Meyrick Foundation Family Reunion Genealogical and Historical Society Tour July 2018

General Information

July 11th to 25th 2018

Windsor Castle

Buckingham Palace (If Open)

Tower of London*

London Bridge Exhibit*

Hampton Court Palace*

St Paul's Cathedral*

Kensington Palace *

The Queen's Gallery*

Eltham Palace*

Benjamin Franklin's House

National Gallery*

National Portrait Gallery*

Thames River Boat Cruise*

The View from the Shard*

Shakespeare Glob Theater*

Churchill War Rooms*

Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour*

ONE PASS DOES NOT SUPPORT GROUPS OF MORE THAN 9 PEOPLE UNLESS PREARRANGED WITH SITE!!!

For Example some Castles have small passage ways and must go in small groups. You can plan free days and use your ONE PASS for Travel and Admission to sight seeing locations

as a family or in small groups. To Download FREE GUIDS and MAPS see https://www.londonpass.com/free-download-centre.php

TO GET YOUR ONE PASS AND OYSTER TRAVEL CARD FOR TRAINS AND BUSES WHILE SEEING SIGHTS IN LONDON VISIT THIS SITE:

https://www.londonpass.com/

YOU CAN ORDER ON SMART PHONE AS APP OR AS ANDROID PAY FOR ADMISSION TO MANY LOCATIONS IN LONDON AREA

https://www.londonpass.com/london-pass-prices.php

July 16 Monday Dinner meeting and tour of the

College Of Arms lecture 6PM

College of Arms & Dinner Included

130 Queen Victoria Street

London EC4V 4BT

T 020 7248 2762

Tour By: John Petrie MSc, Rouge Croix Pursuivant:

Arrival of the group at 6.15 for 6.30pm. I speak about the history of heraldry and the rôle of the Heralds, a little about the architecture of the building and how we run our practices,

and then spend a good hour in the Record Room showing a selection of records dating back to 1484.  I normally give people a glass of wine and allow them to sit down

(their only opportunity) while I talk about the architecture of the building, and then give them another glass of wine (or two) with buffet supper of cold meats and fish, pasta and salad,

followed by cheese, fruit and a mini-sweet. 

Q & A to follow then depart to hotels at 9PM.

THIS IS A PREPAID DINNER AND TOUR OF THE COLLEGE OF ARMS WITH AN

OPPORTUNITY TO SEE DOCUMENTS AND LEARN ABOUT COATS OF ARMS

AND GENEALOGY DOCUMENTS FROM WILLIAM I 1066AD

MAP OF LOCATION:

https://goo.gl/maps/JiYzLinH7zj

From Hotel to College Of Arms

https://goo.gl/maps/AMySJcMZLeE2

ONE PASS DAYS END FOR FREE TRAVEL ON YOUR OWN FOR SIGHT SEEING.

July 19th End of One Pass Days.

July 20 Tuesday Bus at 7AM (281 Mile 3 hour trip) Travel Check in to St George Hotel.

Travel To Sir George Meyrick Estate in Wales Meyrick Family Historical Home.

MR. & MRS. GEORGE MEYRICK at a COCKTAIL RECEPTION in the "WALLED GARDEN" at BODORGAN HALL at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM on FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018

which will be our last night of our MEYRICK REUNION. MR GEORGE WILLIAM OWEN TAPPS GERVIS MEYRICK is the current owner in residence at BODORGAN HALL.

This GEORGE is addressed as MR. as his father still lives & he is the

SON of SIR GEORGE CHRISTOPHER CADAFAEL MEYRICK & (LADY) JEAN LOUISE MONTAGU-DOUGLAS- SCOTT MEYRICK (aka TAPPS GERVIS MEYRICK.)

Opportunity to be a part of restoration of our family home by donations. Return July 21st to London.

Upon booking This Tour a Meyrick Crest Pin and Royal Family History book of Genealogy

will be mailed to your home address with enrollment in one year membership to the Merrick Foundation Org.

Wear while in London on the trip and show your family pride.

