Glamorgan Archives Blog: Discovering Glamorgan’s Past

The Women’s Institute Jubilee Scrapbooks, 1965

The Women’s Institute Jubilee Scrapbooks, 1965

The Women’s Institute was first established in 1897 in Ontario, Canada, as a branch of the Farmer’s Institute. When the first UK branch was opened.. 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.

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!

Exhibition in a Box

Exhibition in a Box

  • 19/08/2019 - 30/08/2019
  • All Day
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    A multi-sensory resource exploring silence in relation to the First World War


    Each box tells a different story – choose one to open and see what’s inside


    Exhibition in a Box has been created by Head4Arts in partnership with Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Glamorgan Archives, Gwent Archives, National Museum Wales and Winding House Museum.  The project has been supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

    Open Doors at Glamorgan Archives

    Open Doors at Glamorgan Archives

  • 21/09/2019
  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    Join us on Saturday 21 September for Open Doors at the Archives! Book a tour behind the scenes and discover what makes archive buildings so special.

    see what’s coming up

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