Glamorgan family and local history fair
BBC Wales History
Llantrisant Leisure Centre plays host to the annual Glamorgan Family Society fair tomorrow, Saturday 9 October from 10am.
Teams of local experts in both family and local history will be on hand to help with your questions.
There will be stalls selling old postcards, local and family history books, genealogical software, family tree charts, old maps and much more.
The Glamorgan Family History Society will be joined by other local and family history societies from Wales and south east England.
Contributors to the event include:
- Bridgend Branch
- Cardiff Branch
- Cynon Valley Branch
- Merthyr Tydfil Branch
- Pontypridd & Rhondda Branch
- Swansea Branch
Family History Societies
- Caerphilly FHS
- Dyfed FHS
- Cardiganshire FHS
- Gwent FHS
- Bristol and Avon FHS
- Devon FHS
- Hereford FHS
- Somerset and Dorset FHS
- Wiltshire FHS
Local History Societies
- Aberdare Local History
- Glamorgan History Society
- Llantrisant Local History
- Merthyr Local History
- Penygraig Local History
Archives & Libraries
- Archif Menywod Cymru/Women's Archive of Wales
- Glamorgan Record Office
- Merthyr Library
- National Library of Wales
- Royal Commission for Ancient Monuments
- Treorchy & Pontypridd Libraries
Film Presentations & Folk Dancing
- Cwmclydach School - folk dancing Cwmclydach School - folk dancing (Cwmclydach School was destroyed in 1910 by floods that claimed the lives of two adults and four children).
- Mike Jones - Pontypridd & Rhondda Film Presentations
- People Remember - 100 yrs of The Rhondda
- Roots To Restoration (Powerhouse - Llwynypia)
- Visions of Old Pontypridd & Rhondda
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