Hughesovka: A Welsh Enterprise in Imperial Russia

Hughesovka: A Welsh Enterprise in Imperial Russia

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 01/11/2017

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

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