Tagged with: history

684 posts about history on this blog

  1. The Roberts clan

    Friday 30 November 2012, 15:28

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Phil Carradice takes a look through history in search of famous Welsh people with the surname Roberts.

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  2. The Llangorse crannog

    Wednesday 28 November 2012, 16:47

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Phil Carradice writes about the impressive history of the Llangorse crannog in Powys.

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  3. The Forestry Commission in Wales

    Friday 23 November 2012, 16:28

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Phil Carradice examines the sometimes turbulant history of the Forestry Commission in Wales.

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  4. Exploring the stories behind Welsh war memorials

    Friday 23 November 2012, 16:19

    Cat Whiteaway Cat Whiteaway

    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.

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  5. Celebrating Welsh firsts

    Thursday 22 November 2012, 12:14

    Melanie Lindsell Melanie Lindsell

    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?

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  6. The Cory Band

    Wednesday 14 November 2012, 11:19

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The Cory Band has been probably the most successful Welsh brass band of the last century.

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  7. Saint Richard Gwyn, Welsh Catholic martyr

    Tuesday 13 November 2012, 14:53

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Phil Carradice writes about Welsh Saint, Catholic martyr Richard Gwyn who was executed in 1584.

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  8. Exploring Anglo-American genealogy

    Monday 12 November 2012, 16:54

    Cat Whiteaway Cat Whiteaway

    Genealogist Cat Whiteaway writes about Peter Coldham's book The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage 1607-1775 for BBC Wales History

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  9. Penarth's unusual war memorials

    Friday 9 November 2012, 15:35

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Phil Carradice writes about the Welsh seaside town Penarth that has a number of unusual war memorials for the BBC Wales History blog.

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  10. The Council of Wales and the Marches

    Wednesday 7 November 2012, 16:29

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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.

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  11. Brunel in Wales

    Friday 2 November 2012, 12:22

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    BBC Wales History blogger Phil Carradice writes about Victorian entrepreneur Isambard Kingdom Brunel whose engineering work can still be seen in Wales today.

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  12. Trellech United

    Thursday 1 November 2012, 10:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Article by Phil Carradice on the BBC Wales blog on the colourful history of a small settlement called Trellech United in Monmouth.

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  13. We've found 'Twylia'

    Wednesday 31 October 2012, 10:23

    Cat Whiteaway Cat Whiteaway

    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.

     

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  14. Owens the Spy: traitor, double agent or just a self interested money grabber?

    Thursday 25 October 2012, 15:08

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    For a tale of intrigue, suspense, danger and clandestine cloak and dagger meetings, look no further than the story of Arthur Owens.

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  15. The tragedy of Ruth Ellis

    Wednesday 24 October 2012, 09:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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.

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  16. The law and the Welsh language

    Monday 22 October 2012, 14:29

    Joe Goodden Joe Goodden Senior web producer, BBC Wales

    The Tudor dynasty passed some of the most repressive laws of any English monarchy against the people of Wales.

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  17. The Italians in Wales

    Monday 22 October 2012, 09:02

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    There was a time every little town and community in Wales had one – an Italian cafe and ice cream parlour.

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  18. George Borrow and Wild Wales

    Thursday 18 October 2012, 09:06

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    George Borrow remains a man who, almost single handedly, gave Wales an identity in the minds of those across the border.

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  19. Alfred Mond: industrialist and benefactor

    Monday 15 October 2012, 16:29

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    History blogger Phil Caradice writes about Alfred Mond - industrialist and benefactor

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  20. Jacobs Pill dockyard: cornerstone of the Japanese Navy

    Friday 12 October 2012, 12:21

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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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