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A Champion of Women's Rights By E. Vernon Jones The presence of obstreperous antagonists might easily have turned a harmless situation into an ugly incident at Carmarthen ...
Before It's Forgotten Workhouse Days Remembered (The following account of his early experience as Porter at Carmarthen Workhouse has been compiled from information ...
The Education of Young Ladies of Distinction by A. B. RANDALL, B.SC.(ECON.), M.R.T.P.I. WEBPERMISSION A. B. Randall Private adventure schools in Carmarthen date back ...
Fingers of Forsaken Stone The Story of Glanbran By E. Vernon Jones For more than forty years the ruins of Glanbran have caught the eye of travellers between Llandovery ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 8 Francis Green, 1853-1942 Francis Green, genealogist and local historian, was born an eldest son on 15th December 1853 1 in St. Mary Street ...
An Ancient Story Ends In Ruin Among those houses that have long been landmarks to Carmarthenshire people, but now being menaced by the engines of demolition, is the ...
Editorial To stand in the silent hall of a deserted country mansion and there contemplate the processes of ruin and decay that follow the flight of the last unwilling ...
The Footprints of a Master Craftsman By E. Vernon Jones A document that has come to light after more than a century in the custody of his family is the diary of a ...
GLO CARREG Memories of the Anthracite Coalfield by The Rt. Hon. JAMES GRIFFITHS, C.H., M.P. Minister of National Insurance 1945-50, Secretary of State for the Colonies ...
Pentwyn Academy By GWILYM EVANS, M.SC., Aberystwyth PENTWYN farm lies in the parish of Llannon in south-east Dyfed near the boundary of Llanedy parish, and overlooks ...
A Bishop Who Worked In Chaos By E. VERNON JONES A classical historian of high repute who was buried in Westminster Abbey after serving half a life-time as Bishop ...
Departed Glories of the Grey Friars By Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D., F.S.A. In this paper I shall discuss a manuscript compiled over four hundred and fifty years ...
A Home is a House is a Ruin Pictured here is Coalbrook House, Pontyberem, a building dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, with some later alterations. At one ...
Project Summary The aim of this project is to make The Carmarthenshire Historian : Searchable. Widely available (free of charge). Extendable a living, breathing ...
Highlights For those readers on a time budget I've collected some highlights from The Carmarthenshire Historian , in no particular order: Miss Nightingale Grieves ...
Editorial Readers of the earlier volumes of The Carmarthenshire Local History Magazine who may have been deceived by the new name under which the present issue appears ...
Driving an Iron Road Through the Hills By G. F. GABB, M.A. By 1858, the Llanelly Railway and Dock Company, with its lease of the Vale of Towy line, had penetrated ...
History of the Mynydd Mawr by Huw Owen, Hons. History Student, Aberystwyth U.C.W. Research into the history of one's local area will immediately prove its value to ...
Editorial Local history is a subject which offers a fascinating variety of topics and a fund of inexhaustible knowledge not only to the professional historian, but ...
Authors D. L. Baker-Jones Susan Beckley P. K. Crimmin David James Davies Gwilym Evans Michael C. S. Evans T.J. Evans T. L. Evans G. F. Gabb Noel Gibbard Rt. Hon. ...
Life in Seventeenth Century Carmarthenshire By MOELWYN WILLIAMS, M.A., PH.D., Keeper of Printed Books, National Library of Wales In the seventeenth century and the ...
The Borough of Llanelly Its Growth and Local Government Glyndwr Rebellion—a Turning Point. The legacy of stagnation inherited by the Borough following the Owain Glyndwr ...
Sin-eating in the Amman Valley By HUW WALTERS, B.LIB. A biography which recently proved to be of considerable interest to me was that written by Paxton Hood on the ...
A Prime Minister's Carmarthenshire Postbag By Roland Thorne, M.A. Among those who wrote from Carmarthenshire to Prime Minister William Pitt the younger it might be ...
A Caballero from Hendy In his last years before he died in 1957 William Samuel Thomas of Llettycaru, Croesyceiliog, Carmarthen set down something of his life-story ...
