West Glamorgan Archives, Guest Blog Post by Kim Collis

On Monday 15 April last year, West Glamorgan Archives was host to an experiment which may yet have far-reaching effects for archives in the UK.  A live link was made between the archive cataloguing software of West Glamorgan Archives and Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University, proving it was possible to share reader registration data between … Continue reading West Glamorgan Archives, Guest Blog Post by Kim Collis

Charles Stewart Rolls and Rolls Royce at Gwent Archives

Gwent Archives hold the Rolls family collection of papers which consists of varied documents including household accounts, photographs, prints and paintings and even daily menus for their house the Hendre at Llangattock-Vibon-Avel. Included within this collection are documents related to Charles Stewart Rolls one of the founders of Rolls Royce Ltd. Correspondence between Charles and … Continue reading Charles Stewart Rolls and Rolls Royce at Gwent Archives

CLOCH: Conserving Local Communities Heritage

  The Conserving Local Communities Heritage (CLOCH) project is part of the Heritage Lottery Fund‘s ‘Skills for the Future' programme and has provided work-based training opportunities for 16 bursary holders over three years. CLOCH is a partnership project, lead by Glamorgan Archives, bringing together libraries, archives and museums across South Wales to offer placements and … Continue reading CLOCH: Conserving Local Communities Heritage

Flintshire Record Office Supports National Campaign

Two free events have been hosted by Flintshire Record Office staff in the same week at The Old Rectory to support the National Explore Your Archive campaign.  Stephanie Hines, an Archivist from Flintshire Record Office tells us all about them...''Having been asked to identify one item from our collections to highlight for the campaign we selected Thomas … Continue reading Flintshire Record Office Supports National Campaign