Optional Extended Stay For Those who would like to book later flights out July 22 To July 25

3 Extra Pass Days to see sights of your choice including Buckingham Palace (if opened)

TOWER OF LONDON INCLUDES THE CROWN JEWELS EXHIBIT

MeyrickFoundation.Org Officers:

President: Rev. Capt. Daniel W Merrick, PhD

Vice President: Bellinda Myrick-Barnett, Miss Texas 1970 Miss America Pageant, preformed with Bob Hope, MISS AMERICA USO Tour in South Vietnam; Family Historian and Public Relations.

VP Family Relations and Communications: Natalie Myrick and Anna Myrick Allred

Mission: As Son's and Daughters of the Royal Ancestors of the Meyrick line we seek to document family

history and genealogy for future generations and assist in genealogical research for family members

for memberships and associations to Genealogical Societies. Through the Foundation's work we have documented ancestry,

historical texts and genealogical information along with DNA Ancestry research and

published the works of Family members since 1902 with the text by George Byron Merrick.

Our hope is to pass on the honor and family heritage through our works of charity, education and love of history that is contained in our DNA.

The Family Motto from our Coat Of Arms is: "Without God Nothing, God And Enough".

0fficially documented in Burke's General Armory (shield) as follows:

"Sable (to indicate the night) three firebrands, or., fired ppr.

Chevron arg., charged with fleur-de-lis gules,

between two choughs, sable, respecting each other. Crest, Viz:  A castle arg.,

surmounted by a chough (or bran) holding dexter claw a fleur-de-lis."

Family Reunion Goal:

To visit our home lands from which our ancestors came to America and Educate ourselves of their heritage while having fun seeing and meeting our distant cousins.

We do place special importance on having fun and exploring the many castles, homes and sites in London and Wales.

Family History In America documented in genealogical books by George Byron Merrick 1902, Allie Goodwin Bowden Myrick 1895 and Daniel W Merrick PhD 1993 to Present.

You won't want to miss this once in a lifetime trip to see your ancestral home lands and enjoy sights and fellowship with your cousins from America, England and Wales.
Then you can book hotel and air fair costs to get best possible price via any online travel service insuring that you arrive no later than July 13th by Noon to the hotel and check in with Dan or Bellinda

to insure you get your one pass to sights in London.

We will meet at the College of Arms no later than 6PM for our dinner tour on Monday July 16th.

SELF BOOKED HOTELS IN LONDON!

JULY 13 To JULY 18th GROUP HOTEL

NOTE EXCHANGE RATES GREAT BRITISH POUNDS FROM US DOLLARS IS A MARKET LIKE STOCKS AND CURRENCY TRADING, RATES AND FEES CHANGE BY THE MINUTED. THE SOONER YOU PAY FOR ALL YOUR RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENTS THE SOONER YOU WILL LOCK IN A LOWER COST OF EXCHANGE.

USD $ 1.50 = £1.00 GPB AS OF JANUARY 15th 2018 at 12:46 PM EST.

 

BEST WESTERN LONDON ILFORD HOTEL

 3-5 Argyle Road, Ilford IG1 3BH GB

View Map Near South Park

https://groups.travelocity.com/eh/2hqvg-2khf

Free Complementary Breakfast Daily

Free Breakfast and Wifi Local Shopping

MEYRICK REUNION SPECIAL ROOM RATE BOOKING

I got a rate at this Best Western of $65.92 a night with FREE BREAKFAST per person

https://groups.travelocity.com/eh/2hqvg-2khf

(Room Rates Vary based on location and accommodations from $70.00 US per day to $800.00 per day)

You can book a VIP suite for about $8000 to $30,000 a night but we thought that a bit much

You can check travel sites

near the COLLEGE OF ARMS or CITY CENTER on any Travel site like Orbitz, Travago ETC.

and you can get Great Rates for the date you fly in to the end of London on the 18th

TO SEE OUR GROUP RATE PAGE AND BOOK

https://groups.travelocity.com/Event/?pid=4187212&isGC=1&isFirstVisit=1&recache=1&SSLSite=GROUPS.TRAVELOCITY.COM

YOU CAN SHOP HOTELS AT THIS LINK CLICK HERE GROUP DISCOUNTS

CLICK HERE

SELF BOOKED FLIGHT INFORMATION

GROUP AIR FAIR RATE VIA VIRGIN AIR, WOW AIR or TRAVELOCITY AVALIABLE

NYC to LONDON on JULY 12th 2018 Arrival on JULY 13th London Heathrow Airport.

