Friday 10 May 2013, 11:05
The steelworks at East Moors in Cardiff - "Dowlais by the Sea" as it was invariably known - began its working life in the late 19th century
Monday 6 May 2013, 08:00
The very last execution ever to be held in Wales took place at Swansea Prison on 6 May 1958, when Vivian Frederick Teed went to the gallows for the murder of a 73-year-old postmaster from Fforestfach.
Friday 3 May 2013, 17:11
In the eyes of many, Cosmeston Medieval Village is the best and most realistic historical reconstruction you will find, not just in Wales but in the whole of Britain.
Thursday 2 May 2013, 16:53
There are 52 civil parishes in England and Wales - that sustained absolutely no casualties in the First World War.
Sunday 28 April 2013, 09:00
Say "Laugharne" and most people immediately think of Dylan Thomas and his home at the Boat House. But Thomas was not the only writer to live in the west Wales village.
Thursday 25 April 2013, 12:00
Throughout the 19th century private schools of navigation were the best - sometimes the only - way that would-be sailors could gain specialist knowledge of their chosen craft.
Tuesday 23 April 2013, 16:06
There have been dozens of Welsh winners of the Victoria Cross but none of them is more memorable or noteworthy than Sam Pearce.
Sunday 21 April 2013, 08:01
21 April may not seem of major significance to most people. Yet on that day in 1509 Henry Tudor, King Henry VII of England, died at Windsor.
Thursday 18 April 2013, 11:58
The fortifications of Milford Haven are, largely, still there. They are grey and stately, solid and dependable, typical 19th century military buildings.
Friday 12 April 2013, 10:14
John Elsworthy might be regarded as the best Welsh footballer never to gain an international cap for his country.
Tuesday 9 April 2013, 15:44
If ever there was a man who promised much but failed to live up to his massive potential it was former Pembrokeshire MP Desmond Donnelly.
Saturday 6 April 2013, 09:00
One man who tried to chart or capture the suffering that the people of the Welsh valleys endured - was the poet Idris Davies.
Thursday 4 April 2013, 16:35
The modern city of St Asaph sits on the River Elwy (the place is called Llanelwy in Welsh) in Denbighshire.
Wednesday 3 April 2013, 17:18
General Dwight D Eisenhower was not, generally, regarded as a great soldier. But he was the supreme diplomat.
Wednesday 27 March 2013, 11:13
The Black Death - the plague or the Great Mortality as it was otherwise known – decimated Europe in the 14th century, killing somewhere in the region of 25 million people in the two years between its first appearance in 1348 and 1350.
Monday 25 March 2013, 13:00
The Thisbe was a 46-gun frigate launched from Pembroke Dock in 1824.
Tuesday 19 March 2013, 10:53
One of the most popular poems in the Victorian Age - for recitation and for private reading - was undoubtedly Casabianca or, as it is invariably known, "The boy stood on the burning deck."
Friday 15 March 2013, 10:17
It might be something of a generalization but, from the early days of the princes, the Welsh have always enjoyed poetry and revered their bards.
Monday 11 March 2013, 16:51
The son of a miner, Ivor Emmanuel was orphaned during World War Two when a stray German bomb killed his father, mother, grandfather and sister.
Thursday 7 March 2013, 15:58
Gold had been mined in Wales since Roman times, possibly even before.
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