Madam Bevan 1697-1779 by G.J. Thomas, M.A. South East Carmarthenshire was a centre of educational activity during the latter part of the 17th century and the early ...
St Clears in the Middle Ages 1100 1500 by D. ARWYN THOMAS, B.A. Ysgol Gruffydd Jones, St. Clears. St. Clears makes only a brief but nevertheless dramatic appearance ...
Before It's Forgotten The Garn-lwyd Owenite Community It has long been known that, between 1847 and 1855, a co-operative settlement existed at Garn-lwyd, somewhere ...
Richard Tibbot, Itinerant Preacher By GOMER M. ROBERTS, M.A., President of the Calvinistic Methodist Historical Society Richard Tibbot (1719-98) was a native of Llanbryn ...
Rural Rides of Long Ago By A. B. Randall, B.Sc. (Econ.) In 1762, just two years before he died, the Rev. Thomas Price, former rector of Merthyr Tydfil, spent eight ...
Betsey Thompson Comes to Carmarthen By A. B. Randall, B.SC.(ECON.), M.R.T.P.I. WEBPERMISSION A. B. Randall In the summer of 1834, twenty-five year old Betsey Thompson ...
Carmarthen and Merlin the Magician By ALAN B. RANDALL, B.SC. (ECON.), M.R.T.P.I. WEBPERMISSION Alan B. Randall Among the characters of early romance few have held ...
Talley House By David Long Price and Jack D. Willson The village of Talley (Tal-y-llychau) lies in a narrow valley connecting the Vales of the Cothi and the Tywi ...
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen by A.G. Prys-Jones, O.B.E. M.A. A New Type of School. The Tudor period saw the establishment of a new type of educational ...
Poor Cambriol's Lord Sir William Vaughan (1577-1641) Colonial Pioneer, Writer and Agricultural Reformer by A.G. Prys-Jones, O.B.E., M.A. SIR William Vaughan, brother ...
Exercise in Face Saving by D. J. PRICE, M.A. This contribution is an edited extract from notes left by the late Mr. D. J. Price, a native of Llanddarog and sometime ...
More about Mots Readers who were intrigued by his reference at page 13 to a fancy 'Mot' in William Davies's Crimea letters published in Vol. VI of The Carmarthenshire ...
A Day in Newcastle Emlyn By Canon D. PARRY-JONES, B.A. Author of Welsh Country Upbringing, etc. SOME few years ago I spent a very enjoyable and profitable day at ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR BAPTIST HISTORIAN Sir, I was interested in the article about Joshua Thomas, the great Baptist historian ( The Carmarthenshire Historian, Vol ...
The Edwardian Days of a Dafen Diarist by GWILYM B. OWEN, B.COM., M.PHIL. William Owen was born at Cwmnant, a small farm on the outskirts of the village of Dafen, ...
'Change and Decay....' The old church at Llanybri, familiarly known as Yr Hen Gapel, is fast falling into decay and lack of money may mean that it will not survive ...
Fred J. Morgan Titles: Volume 1 Editorial Volume 2 Editorial
Tearful Memories of a Royal Visit The impending closure of Alltymynydd Hospital, Llanybydder brings to mind a royal visit to Carmarthenshire in 1905, when Princess ...
Admiral Sir Thomas Foley By Thomas Lloyd, M. A. Passed without notice was the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the death of one of the most distinguished of ...
The Heritage of Lletty Mawr By Thomas Lloyd Few people today hurrying through that quaintly named village of Upper Tumble on the busy road to Llanelli would have ...
Aberglasney's Catalogue of Weal By H. J. LLOYD-JOHNES, O.B.E., F.S.A. Going through some old papers recently, I came across a copy of the Sale Catalogue of Surplus ...
A House That Borrow Admired By H. J. LLOYD-JOHNES, O.E.E. (TODO Check name O.E.E.? Home.ChrisJones) Chairman of the Historic Buildings Council for Wales I write ...
The Early History of Court Henry, Dryslwyn by JOHN A. LLOYD From time to time, it has been said that Court Henry is so named because Henry Tudor, later King Henry ...
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