YOU CAN SEARCH FLIGHTS FOR DISCOUNTS CLICK HERE

(Hotel rates and availability subject to change due to increased bookings in the month of July in UK)

Air Fares run from $1200 to $1500 Round Trip between the 11th and 12th of July with return flights

from the 22nd to 26th on most travel sites. https://wowair.us

Has economy flights at $800 Round Trip with a bag check fee about $100 for a total

economy round trip air fair from Cleveland Ohio via Iceland to London of $1000 plus tax and fees.

Based on where you get connecting flights to WOW AIR you may get a great savings there.

AIR FARE IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE TOUR REUNION!!!!

THE MEYRICK FOUNDATION MEMBERSHIP PIN TO WEAR WITH PRIDE DURING OUR VISIT COMES WITH REUNION TOUR CONFIRMATIONS

Family Crest Foundation Membership Pin Included with Reservation

ITINERARY:

DEATAILED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS BY DAY IN ODER

July 11th to 25th 2018 Meyrick Family Reunion Tour

July 11th &12th Travel to London hotel check in by July 13th crossing International Time Line.

COMMMON EVENTS COVERED IN THE PAY PAL COST FOR THIS REUNION:

Merrick Foundation membership for your choice of lifetime membership or one year
$382 lifetime $20.00 one year plus tax and shipping
Membership Family Crest foundation Pin (see picture below)
$25 each
Royal Merrick /Meyrick genealogy books download PDF
Royal Ancestors $85.97  Royal DNA $19.95
College Of Arms Tour and Dinner with Wine on July 16th
$1251 Must have group of 20
Luxury Tour Bus from London to Wales with sight seeing for 4 days
$280 Per Person minimum of 20 people must book for total cost of $5600.00
Hotel Tea with Bellinda in Wales July 18th 2PM
$35.00
July 20th Bodorgan Hall and Walled Garden event with George Meyrick
$70.00
Family Photo download from this web site taken in Lancaster Square with Llewelyn Statue on July 20th 12 noon
WALES ONLY COMES WITH ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND BOOKS PDF DOWNLOAD AND PIN PER PERSON.

These figures based on current rate of $1.39 USD per £ 1.00 GBP Plus Transfer fees, Exchange fees, Taxes and PayPal credit card fees of 3.7% plus .70 per tansaction 14% Tax and 6% Tax $5.00 conversion and currency broker fees. Prices and fees may vary by payment time and booking. shipping US costs $20 Overseas $40 (all fees and expenses are PER PERSON COSTS and all ordering must reflect the number in your party attending)

ALL OTHER ITEMS INCLUDING AIR FARE, MEALS, SIGHT SEEING AND HOTEL IS SELF PAY VIA LINKS ON THIS SITE. YOU WILL NEED TO READ THE WHOLE SITE TO UNDERSTAND ALL OPTIONS. YOU MAY PAY OVER 4 PAYMENTS FOR YOUR CHOICE OF THE 4 OPITIONS FOR THE COMMON EVENTS OR ALL AT ONCE. YOU MUST CHOOSE ONE PAYMENT PLAN BY THE DEADLINE OF FEBRUARY 28TH 2018 TO ATTEND THIS FAMILY REUNION AND COMMON EVENTS. YOU WILL ALSO HAVE TO PAY FOR EACH PERSON BY SELECTING NUMBER OF ITEMS OR SUBSCRIPTIONS WHICH IS PAYMENT PLANS. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, ASK DAN OR BELLINDA ON FACEBOOK. NOTE IF YOU USE PAYMENT PLAN, A PAYMENT PLAN IS JUST FOR ONE PERSON AT A TIME. TO PAY FOR MORE THAN ONE PERSON OVER TIME, USE THE OTHER BUY NOW OPTIONS AND PAY FOR ONE PERSON EACH MONTH.

