Glamorgan Archives Blog: Discovering Glamorgan’s Past

Glamorgan’s Blood: Colliery Disasters

Glamorgan’s Blood: Colliery Disasters

In October 1913, 439 miners and one rescuer died at Universal Colliery, Senghennydd following an explosion at the colliery. The disaster took place on 14.. 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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Get Messy with the Mesolithic: Prehistoric Stone Age fun activities

Get Messy with the Mesolithic: Prehistoric Stone Age fun activities

  • 21/08/2018
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    Looking for a free kids activity? Join us & @ourlivinglevels on 21 August for some prehistoric stone age activities & Get Messy with the Mesolithic!


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