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Glamorgan Archives Blog: Discovering Glamorgan’s Past

A statement from Glamorgan Archives in light of the current Covid-19 situation.

Updated 1st April 2021

Glamorgan Archives remains closed to public access.  Staff are still working behind the scenes to prepare to reopen as soon as we can and are available to answer enquiries.  Please email glamro@cardiff.gov.uk for further details.

Thank you for your patience, and we hope to be able to reopen as soon as possible.

Laura Cotton

Glamorgan Archivist

Research Guides

Glamorgan Archives has produced a selection of research guides on popular subjects and series of records to help you get started in your research.

Search our Catalogue

Our catalogue, Canfod, contains descriptions of over 180,000 items in our collection and is regularly updated with descriptions of new records we receive and new catalogues we create.

How to find us

Information on how to reach us on foot, by car, on the bus and by train.

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.

What’s on

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.

Keep an eye on our Events page for details of what’s coming up!

Events

Researching Jewish History in the Cynon Valley by the Jewish History Association of South Wales

Researching Jewish History in the Cynon Valley by the Jewish History Association of South Wales

  • 22/04/2021
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Glamorgan Archives events programme   The Jewish History Association of South Wales (JHASW) was established in November 2017 with the aim to uncover, document, preserve, and share the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the Jewish communities of south Wales.   One of the projects undertaken was a partnership with the museums in Rhondda Cynon Taf. This talk will focus on the discoveries and research undertaken in the Cynon Valley Museum and within the local community. The aim is to explain, not only what we found but how we found it.   Join us on the 22nd of April to...

    Exhibitions

    Glamorgan's Blood Exhibition Online

    Glamorgan's Blood Exhibition Online

  • 30/04/2020 - 28/06/2021
  • All Day

    Our ‘Glamorgan’s Blood’ exhibition launched in October 2019 and was on display at Glamorgan Archives until the end of last year.   The exhibition was due to travel to venues across south Wales during 2020.  We were only a few months into the tour when, as a result of the Covid19 pandemic, we had to draw it to a close.  The exhibition banners are now packed away until we can resume the tour.   In the meantime, we’ve added the exhibition content to our website so that it can be viewed and enjoyed from home.

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