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About Us

The Central NB Welsh Society

Our Purpose
The Central New Brunswick Welsh Society in a non-profit community organization dedicated to explore, promote and celebrate our Welsh heritage.

What we do
The Central New Brunswick Welsh Society serves as the primary contact with respect to Welsh heritage and culture in the province, maintaining both a website and an active Facebook presence.  The Society holds two significant events annually – a celebration of St. David’s Day on March 1st and a Christmas celebration.  The Society also participates in a number of heritage and multicultural events. 

The Society also oversees the management of the New Brunswick Welsh Heritage Trust, a registered charity established to restore and maintain the Welsh Chapel and graveyard, a historic site located in Cardigan, New Brunswick.


The 2023-24 Executive Committee of the Central New Brunswick Welsh Society is as follows:  
President: Cynthia Jewett
Vice-President: Allison Wrynn
Treasurer: Janet Thomas
Secretary: Ruth Forsythe
Chair of the NB Welsh Heritage Trust: Douglas Ashfield
Newsletter Janet Thomas
Chaplin Peter Thomas
Directors: Harold Rice
  Robert Thomas

How to Join
Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through our Facebook page or c/o Janet Thomas, 100 Epworth Circle, Fredericton, NB E3A 2M6.  Membership fees are $15/year for a single membership and $25/year for a family membership.  Cheques must be written to the Central New Brunswick Welsh Society or an e-transfer can be made to the above email address.

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