Abertridwr

Abertridwr is a Shire of Lochac, based in the South of Perth, Western Australia. The group began as a Canton of the Barony of Aneala in July 1987 (AS 22) with Harek Ulfhednar as the first Seneschal. On 7 September 2013, the group status changed to that of a Shire.

Newsletter and Online Presence

The Shire has various communication mediums, including their website, a yahoo group, The Rhol (the Shire’s newsletter) and a facebook group.

Name and Device

The name means ‘the meeting of three waters’, and it was chosen because the initial geographic borders of the group were three rivers: the Swan, Canning and Murray.

The device for Abertridwr, as emblazoned on the Lochac Roll of Arms, is:

Argent, a pall azure, overall a dragon passant to sinister gules, in chief a laurel wreath vert.

Arms of Abertridwr, as rendered by Baron Master William Castille.

Arms of Abertridwr, as rendered by Baron Master William Castille.

Signature Events

Abertridwr’s signature events include:

  • Pencampwr – this camping event is traditionally held over the long weekend that occurs in the first weekend June each year. It is the Shire’s flagship event. It has been run each year since Pencampwr I in 2005 (AS 40).