February 27th 2017

Fishguard Fort, 1781 - Battle of Fishguard Tapestry, Fishguard

Ruins of Fishguard Fort, 1781
Ruins of Fishguard Fort, 1781
An Artillery Fort built on Castle Point
Fishguard to Rosslare, Ireland aboard the Stena Europe
St Mary's Church, Fishguard
Tapestry of St Mary's Church, Fishguard
Pipe Organ by Conacher & Co., Huddersfield
St Mary's Church, Fishguard
Medallion
St Mary's Church, Fishguard
1 and 2 : 'The Risen Christ Appears to St Thomas', 1954 by Celtic Studios, Swansea
3 and 4 :. 'Justice and Fortitude', 1920 by Powell & Sons designed by Herbert Cole
5 and 6 : 'Hanna, Samuel and Eli', 1919 by Powell & Sons designed by
Liversedge, Herbert Cole, Ernest Penwarden and Read

St Mary's Church, Fishguard
6-bay Nave with Arch-braced collar truss roof
on ashlar corbels
St Mary's Church, Newport
Pipe Organ
St Mary's Church, Newport
Processional Banner
St Mary's Church, Newport
1. Lancet window, 1911 by Heaton, Butler & Bayne
2. C17th Flemish Medallion
3. 'Four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John'. East Window, 1890
4. C17th Flemish Medallion
5. Lancet Window, 1939 by Heaton, Butler & Bayne

St. Mary's Church, Newport
Costumes and Firearms Display
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery
The Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Historical Memorabilia
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Dyed colour samples used in the
Last Invasion Tapestry
The Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Designer and Creators of the Fishguard Tapestry
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Shawl by Glesni W. Williams
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Traditional Welsh Hat and Pitchfork
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Plans and preliminary drawings
for the Last Invasion Tapestry
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
The Great Seal of Queen Victoria of England
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Commune de Missillac
Town Hall, Fishguard,
Pembrokeshire
Medallion to celebrate the Fishguard Last Invasion Victory
Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
The Last Invasion Tapestry, Fishguard. Designed by Elizabeth Cramp, 1997 and sewn by 78 volunteers.
Created to mark the 200th anniversary of the events of the Fishguard Invasion.
The Fishguard Tapestry. Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
The 30 metre long tapestry tells the story of the 1797 military invasion of Great Britain by
Revolutionary France during the War of the First Coalition
The Fishguard Tapestry. Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
The brief campaign, on 22 – 24 February 1797, is the most recent landing on British soil by a hostile foreign force,
and thus is often referred to as the 'Last Invasion of Britain'
The Fishguard Tapestry. Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
A legendary heroine, Jemima Nicholas, is reported to have gone out single-handed with a pitchfork into the fields, rounded up
twelve French soldiers and escorted them to town where she locked them inside St Mary's Church
The Fishguard Tapestry. Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
On Wednesday February 22nd, the French warships sailed into Fishguard Bay to be greeted by canon fire from the local fort
The Fishguard Tapestry. Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
On Friday 24th February 1797, the French were forced into an unconditional surrender. The invading force's commander,
Colonel William Tate was returned to France in a prisoner exchange in 1798, along with most of his invasion force
The Fishguard Tapestry. Town Hall, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
Newport Castle founded c.1135
by Robert FitzMartin
Gillian takes a seat at Castell Henllys
An Iron Age Village between
Newport and Cardigan
Michael takes a seat at Castell Henllys
An Iron Age Village between
Newport and Cardigan
Geocaching around the Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber a collection of seven stones. The largest is the huge Capstone estimated to weigh 16 tonnes

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