Glamorgan Archives Blog: Discovering Glamorgan’s Past

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.

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.

On the 11th September 2017 the Cardiff Naturalists’ Society celebrates its 150th anniversary. Read More: Fossil ferns and reed…also an antique silver ring and a.. 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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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.

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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.

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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!

Hughesovka: A Welsh Enterprise in Imperial Russia

Hughesovka: A Welsh Enterprise in Imperial Russia

  • 01/11/2017
  • 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

    Time: 2pm

    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

    Tel.: 029 2087 2299  Email: glamro@cardiff.gov.uk   www.glamarchives.gov.uk


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