenshire, Nantymwyn G.W.Hall & D.James Sunny with showers ~40
19.09.11 Carmarthenshire, Abergwessin David James Heavy Rain ~20
  2010
21.03.10 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Cool, sunny & windy ?
12.06.10 Minera Lead Mines C.J. Williams Sunny and warm ~30
13.06.10 Pook Park Lead Mines C.J Williams Sunny, then rain ~30
09.10.10 "Towards 'a better understanding'..." - Conference, Plas Dolguog, Machynlleth, Powys. G.Hall, R.Bird & J.Hine Sunny and warm ??
10.10.10 "Towards 'a better understanding'..." - Field Trip, Glasdir, Gwynedd. G.Hall, R.Bird & J.Hine Sunny and warm ??
  2009
15.03.09 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Cool, sunny & windy ?
06.06.09 Llanberis, Dinorwig Slate Quarries Roy Fellows Extremely Wet 25 ?
07.06.09 Dorothea, Engine House and Slate Quarries Harold Morris Overcast, sun & rain 25 ?
19.09.09 Hetty Pit & Clydach Iron Works Terry Evans Sunny spells and warm ~25
20.09.09 Blaenavon - Tramways and coal workings Terry Evans Sunny spells and warm ~25
  2008
16.03.08 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Cool, sunny & windy ?
07.06.08 Mid-Wales, Plynlimon George Hall & Robert Ireland ?
08.06.08 Mid-Wales, Blaen Caelan George Hall & Robert Ireland ?
20.09.08 Mid-Wales, Dylife  David James & Michael Brown Sunny & windy ?
21.09.08 Mid-Wales, Rhoswydol David James & Michael Brown Sunny & windy ?
  2007
18.03.07 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Cool, sunny & windy ?
09.06.07 Mines of the Gwydyr Nant; Hafna, Llanrwst and Cyffdy Raymond Griffith and Neil Weston Warm and sunny ?
10.06.07 Mines of the Geirionydd area; New Pandora and Klondike Raymond Griffith and Neil Weston Warm and sunny ?
15.09.07 Snowdonia, Moel Hebog copper mine Harold Morris ?
16.09.07 Snowdonia, The manganese mines of Moel Ysgyfarnogod Harold Morris ?
29.09.07 WMS Bickfest ‘The Lode of History’ - Conference, Mellington Hall Hotel, Church Stoke, Powys George Hall ?
30.09.07 WMS Bickfest ‘The Lode of History’ - Field trip, BrynTail & Pen-y-clun George Hall and Graham Levins ?
  2006
19.03.06 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Cold, sunny & windy ?
17.06.06 Elan Valley; Nant y Car North and Cwm Elan Geoff Newton Warm and sunny ?
18.06.06 Elan Valley; Dalrhiw, Nant y Car South and Nantygarw Geoff Newton Warm and sunny ?
16.09.06 Royal Forest of Dean, Morses Level Colliery, Clearwell Caves and elsewhere Chairman Mole Warm and sunny ?
17.09.06 Royal Forest of Dean, Wigpool Iron Mine, or surface walks / drives Chairman Mole Warm and sunny ?
  2005
20.03.05 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Warm, sunny & windy ?
