Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Bodmin Old Cornwall Society

 

 

 

Officers

 

President: Stephanie Thomas

 

Hon Vice President: John Chapman MBE

 

Secretary: Stephanie Thomas  01208 872644 / 07833222161

 

Treasurer: Sue Buscombe  

 

 

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Programme

 

Aims & Objects

 

To explore the antiquities, architecture, heritage and natural history of Cornwall.

 

To take an active part in preserving historical buildings, stone monuments, wayside crosses and other ancient artefacts.

 

"Gather up the fragments that remain that nothing be lost"

Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month,

 

 

  Bodmin Old Cornwall Society meet in a room above the new Methodist Church at 74 Fore street, Bodmin (opposite the Job Centre). Access is by the stairs at the side of the building through the gate. The room is open from 7pm for a 7.30 pm start. We welcome new members and visitors.

 

Subscriptions £7

 

 Members free but we do ask visitors for a £2 donation. Refreshments available at the end of each meeting

 

Whilst every effort will be made to keep to the planned programme, circumstances may make

it necessary to change certain events.

 

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Reports

 

Bodmin Old Cornwall celebrated their 90th Anniversary together with their Christmas Dinner at The Westberry Hotel in Bodmin on Saturday 2nd December.

 

Our guests of honour were Grand Bardh Merv Davey and his wife Alison and Priscilla Oates President of Federation of Old Cornwall Societies. We were also pleased to welcome Duncan Paul Matthews from Liskeard Old Cornwall Society.

 

The cake was made by Jackie Buscombe daughter of our Treasurer Sue Buscombe.

 

Also one of our recently retired members was due to celebrate her 100th birthday the following week and was presented with a card and flowers by Stephanie Thomas, President and Sue Buscombe, Treasurer. Our members are a hardy lot!!

 

Entertainment was provided by Mike Jones on keyboard whilst Maureen Lloyd sang a variety of Christmas Carols throughout the meal."

 

Stephanie Thomas

President / Hon Secretary

BODMIN OLD CORNWALL SOCIETY

01208 8726544 / 07833222161

honiley47@aol.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founded: 1927

 

Colours: Wine Red & Cream

Bodmin Click here for a selection of books about our Society’s area which are available from the Federation’s online bookshops bodmin_church from internet BOCS Dinner Bodmin 90th (1) Bodmin 90th (1) Bodmin 90th (2) Bodmin 90th (3) Bodmin 90th (4)

Anniversary cake with Marjery Hill (100 years old), Stephanie Thomas (President Bodmin OCS), Sue Buscombe (Treasurer Bodmin OCS) and standing behind Sue is her daughter Jackie Buscombe who made the cake.

Bill Hill (BOCS member), Tony Keast (BOCS member) , Alison Davey,  Merv Davey, Grand Bardh,  & Priscilla Oates (President FOCS)

Priscilla Oates (President FOCS) & Duncan Paul Matthews (Liskeard OCS)

Entertainers Mike Jones & Maureen Lloyd

Bodmin Old Cornwall members & guests