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In archives the records of your life, your community, your business, your nation and your world are collected, kept safe and made accessible.

Explore Your Archive

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 People's Collection Wales.

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Library and Archive Services across Wales scoop Marketing Awards

Eight library services from all sectors and two archive services have scooped national prizes in the Welsh Libraries and Archives Marketing Innovation Awards 2014.

These annual awards are open to all library and archive services in Wales and aim to recognise and reward the marketing efforts of staff in these services, often with very small or non-existing…

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On this Day...

19 April, 1785

'Ordered that William Walter.receive Fifty Lashes with a Cat of Nine Tails on his Bare Back and that a minute elapse between every stroke and then be discharged.' (Breconshire Quarter Sessions)

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