The Explore Your Archive campaign is encouraging people to discover the stories, the facts, the places and the people that are at the heart of our communities. Archives across the UK and Ireland are taking part to emphasise the value of archives to society and highlight the rich variety of content that is held, preserved and made available to users.
In archives the records of your life, your community, your business, your nation and your world are collected, kept safe and made accessible.
John Griffiths, The Minister for Culture and Sport, explored Gwent Archives to learn more about immigration to Pillgwenlly, Newport where he was born and grew up. Read more at the People's Collection Wales website.
Local people across Wales are being urged to play their part in a vital campaign that will unlock the secrets of our First World War places and ensure their place in history is recorded for future generations.
This week sees the start of Home Front Legacy 1914-18, a campaign on which the Council for British Archaeology (CBA),…
Our online catalogue allows you with a single search to obtain information about more than 7,000 collections of historical records in the holdings of 21 archives in Wales.
An Act of Parliament allowing couples to marry in nonconformist chapels was passed.