Industry

Industry

Mining has been practised around Wales since ancient times.

The co-operative movement in Wales

The co-operative movement in Wales

The co-operative economy in Wales

The co-operative economy in Wales

Restoration of Welsh fire engine

Restoration of Welsh fire engine

Ebbw Vale steel and iron works

Ebbw Vale steel and iron works

Six Bells mining disaster

Six Bells mining disaster

Slate mining in Wales

Slate mining in Wales

Great Orme copper mines

Great Orme copper mines

Origins on coal mining

Origins on coal mining

The 19th century

The 19th century

The 20th century

The 20th century

A dangerous profession

A dangerous profession

The rise of the unions

The rise of the unions

The 1984 - 85 miners' strike

The 1984 - 85 miners' strike

Welsh bank notes

Welsh bank notes


History blog

Explore the celebrated and lesser-known incidents in Welsh history, watch rare clips from BBC Wales' own archive, find out about history events in Wales.

Phil Carradice

July 1942: enemy action over Pwllheli

Britain might have been totally unprepared for war in 1939 but within ...

By: Phil Carradice

Family history

Tree

Getting started

Tracing your Welsh roots? Pick up some tips in our guides.

Migration

Argentine flag

The Welsh in Patagonia

In 1865, the Mimosa, a tea-clipper set sail for South America.

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