Explore Your Archive

Explore Your Archive is a joint campaign delivered by The National Archives and the Archives and Records Association across the UK and Ireland. This year’s dates have been announced as 18th – 26th November!

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On this day...

23 November 1877

Cadwaladr Jones became the last man to be hanged at Dolgellau Gaol.

Volunteering

Whether you have a passion for history, want to improve your knowledge and skills, or simply want to get involved in something worthwhile, volunteering at your local archive service can be a great experience!

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Archives are for everyone

Using archives is a great experience – each item is precious and unique, a direct connection with the past.

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Find Your Archive

View all archives in Wales.