BEST WESTERN LONDON ILFORD HOTEL
3-5 Argyle Road, Ilford IG1 3BH GB
View Map Near South Park self book at
https://groups.travelocity.com/eh/2hqvg-2khf

TO SEE OUR GROUP RATE PAGE AND BOOK
https://groups.travelocity.com/Event/?pid=4187212&isGC=1&isFirstVisit=1&recache=1&SSLSite=GROUPS.TRAVELOCITY.COM
July 13h to 17th- 6 day One Pass sight seeing days (You Buy info below) Bellinda's birthday at night in a place to be announced.
See the London One Pass sight for cost and information
Oyster Card public transportation Travel card and admission included with One Pass prebooked with travel if you select that option
https://www.londonpass.com/
YOU CAN ORDER ON SMART PHONE AS APP OR AS ANDROID PAY FOR ADMISSION TO MANY LOCATIONS IN LONDON AREA
Sight Seeing Pass Prices at
https://www.londonpass.com/london-pass-prices.php

July 16 Monday Dinner meeting and tour of the
College Of Arms lecture 6PM
College of Arms & Dinner Included
130 Queen Victoria Street
London EC4V 4BT
T 020 7248 2762
Tour By: John Petrie MSc, Rouge Croix Pursuivant:
Arrival of the group at 6.15 for 6.30pm. I speak about the history of heraldry and the rôle of the Heralds, a little about the architecture of the building and how we run our practices,
and then spend a good hour in the Record Room showing a selection of records dating back to 1484. I normally give people a glass of wine and allow them to sit down
(their only opportunity) while I talk about the architecture of the building, and then give them another glass of wine (or two) with buffet supper of cold meats and fish, pasta and salad,
followed by cheese, fruit and a mini-sweet.
Q & A to follow then depart to hotels at 9PM.
6 PM. 6:15PM -9PM dinner lecture and tour. Must depart no later than 9PM to allow the facility to be closed.

MAP OF LOCATION:  https://goo.gl/maps/JiYzLinH7zj
From Hotel to College Of Arms  https://goo.gl/maps/AMySJcMZLeE2

July 18th Travel To Sir George Meyrick Estate in Wales Meyrick Family Historical Home.

JULY 18th AT BEST WESTERN BUS PICK UP TO WALES AT 9AM!!!
MEYRICK FAMILY REUNION "CENTRAL" will be at the "CHATEAU RHIANFA" HOTEL
on the MENAI STRAIT in BANGOR, WALES, 27 miles from BODORGAN HALL on the
MEYRICK ESTATE grounds for the WALES part of the trip.
6 PM. 6:15PM -9PM dinner lecture and tour. Must depart no later than 9PM to allow the facility to be close
JULY 18th - 2nd Part of REUNION in WALES
WALES - MEYRICK FAMILY REUNION SCHEDULE:

DAY #1 - WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 LONDON, ENGLAND to BANGOR, WALES 8:00 A.M.
DEPART IN FRONT OF HOTEL SO BE AT GROUP BUS TO LOAD LUGGAGE BY
7AM to 8:30 AM (except for those traveling by car or meeting us in WALES)
IMPORTANT BUS PICK UP ON JULY 18th AT BEST WESTERN !!!
HOTEL CHECK IN CHATEAU RHIANFA 1:00 P.M. Arrival at our hotel and checking in, (providing this time is acceptable,)
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED SBOOKING
CONTACT CHATEAU RHIANFA YOURSELF TO MAKE YOUR OWN RESERVATION.
https://chateaurhianfa.com/
Château Rhianfa
Beaumaris Rd, Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey, Wales, LL59 5NS
Email: DELYTH ROBERTS Delyth.Roberts@chateaurhianfa.com
OTHER HOTELS
https://chateaurhianfa.com/anglesey-hotel/

CLICK HERE TO SHOP OTHER HOTELS NEAR BY
Black Boy Inn discount rate at https://groups.travelocity.com/eh/2i8ea-3d9g

DAY #1 JULY 18, 2018 SCHEDULE CONTINUES
2:00 PM REUNION TEATIME
(Should we be delayed we will have it be a cocktail party but I want it to be TEATIME)
This is included in the Group Pay Package.

