Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Officers

 

President: Mr Doug Luxford    01736 786284

 

Vice President: Mrs Gillian Hocking     01736 788373

 

Secretary: Mrs Pamela Winterbourne    01736 786140.

 

Treasurer: Mrs Jenny Trevains    01736 787039.

 

Recorder: Mrs Rosemary Cargeeg

 

Dialect Recorder: Mr Justas Hattam 01736 786103

 

 

 

 

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Programme

 

All indoor meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the Month at the Age Concern Centre, Fore Street,

St Just at 7-30pm.

 

The annual subscription is £5.00; visitors 50p each meeting

 

All are welcome so why not come and join us

 

Admission- £1.00 Members. £2.00 for non-members, Visitors and Members from other Old Cornwall Societies.

 

All are most welcome and tea, coffee and biscuits will be served afterwards.

 

 

Our annual lecture, The Canon Taylor Lecture, will be on FRIDAY, 9TH NOVEMBER, 2018, at the Age Concern Room, Fore Street, St Just, commencing at 7.30 p.m.  

 

The title, and presenters, is as follows:-

 

The Fallen and beyond.  The story of the War Graves of the fallen from St Just.

 

Doug Luxford, President of St Just and Pendeen Old Cornwall Society

and

Richard Saynor, Member of the Society who used to work for the War Graves Commission

St Just & Pendeen O C S

 

Founded: 1959

 

Colours: Blue & Silver

St Just Clock Tower (a) from St Just

The Clock Tower, St Just

Our annual 'Christmas Lunch' at The Commercial Hotel, St Just, on Wednesday, 3rd January 2018

An annual event enjoyed by many members.

St Just The John Harry Award 2018 PROGRAMME

Helston OCS in St Just

 

A group from Helston OCS visited St Just today, and it proved to be a most successful and enjoyable occasion.

The group were given a talk in St Just Church by Mrs Gillian Hocking, who is our Vice President and a Church Warden. Our President, Mr Doug Luxford then led us to the first society House of the Methodists, and then to our Medieval Plen-en-Gwary where John Wesley had preached.   We were then shown war damage, where a house was destroyed by a German ‘plane landing on it, and down the road damage to the roof of the Sunday School because one of the engines had broken off the ‘plane and landed on the roof.    

 

Our next stop was the huge Wesleyan Chapel where Doug gave a comprehensive description of the history of this iconic building.

 

A pasty awaited all in the adjoining hall, where everyone settled down to enjoy the excellent pasties and to chat.  It was a most successful visit enjoyed by all, and it is to be hoped that future such visits can be enjoyed.

Heston OCS visit St Just (1) Heston OCS visit St Just (2)