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Jul 2008 23532 0 0 1469 281 CarmarthenshireHistorianConversion 261 230 HistoryOfTheMynyddMawr 217 215 HistorianVol1 215 205 HistorianVol19 199 199 HistorianVol13 ...  
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AChampionOfWomensRights 21 Sep 2014 - 09:34 - r1.5 ChrisJones
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 ...  
BeforeItsForgottenVol15 01 Oct 2011 - 09:55 - r1.3 ChrisJones
Before It's Forgotten Workhouse Days Remembered (The following account of his early experience as Porter at Carmarthen Workhouse has been compiled from information ...  
TheEducationOfYoungLadiesOfDistinction 08 Apr 2009 - 21:29 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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 ...  
FingersOfForsakenStone 03 Mar 2009 - 22:09 - r1.10 ChrisJones
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 ...  
FrancisGreen1853-1942 07 May 2008 - 14:54 - r1.3 ChrisJones
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 ...  
AnAncientStoryEndsInRuin 25 Mar 2008 - 14:10 - r1.2 ChrisJones
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 ...  
EditorialVol5 25 Mar 2008 - 14:04 - r1.3 ChrisJones
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 ...  
TheFootprintsOfAMasterCraftsman 18 Oct 2007 - 10:00 - r1.13 ChrisJones
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 ...  
GloGarregMemoriesOfTheAnthraciteCoalfield 30 May 2007 - 08:51 - r1.7 ChrisJones
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 ...  
PentwynAcademy 15 Apr 2007 - 22:54 - r1.5 ChrisJones
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 ...  
ABishopWhoWorkedInChaos 24 Dec 2006 - 14:17 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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 ...  
DepartedGloriesOfTheGreyFriars 06 Dec 2006 - 22:45 - r1.3 ChrisJones
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 ...  
AHomeIsAHouseIsRuin 05 Dec 2006 - 20:43 - r1.7 ChrisJones
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 ...  
CarmarthenshireHistorianConversion 19 Nov 2006 - 09:52 - r1.31 ChrisJones
Project Summary The aim of this project is to make The Carmarthenshire Historian : Searchable. Widely available (free of charge). Extendable a living, breathing ...  
Highlights 19 Oct 2006 - 08:19 - r1.10 ChrisJones
Highlights For those readers on a time budget I've collected some highlights from The Carmarthenshire Historian , in no particular order: Miss Nightingale Grieves ...  
Vol3Editorial 13 Oct 2006 - 22:31 - r1.5 ChrisJones
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 ...  
DrivingAnIronRoadThroughTheHills 12 Oct 2006 - 18:56 - r1.3 ChrisJones
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 ...  
HistoryOfTheMynyddMawr 30 Sep 2006 - 13:10 - r1.11 ChrisJones
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 30 Sep 2006 - 12:56 - r1.6 ChrisJones
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 ...  
AuthorIndex 30 Sep 2006 - 11:24 - r1.12 ChrisJones
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. ...  
LifeInSeventeenthCenturyCarmarthenshire 29 Sep 2006 - 20:59 - r1.3 ChrisJones
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 ...  
BoroughOfLlanelly 29 Sep 2006 - 20:59 - r1.10 ChrisJones
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 ...  
SinEatingInTheAmmanValley 29 Sep 2006 - 20:58 - r1.2 ChrisJones
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 ...  
APrimeMinistersCarmarthenshirePostbag 29 Sep 2006 - 20:56 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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 ...  
ACaballeroFromHendy 29 Sep 2006 - 20:55 - r1.7 ChrisJones
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 ...  
MadamBevan 29 Sep 2006 - 20:53 - r1.11 ChrisJones
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 ...  
StClearsInTheMiddleAges11001500 29 Sep 2006 - 20:52 - r1.6 ChrisJones
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 ...  
BeforeItsForgottenVol12 29 Sep 2006 - 20:52 - r1.3 ChrisJones
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 ...  
RichardTibbotItinerantPreacher 29 Sep 2006 - 20:51 - r1.5 ChrisJones
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 ...  
RuralRidesOfLongAgo 29 Sep 2006 - 20:50 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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 ...  
BetseyThompsonComesToCarmarthen 29 Sep 2006 - 20:49 - r1.10 ChrisJones
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 ...  
CarmarthenAndMerlinTheMagician 29 Sep 2006 - 20:49 - r1.7 ChrisJones
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 ...  
TalleyHouse 29 Sep 2006 - 20:47 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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 ...  
QueenElizabethGrammarSchoolCarmarthen 29 Sep 2006 - 20:47 - r1.7 ChrisJones
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 ...  
PoorCambriolsLord 29 Sep 2006 - 20:47 - r1.7 ChrisJones
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 ...  
ExcerciseInFaceSaving 29 Sep 2006 - 20:45 - r1.11 ChrisJones
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 ...  
MoreAboutMots 29 Sep 2006 - 20:45 - r1.2 ChrisJones
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 ...  
ADayInNewcastleEmlyn 29 Sep 2006 - 20:44 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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 ...  
LetterToTheEditorVol20 29 Sep 2006 - 20:42 - r1.2 ChrisJones
LETTER TO THE EDITOR BAPTIST HISTORIAN Sir, I was interested in the article about Joshua Thomas, the great Baptist historian ( The Carmarthenshire Historian, Vol ...  
TheEdwardianDaysOfADafenDiarist 29 Sep 2006 - 20:42 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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, ...  
ChangeAndDecay 29 Sep 2006 - 20:41 - r1.5 ChrisJones
'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 ...  
FredJMorgan 29 Sep 2006 - 20:40 - r1.2 ChrisJones
Fred J. Morgan Titles: Volume 1 Editorial Volume 2 Editorial  
TearfulMemoriesOfARoyalVisit 29 Sep 2006 - 20:38 - r1.3 ChrisJones
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 ...  
AdmiralSirThomasFoley 29 Sep 2006 - 20:38 - r1.2 ChrisJones
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 ...  
TheHeritageOfLlettyMawr 29 Sep 2006 - 20:38 - r1.4 ChrisJones
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 ...  
AberglasneysCatalogueOfWeal 29 Sep 2006 - 20:37 - r1.2 ChrisJones
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 ...  
AHouseThatBorrowAdmired 29 Sep 2006 - 20:37 - r1.5 ChrisJones
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 ...  
TheEarlyHistoryofCourtHenryDryslwyn 29 Sep 2006 - 20:36 - r1.2 ChrisJones
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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