When the Glamorganshire Canal was constructed in the 1790s, it drew water from the River Taff at Radyr Weir, through the same feeder channel as the existing Melingriffith Tin Plate... read more →
It is 35 years since Pope John Paul II visited Cardiff. The visit, on 2 June 1982, brought the crowds out in force, both on the streets of the city... read more →
David Davies, often cited as the first Welsh millionaire, was responsible for the development of railways within Wales and was also the man behind the creation of Barry Docks. Alongside... read more →
One of the many unusual items to be found at Glamorgan Archives is a poster, approximately 2ft by 3ft, produced in 1920, offering a £250 reward for information leading to... read more →
Hail! genial season of the year To faithful lovers ever dear Devoted be this day to praise My Anna’s charms in rustic lays Read More...
The Glamorgan Archives holds a large number of items that tell the story of the Glamorgan Constabulary from its creation in 1841. One of the more unusual items is a... read more →