684 posts about history on this blog
Friday 30 November 2012, 15:28
Phil Carradice takes a look through history in search of famous Welsh people with the surname Roberts.
Wednesday 28 November 2012, 16:47
Phil Carradice writes about the impressive history of the Llangorse crannog in Powys.
Friday 23 November 2012, 16:28
Phil Carradice examines the sometimes turbulant history of the Forestry Commission in Wales.
Friday 23 November 2012, 16:19
Cat Whiteaway explores the many online resources and archives to help you find out more about the men and women who died in World War One.
Thursday 22 November 2012, 12:14
Do you know what were the first Welsh words ever broadcast? And that Welsh has been spoken in such unexpected places such as in outer space?
Wednesday 14 November 2012, 11:19
The Cory Band has been probably the most successful Welsh brass band of the last century.
Tuesday 13 November 2012, 14:53
Phil Carradice writes about Welsh Saint, Catholic martyr Richard Gwyn who was executed in 1584.
Monday 12 November 2012, 16:54
Genealogist Cat Whiteaway writes about Peter Coldham's book The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage 1607-1775 for BBC Wales History
Friday 9 November 2012, 15:35
Phil Carradice writes about the Welsh seaside town Penarth that has a number of unusual war memorials for the BBC Wales History blog.
Wednesday 7 November 2012, 16:29
Phil Carradice writes for BBC Wales History about the Council of Wales and the Marches which was a significant and hugely important attempt at regional government long before the days of Devolution.
Friday 2 November 2012, 12:22
BBC Wales History blogger Phil Carradice writes about Victorian entrepreneur Isambard Kingdom Brunel whose engineering work can still be seen in Wales today.
Thursday 1 November 2012, 10:00
Article by Phil Carradice on the BBC Wales blog on the colourful history of a small settlement called Trellech United in Monmouth.
Wednesday 31 October 2012, 10:23
BBC Wales History article by genealogist Cat Whiteaway who reunites two old friends and asks for your help to find out about the life of Ethel Walters.
Thursday 25 October 2012, 15:08
For a tale of intrigue, suspense, danger and clandestine cloak and dagger meetings, look no further than the story of Arthur Owens.
Wednesday 24 October 2012, 09:00
Many people will know the name Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. But far less well known is that there was a Welsh connection to the tragedy.
Monday 22 October 2012, 14:29
The Tudor dynasty passed some of the most repressive laws of any English monarchy against the people of Wales.
Monday 22 October 2012, 09:02
There was a time every little town and community in Wales had one – an Italian cafe and ice cream parlour.
Thursday 18 October 2012, 09:06
George Borrow remains a man who, almost single handedly, gave Wales an identity in the minds of those across the border.
Monday 15 October 2012, 16:29
History blogger Phil Caradice writes about Alfred Mond - industrialist and benefactor
Friday 12 October 2012, 12:21
While it was only in existence for a little over 10 years, Jacobs Pill dockyard holds a unique position in naval history.
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