11.06.05 Snowdonia, Lliwedd Copper Mine at Cwm-erdd Peter Claughton Warm and sunny 40 ?
12.06.05 Snowdonia, Cwm Dwyfor Mine Harold Morris Wet, cold and windy 25 ?
17.09.05 Cwmystwyth Roger Bird & George Hall Windy & sunny 35 ?
18.09.05 Esgair Hir & Talybont David Bick (& Roy Fellows - Talybont) Windy & sunny 35 ?
  2004
14.03.04 George & Nheng Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Wet and windy 30 ?
19.06.04 Gwynedd, Bryneglwys Slate Quarry Alan & Helen Holmes Warm, sunny, windy occasional showers 40 ?
20.06.04 Cardiganshire, Brynarian & Bryn Dyfi lead mines George Hall Warm, sunny & windy 40 ?
18.09.04 Snowdonia, Penrhyndeudraeth area Harold Morris ???? ?
19.09.04 Lleyn Peninsular, Seler Ddu mine Harold Morris ???? 40 ?
  2003
23.03.03 George Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting Warm and sunny 29
21.06.03 Pembrokeshire Coalfield, nr Newgale Peter Claughton Warm and sunny ??
22.06.03 Pembrokeshire Rosebush & Porthgain Peter Claughton Warm, cloudy, occasional sun ??
20.09.03 Shropshire Pontesford Collieries & Snailbeach Mine Ivor Brown Warm and sunny ??
21.09.03 Shropshire West, East & Old Grit Mines George Hall Warm, sunny with occasional clouds ??
  2002
17.03.02 George Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting
08.06.02 Dolgellau Gold Belt Vigra & Clogau George Hall & Dave Seabourne Warm and sunny 40
09.06.02 Dolgellau Gold Belt Cefn Coch & Glasdir Dave Seabourne & Harold Morris Showers then sunny ~25
06/07.07.02 NAMHO 2002 (Hosted by the WMS) Peter Claughton Showers & sunny 200
21.09.02 Royal Forest of Dean Bixslade & Old Ham David Bick & Mole (AKA John Hine) Bright & sunny ~35
22.09.02 Royal Forest of Dean Oakwood Valley & Wigpool David Bick & Mole (AKA John Hine) Bright & sunny ~25
  2001
11.03.01 George Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting
09.06.01 Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum and Florence Haematite Mine George Hall / Ian Tyler(MOLES) Sunny / Showers 21
10.06.01 Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum and Honister Slate Mine George Hall / Ian Tyler(MOLES) Sunny 21
08.09.01 Parys Mountain and Amlwch, Anglesey George Hall / AIHT / PUG Sunny
09.09.01 Llandudno Copper Mines George Hall / GOES Sunny
  2000
19.03.00 George Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting
10.06.00 Ogofau Gold Mine, Dolaucothi Peter Claughton Warm and sunny
11.06.00 Brynambor and Rhysgog Peter Claughton Warm and windy
02.09.00 East and West Logaulas, and the lower part of the Lisburne leat. George Hall Warm and sunny
03.09.00 Grogwinion and Gwaith-goch George Hall Warm and sunny
  1999
21.03.99 George Hall's House  Informal Spring Meeting
12.06.99 Van and Gorn Mines George Hall Light rain 45?
13.06.99 Dylife and Geufron Mines David Bick Warm and sunny
11.09.99 Drwsycoed Copper Mines Harold Morris / (George Hall) Windy and wet 40
12.09.99 Sygun, Llwyn Ddu and Cwm Bychan Copper Mines Richard Amies / (George Hall)  Warm and sunny
  1998
22.03.98 George Hall's House Informal Spring Meeting 25
13.06.98 Ynysfach Furnace and Dowlais Fe Co. Quarries Terry Evans Dull but dry 26
14.06.98 Tower Colliery & Crawshays Furnace Terry Evans Dull and wet
26.09.98 Llangynog Mine R.Alan Williams Misty / sunny 53
27.09.98 Craig-y.Mwyn Mine R.Alan Williams Misty / Sunny
  1997
14.06.97 Loggerheads and 'Leete' Chris Williams Light rain 55
15.06.97 Halkyn Mountain Chris Williams / Bryn Ellis Dull
20.09.97 Cowarch Pb Mine and Aberllefenni Slate Mines George Hall Dull 55
21.09.97 Hafan, Moel Golomen and Cefn-gwyn Mines George Hall Sunny
