Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Bodmin Old Cornwall Society




President: Stephanie Thomas


Vice President: Duncan Paul Matthews


Secretary: Stephanie Thomas  01208 872644 / 07833222161


Treasurer: Sue Buscombe


Recorder: Richard Polkinghorne



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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,


Venue: Bodmin Football Club in the Priory Park, Bodmin PL31 2DQ, doors open at 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm start.

Plenty of parking available and all on the level.


The Society welcomes new members and we do ask for a £2 donation from 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.



We would like to thank all those Societies who attended our Winter Festival and helped to make it a very special occasion.


Contact President Stephanie Thomas, 07833222161, honiley47@aol.com


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Founded: 1927


Colours: Wine Red & Cream

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Bodmin Old Cornwall Society are meeting on Wednesday  12th June for a film show on "The Gardens of Cornwall". Come along for some interesting ideas of gardens to visit this Summer.

We meet at Bodmin Football Club in the Priory Park from 7 pm for a 7.30 pm start. New members and visitors are very welcome, we do ask visitors for a £2 donation. Refreshments are available at the end of the meeting.  


On 7th August at 1.30 pm we will be unveiling the memorial plaque in Dennison Road, Bodmin.  This is a memorial to those nine people who perished when a bomb was dropped on Mill Street in August 1942, the plaque will be unveiled by Cllr Sara Kinsman. Donations can be made via Lloyds Bank to Bodmin Old Cornwall Society, sort code 30-96-26, account no. 41522668 until July 31st. Alternatively there are collecting boxes at Barnecutts Fore Street Bodmin, Bodmin DCLI Museum or Bodmin Tourist Centre.


The Prayer Book Rebellion - Bodmin Old Cornwall Society in conjunction with St Petroc's Church will be holding a memorial service on Saturday 17th August at 3 pm. This service is to remember the Rebellion which ended in 1549 with the massacre of the 900 at Stampford Courtney, Devon on 17th August. Over 5500 Cornishmen lost their lives in the Rebellion.



Contact: President Stephanie Thomas 07833222161 / honiley47@aol.com"