From claims of Welsh descendants of Queen Elizabeth I, to evidence of an octopus in the Bristol Channel: hidden history uncovered for Explore Your Archive week

A wealth of historic documents, each with unique stories from the past, are being shared ahead of Explore Your Archives Week (Saturday 20th – Sunday 28th November 2021).Items highlighted as part of the week include a 12-metre-long family tree from the 1500s claiming that a Welshman is descended from the Virgin Queen, Queen Elizabeth I; an … Continue reading From claims of Welsh descendants of Queen Elizabeth I, to evidence of an octopus in the Bristol Channel: hidden history uncovered for Explore Your Archive week