Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Liskeard Old Cornwall Society




President: Duncan Paul Matthews, Trelowia, 27 Trecarne View, St Cleer, Liskeard, PL14 5BS. Tel: 01579-208912.


Secretary:  Duncan Paul Matthews


Treasurer: Mrs Brenda Furse


Recorder: Recorder: Mrs Paula Arthur


Archivist: Mrs Jackie Jenkins


Committee: Mrs P Arthur / Miss R Breen / Mrs B Furse / Mr D Howard / Mrs J Jenkins / Miss D Lobb

/ Mrs H Medlen / Mr J Rapson / Mr Z Leon



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Thu 4 Aug 17          1549 Prayer Book Rebellion Commemorations

6.30pmSt Petroc's Parish Church, Bodmin.

                                   Levow Kesson. (To be confirmed)




Aug/Sept     'Crying the Neck Ceremony'

Date and Time to be announced once harvested

Ancient ceremony to capture the Spirit of the Harvest

in Cornish and English

Bolitho Farm, Maudlin, Liskeard, PL14 3RG

Open to all


Fri  8  Sep 17      Sir Richard Carew - 16th Century Gentleman

                           Miss Carole Vivian


Fri 13 Oct 17    AGM followed by Cornwall's Lighthouses  

                           Alan & Anne Cox


Fri 10 Nov 17    The Lighter Side of the First World War

                            Di Lawer


Fri    8 Dec 17   In Search of Smugglers

                           Carol Vivian


Fri  12 Jan 18     Cornish  Eccentric Personalisties

                            Alan & Anne Cox


Fri   9 Feb 18     John Smeaton - Water, Wind & Tidal Mills

                             Duncan Paul Matthews


Fri    9 Mar 18   Jackie Research Project

                            Jackie Jenkins


Fri   13 Apr 18    Daffodils

                            Jo Totterdell (St Dominick)


Fri   11 May 18    Annual Social with Lee Dean Entertainment


*  Meetings held in the Public Hall, Longroom at 2.30pm each second Friday in the month.









On Fri 12 May 2017, the Liskeard Old Cornwall Society held their annual social

with Her Worship the Mayor of Liskeard, Cllr Jane Pascoe, as their principal quest.

Also attending were four members each from the Old Cornwall Societies  of Bodmin,

Launceston, Looe, Saltash and Torpoint.  All were entertained by Mr Eddie Harve,

(Pensilva) with his electronic guitar to music and song from the 1950/60, having

everyone both foot tapping and singing along that no one wanted to go home!  

An ample buffet was provided by the members along with a selection of raffle prizes.

















Founded: 1928


Colours: Blue, Gold & Red

Liskeard new Liskeard OCS Records 14th to 19th August 2017 Memories of Liskeard Exhi