EVENING - DINNER - FREE TIME
(INDIVIDUAL ORDER self PAY)

DAY # 2 - THURSDAY, JULY 19
BREAKFAST ON OWN IN HOTEL OR NEARBY
(INDIVIDUAL ORDER self PAY)

10:00 A.M. DEPART HOTEL FOR THE DAYS ITINERARY
(1.). 11:00 A.M. SEACOAST SAFARIS on the MENAI STRAIT 90 Minute cruise
of the MENAI STRAIT seeing the coastline and countryside
INDIVIDUAL TICKET - £ 10.95 ($15.04 U.S.) (INDIVIDUAL PAY)

(2.). 1:00 P.M. LUNCH THE GEORGE and DRAGON PUB
Originally built in the 1400s Rebuilt
and current building from the 1500s
(INDIVIDUAL ORDER & self PAY)

(3.). 4:00 P.M. BEAUMARIS CASTLE in Beaumaris, Wales
Family Ticket - £ 19.30 ($ 26.50 U.S.)
Individual Ticket - £ 6.50 ($ 8.93 U.S.)
Senior/Child - £ 4.20 ($ 5.77 U.S.)
(INDIVIDUAL PAY)

(5.). 6:00 P.M. WHITE EAGLE at RHOSCOLYN PUB DINNER
(INDIVIDUAL ORDER & PAY)
BACK TO CHATEAU RHIANFA

DAY #3 - FRIDAY, JULY 20 MORNING BREAKFAST 8 AM
9 AM DEPART BY BUS FOR LANCASTER SQUARE TO TAKE RECORD BREAKING FAMILY PHOTO AND SHOP
http://welcometoconwy.com/lancaster-square-the-statue-of-llewelyn
LOAD BUS AT 9:00 AM
ARRIVE IN LANCASTER WALES AT 10 AM
SHOP AND SEE LANCASTER 2 HOURS
FAMILY PHOTO WITH GROUP AND WALES GENEALOGICAL MEYRICK SURNAME RELATIVES
12 PM NOON JULY 20TH 2018
12:30 DEPART ON BUS TO

ARRIVE AT HOTEL TO DRESS FOR BODORGAN 1 PM
BUS TO BODORGAN 5PM
4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. BODORGAN HALL WALLED GARDENS
COCKTAIL RECEPTION
HOSTED BY: MR. & MRS. GEORGE MEYRICK
GROUP PAY IN ADVANCE In Package Tour Via Pay Pal
ADVANCE FOR 2 EVENTS IN WALES TEATIME RECEPTION
& BODORGAN HALL RECEPTION
BACK TO HOTEL FREE TIME

DAY #4 - SATURDAY, JULY 21
LONDON FOR EXTENDED STAY OR RETURN
FLIGHTS HOME.
LOAD BUS NO LATER THAN 9AM
(Possible Sight Seeing Stops and shopping on the way with lunch stop)

ARRIVE LONDON BY 5PM

Optional Extended Stay For Those who would like to book later flights out July 21 To July 25
can be arranged at a additional hotel and Sight Seeing Pass group rate per person
(Taxes surcharges visa and other not listed fees not included, duty export and other fees for
purchases while on this tour are on an individual bases pay as you go based on your own costs,
shopping and purchases and some sight seeing admissions
so plan ahead to have a means to afford extra costs)
Exchange processing fees subject to change due to fluctuation in currency market rates.

LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP Total $1098 USD FINANCED $1100

ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP Total $898 USD $900 FINANCED

WALES TEA WITH BELLINDA AND BODORGAN GARDEN WITH TOUR BUS $648 USD FINANCED $700

WALES TEA WITH BELLINDA AND BODORGAN GARDEN WITHOUT TOUR BUS $248 USD FINANCED $300

 

FINANCE FEES ARE LINES OF CREDIT WITH PAY PAL INSTALLMENTS OVER 4 MONTHLY PAYMENTS

DEADLINE TO BOOK YOUR RESERVATIONS IS FEB. 28TH AT 12 NOON EST USA FOR INSTALLMENTS

DEADLINE TO BOOK FULL PAY PER PERSON MARCH 15TH 2018 . IF YOU DO NOT BOOK BY MAR. 15

YOU WILL NOT HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO PAY FOR YOUR TOUR ON THE REUNION.