  1996
15.06.96 Dinorwic Slate Quarry Adrian Barrell Sunny and warm 58
16.06.96 Pant Mawr and Fron Boeth Slate Quarries Adrian Barrell Sunny and warm
07.09.96 Cwmsymlog, Cefn-cwm-brwyno and Llwernog Mines Colin Armfield, George Hall and David Bick Dull and warm 32
08.09.96 Cwymystwyth Mine Colin Armfield, George Hall and David Bick Sunny and windy
  1995
17.06.95 Lleyn Peninsula Pb Mines Harold Morris Sunny & warm 46
18.06.95 Lleyn Peninsula Manganese Mines and Jasper Quarries Harold Morris Sunny & warm
16.09.95 Tramroad & Clydach Ironworks Terry Evans Sunny periods 38
17.09.95 Upper Race & Blaenavon Iron Works Terry Evans Dull
  1994
18.06.94 Morses Level Colliery Bixslade Coal & Fe Mine John Hine and David Bick Dull and warm 42
19.06.94 Clearwell Caves John Hine and David Bick Dull and warm
17.09.94 Minera Quarry area John Bennett Sunny 41
18.09.94 Minera Mines Bill Slater Sunny
  1993
19.06.93 Dolgellau Gold Mines George Hall and Harold Morris Sunny periods 56 
20.06.93 Llanbedr Manganese Mines George Hall and Harold Morris Sunny periods
18.09.93 Esgair Hir /Fraith &Ystrad Einion Mine David Bick Sunny periods 44 to 50
19.09.93 Ystum Tuen & Llywernog Mining Museum David Bick Sunny periods
  1992
13.06.92 Hafod y Porth Mine Colin and Liz Armfield Sunny and warm 29
14.06.92 Ystrad Ironstone Mines Colin and Liz Armfield Sunny periods
19.09.92 Llanidloes Area George Hall Sunny periods 25 to 60
20.09.92 Bryntail & Dylife George Hall Sunny periods 
  1991
23.06.91 The Leete, Loggerheads Trevor Chester Showery 17 
28.09.91 Ogofau Gold Mine, Dolaucothi George Hall  Wet 36 
29.09.91 Nantymwyn George Hall Dull & dry
  1990
16.06.90  Grove Colliery & Kilgetty Ironworks - Saundersfoot.  Peter Claughton Sunny & Warm 34
17.06.90 Llanfyrnach Mine & Carmarthen United Peter Claughton Sunny & Warm
29.09.90 Nant y Car George Hall / Jim Groucott Wet  48
30.09.90 Nantiago & Nant y Eira George Hall / Jim Groucott Bright 
  1989
24.06.89  Llanrwst & Hafna Mines John Bennett & Rob Vernon Sunny & warm 53
25.06.89 Rhos Slate Quarry John Bennett & Rob Vernon  Sunny & windy 
30.09.89  Snailbeach Mine George Hall & Ivor Brown  Sunny 35
01.10.89 The Grit Mines, Roman Gravels & Ladywell. George Hall Sunny periods 
  1988
11.06.88 Esgairmwyn & Temple Mines George Hall & David Bick Sunny periods 52
12.06.88 Cwmystwyth Mine Simon Timberlake Sunny 
24.09.88 Minera Mines David Bick Dull & dry 41
  1987
06.06.87 Glasdir & Berthlwyd Mines George Hall Sunny periods windy 34
07.06.87 Vigra & Clogau Mines George Hall Dull & cold
26/27.09.87 Bryn Eglwys Slate Mine Alan Holmes Sunny 31
  1986
07.06.86 Mona & Parys Mines John Bennett Bright 48
08.06.86 Porth Wen Brickworks & Pantygaseg Mine. John Bennett & Jeremy Wilkinson Windy & sunny
21.09.86 Red Dragon Mine David Roe & John Burman Sunny periods 44
  1985
16.06.85 Dylife Mine David Roe & David Bick Sunny periods
08.09.85 Glogfawr, Glogfach and Cwmystwyth David Bick & George Hall  Dull 31
  1984
09.09.84 Gwynne Slate Mine, Glyn Ceriog Proprietor Sun & showers 
  1983
27/29.05.83 Dolgellau Graham Hall (YHA) 
04.09.83 Ogofau Gold Mine, Dolaucothi Jim Groucott Showers 19
  1982
27.06.82 The 'Leete' & Mold Mines Chris Williams Sunny & warm 43
12.09.82 Frongoch & Wemyss David Bick Dull & dry 25
  1981
21.06.81 Cyffty & Pandora Mines John Bennett & Rob Vernon Sunny & warm
13.09.81 Van Mine Neil Dickinson Sunny periods 18
  1980
22.06.80 Cwmystwyth Mines David Bick 27
14.09.80 Llangynog Area Alan Williams 18
  1979
10.06.79 Dylife Mines David Bick 15

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