Forum Speakers

David Waller, Northop Heritage Group

Topic: “The Route of the Mailcoach through North East Wales”
Contact: davidwaller613@btinternet.com

Paul Davies, The Buckley Society

The Past Industries of Buckley

The Buckley to Connah’s Quay Railway

Old Postcards of Flintshire

The Buckley Pottery Industries of yesteryear

Contact: bucksoc@uwclub.net

Karen Lowery, Clwydian Range Archaeology Group

Topic: “Excavation On Moel Arthur”
Contact: Clwydian Range Archaeology Group

Alan Tiltman, Cefn Mawr Museum

Topic: “John Parry The Blind Harpist”
Contact: a.tiltman@hotmail.com

Ron Williams,

Topics: “Rights of Way”, “Drovers’ Roads”, “Thomas Telford – Colossus of Roads”
Contact: Tel: 01352 715723    e mail: ron.rambler2@gmail.com

Vic Tyler-Jones, Llai Historical Society, Llay Miners’ Heritage Centre

Topics: “The Model Village of Llay”, “The Miners of Llay Main”, “The Rescue Attempt at Gresford Colliery on 22nd September 1934”
Contact: Tel: 01244677658 or 07788 590636   e mail:  tylerjones@btinternet.com

Margaret Dunn, Discovering Old Welsh Houses Group

Topic: “Discovering Old Welsh Houses – an update”
Contact: Tel: 01766 890550  e mail: secretary@discoveringoldwelshhouses.co.uk

Brian Gresty, Brymbo Heritage Trust

Topic: “IRON MAD JACK (John Wilkinson)”
Contact: Tel: 01978 855663 e mail: brinjean@brinjean.plus.com

David Parry, Transport History Researcher

Topics: “Henry Robertson: Borders Railway Pioneer”, “The Dee Navigation and the Coming of the Railways”, “Brymbo and the North Wales Mineral Railway”, “Henry Robertson and the Dee Valley”, “Wrexham’s Second Railway”

Contact:  davidparry95@outlook.com

Keith Walker, Broughton District History Group and The Western Front Association

Topics: “Four Nurses and One Vicar in World War One”,   “Sister Janet a Nurse in the Zulu War 1879”,   “The Unknown Soldier and a Rose”,  “Shot at Dawn Truth and Myths”

Contact:  Tel – 01978 351746   E Mail –   k.walker174@btinternet.com

Eddie Lambert, The New Glyn Valley Tramway and Industrial Heritage Trust

Topic: “Glyn Valley Tramway”

Contact:  Tel – 01691 712842

Colin Barber, Rhydymwyn Valley History Society

Topics: “The History of the Valley Works at Rhydymwyn”, “A History of the Rhydymwyn Tunnels”, “Projects Wellbright, Mallard, Folium and Python: Rhydymwyn’s Role in the Cold War”, ” ‘Now I Am Become Death, Destroyer of Worlds’: The Rhydymwyn Contribution to the Manhattan Project”, “The History of the British Bomb”, “Scandal, Spies and the Theatre: A Fairy Story”

Contact:  Tel – 01352 781129   Rhydymwyn Valley History Society