Glamorgan Archives Blog: Discovering Glamorgan’s Past

Glamorgan’s Blood: Dark Arteries, Old Veins

Here, are the stiffening hills, here, the rich cargo Congealed in the dark arteries, Old veins That hold Glamorgan’s blood. The midnight miner in the.. Read More →

First World War

If you’re seeking information on the impact of the war upon your own family, town or locality, Glamorgan Archives may be able to help.

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Glamorgan Archives serves the County Borough Councils of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Vale of Glamorgan and the City and County of Cardiff.

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Glamorgan Archives organises regular FREE events which anyone is welcome to attend.  Our events are based on themes which link to our collections and connect to the community we serve.

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Cardiff's Place Names

Cardiff's Place Names

  • 13/02/2017
  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    This lecture from Dr Dylan Foster Evans of Cardiff University will discuss some of Cardiff’s place names, and how they illustrate the relationship between Welsh and English in the city.

    N.B. This event will be held in Welsh. Simultaneous translation will be available but must be booked in advance.

    This is a FREE event but places are limited so please contact Glamorgan Archives to book.


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