Fossil ferns and reed…also an antique silver ring and a specimen of white rock: The Founding of the Cardiff Naturalists’ Society in September 1867.
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.
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.
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!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.
Susan Edwards, Glamorgan Archivist
The industrialist John Hughes of Merthyr Tydfil set up an ironworks in the Ukraine on invitation from the Imperial Russian Government in 1869. Join Susan Edwards, Glamorgan Archivist, as she tells the tale of John Hughes, his New Russia Company and the town and community that grew around it.
Following the talk there will be an opportunity to view items from the Hughesovka Research Archive.
Date: Wednesday 1 November 2017
Venue: Glamorgan Archives
This is a FREE event but places are limited so please contact Glamorgan Archives to book.
Glamorgan Archives, Clos Parc Morgannwg, Leckwith, Cardiff, CF11 8AW
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