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Glamorgan Archives has produced a selection of research guides on popular subjects and series of records to help you get started in your research.

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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!


The Pettigrews - The Family Who Landscaped Cardiff

The Pettigrews - The Family Who Landscaped Cardiff

  • 25/04/2023
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    Glamorgan Archives events programme Join us for an afternoon with Rosie James from Parks Services at Cardiff Council. Find out more about the Pettigrew family, who relocated to Cardiff in 1873 when the head of the family, Andrew Pettigrew, took up his post as head gardener to Lord Bute at...


    Glamorgan’s Blood Exhibition on Tour

    Glamorgan’s Blood Exhibition on Tour

  • 02/05/2023 - 31/05/2023
  • All Day
  • Merthyr Central Library, Merthyr Tydfil

    Glamorgan’s Blood at Merthyr Tydfil Central Library Following the completion of the Glamorgan’s Blood project to catalogue and conserve the coal collections at Glamorgan Archives, visit our exhibition and find out more about the records of the south Wales coal industry and what they tell us about life in the...

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