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MONTGOMERYSHIRE ANTIQUITIES. To the Editor of the Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times. Sir,-It was with a considerable amount of interest that I read in your last issue an account of the pro- ceedings of the annual meeting of the Powysland Club held At Welshpool. Previous annual meetings have not been devoid of interest, but have always, in a measure, lent a stimulus to the antiquaries through- out the county, and the speeches made—never of the common-place type, invariably contain important in- formation. This year's meeting has been marked out as an exception, in consequence of one or two im- portant events having taken place, and I regret to find some of which are of a sombre nature. The loss, by death, of Mr Jones, of Gungrog, and Mr Rowley Morris, will be felt by the Society for some time to come, as both of them were noted for toe exception- ally keen interest they displayed in everything apper- taining to the history of the county of Montgomery. The other matter to which I desire to call at. tention is that of -tord Powia's remarks respecting Montgomery Castle-anent the demolition of the same by one of the Herberts. His lordship was for- tunate, indeed, to succeed in rescuing the valuable papers referring to the above event before they were consigned to the flames, and he deserves the thanks of all antiquaries in placing them at the disposal 01 the Society for the purpose of printing and including them in the works belonging to the club. But herr', 180 far as the public are concerned, the matter will apparently end, and we shall hear no more about it. The books published are too high a price to allow working people to purchase them, and as it is at present we may travel from one end of the county to the other, and climb all the ruins of old castle?, forts, abbeys, &c., and yet we shall leave the hiatorica spots without obtaining any information as to the course of events that led to the breaking-up of many old castles, the erection of numerous fori and tumuli. all of which abound throughout our county. May I suggest that the members of the club will take into consideration the advisability of publishins the papers in their possession in a cheap form, which would thus bring them within reach of the working- classes of the county, and by ao doing confer a great boon upon lovers of the ancient.-Your;i &c., ANTIQUARY. Newtown, Oct. 17th, 1893.

WELSH DISESTABLISHMENT.

LLANMEREWIG.

THE WELSHPOOL DISPENSARY CONCERT,…

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CHURCHSTOKE.

DOLANOG.

BISHOP'S CASTLE.

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A WELSHMAN" FUR NEWTOWN.

LLANFYLLIN.

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