 

Payments FEB - MAR - APR - MAY - JUNE LAST MONTH TO MAKE PAYMENTS

PAY ALL AT ONCE OR INSTALLMENT PLAN MENU FOR COMMON REUNION EVENTS:

DEADLINE TO BOOK YOUR RESERVATIONS IS FEB. 28TH AT 12 NOON EST USA

DEADLINE TO PAY ALL AT ONCE OR BEGIN INSTALLMENTS IS MAR 15TH 2018

CLICK ON THE DOT NEAR YOUR PREFERED WAY TO PAY

Lifetime Member Plan
Number of payments 4
Start payments At checkout
Due*Amount
At checkout$275.00 USD
Every 1 month (x 3)$275.00 USD
One Year Plan
Number of payments 4
Start payments At checkout
Due*Amount
At checkout$225.00 USD
Every 1 month (x 3)$225.00 USD
Wales With Bus
Number of payments 4
Start payments At checkout
Due*Amount
At checkout$175.00 USD
Every 1 month (x 3)$175.00 USD
Wales No Bus
Number of payments 4
Start payments At checkout
Due*Amount
At checkout$75.00 USD
Every 1 month (x 3)$75.00 USD
Wales No Bus 2 Pay
Number of payments 2
Start payments At checkout
Due*Amount
At checkout$124.00 USD
Every 1 month (x 1)$124.00 USD
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Note Payment Plans have a added fee due to merchant account costs by Pay Pal and credit card companies. When you transfer money to CYMG UCCMA MERRICK FOUNDATION 501 C 3 NON PROFIT ORG we are charged a 3.5% per transaction fee plus .30 to .75 cents. Each plan for 4 payments has that fee added into the total to insure we have the funds needed to confirm your reservation with the common events venue provider. Interest rates and other fees by Pay Pal and their Buyer Credit progams and rules listed on the Pay Pal web site.

CHECK LIST TO DO BEFORE DEPARTING TO WALES AND ENGLAND

1. GOT YOUR VISA AND PASSPORT ?

2. GOT YOUR COMMON EVENTS PAID FOR VIA PAY PAL MENU ABOVE ?

3. GOT YOUR HOTEL IN LONDON BOOKED AND IN WALES BOOKED ?

4. DID YOU ORDER YOUR ONE PASS WITH TRAVEL FOR SIGHT SEEING IN LONDON FOR FIRST FEW DAYS ?

5. DO YOU HAVE AT LEAST $1000 PER PERSON FOR CASH EXPENSES WHILE ON TRIP ?

6. DO YOU HAVE AVALIABLE CREDIT LINE TO ORDER EMERGENCY ITEMS WHILE OVERSEAS ?

7. DID YOU BOOK ANY EXTENDED STAY HOLTEL FROM 21st TO 25th AND ARRANGE RETURN FLIGHT TO THAT DATE WHEN YOU GOT AIR FARE ?

8. ANY EXTRA BAGS DID YOU PAY FOR THE CORRECT NUMBER AND WEIGHT OF BAGS ?

9. ARE YOU READY TO HAVE SOME FUN IN LONDON AND WALES WITH FAMILY AND COUSINS ?

10. GET TO AIRPORT IN ADVANCED TO GO THROUGH HOMELAND SECURITY CHECKS AND INSURE YOU HAVE PROPER IDS FOR CLEARENCE !!!!

11. GET A CONVERTER PLUG TO BE ABLE TO PLUG IN CELL PHONE CHARGERS AND LAPTOP COMPUTERS FOR USE WHILE THERE.

>>>>IMPORTANT TO KNOW THAT ELECTRIC PLUGS ARE DIFFERENT IN WALES AND ENGLAND CLICK HERE FOR A CONVERTER PLUG<<<<

12. LEAVE HOME IN TIME TO HAVE AT LEAST 2 AND 1/2 HOURS TO GET THROUGH SECURITY EXSPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE NOT TRAVELED AFTER 2001.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU IN LONDON AND WALES IN JULY.

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