The RMS Leinster Centenary Commemoration Group (Holyhead) comprised members of the Holyhead Maritime Museum, Holyhead Heritage Group and other contributing individuals under the chair of Cllr. Ann Kennedy. The Group met regularly to prepare a programme of events at Holyhead to commemorate the loss of RMS Leinster.
Members of the Group
Cllr. Ann Kennedy, (Holyhead Town Council) – Holyhead Heritage Group (Chair)
Barry Hillier – Trustee, Holyhead Maritime Museum (Secretary)
Cllr. Keith Thomas, Holyhead Town Mayor
Cllr. Alan Williams, Deputy Mayor, (Holyhead Town Council) – Holyhead Heritage Group
Cllr. Hywel Williams, (Holyhead Town Council) – Holyhead Heritage Group
Dafydd Davies – Trustee, Holyhead Maritime Museum
Eric Anthony* – Trustee, Holyhead Maritime Museum
Peter Scott Roberts* – Holyhead Maritime Museum
Edwyn Hughes – Holyhead Maritime Museum
Norman Williams* – Holyhead Maritime Museum
Aled L Jones – Holyhead Maritime Museum
Dr Gareth Huws – Historian (Advisor, Holyhead Maritime Museum)
Archdeacon Andy Herrick – Bro Cybi
Jeff Evans – Holyhead-Dun Laoghaire Link
* each of these lost a grandfather in the sinking
Further information on the Irish Commemorations can be found here –
If you are interested in knowing more about the loss of RMS Leinster please contact the Commemoration Group by:
By using the ‘Contact’ page at the main menu above.
email – email@example.com
phone/text to the Group Secretary (Barry Hillier) on 07851348191.
Phone the Holyhead Maritime Museum – Tel. 01407 769745 (April to October)
You can also write to The RMS Leinster Commemoration Group, c/o Holyhead Maritime Museum, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 1YD.
You can also speak to any of the group members listed above.
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