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Hughesovka: A Welsh Enterprise in Imperial Russia

by Susan Edwards

The industrialist John Hughes of Merthyr Tydfil set up an ironworks in the Ukraine on invitation from the Imperial Russian Government in 1869. This insightful work tells the tale of John Hughes, his New Russia Company and the town and community that grew around it.  72pp, 100 illus.

Price £1.00

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Poor Relief in Merthyr Tydfil in Victorian Times

by Tydfil Thomas

This book shows how the ‘amended’ Poor Law of 1834 operated in the Klondike of Wales and particularly in the highly industrialised town of Merthyr Tydfil. Well-illustrated with contemporary drawings and photographs and should appeal to the general reader as well as professional historians. 199pp. 83 illustr.


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