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The Hallworth Family of Hyde and Aberystwyth

We present the first in a series of mini-blogs exploring the Hallworth family photograph album which was generously donated to Ceredigion Archives last summer. Thomas and Edith Hallworth were from Hyde in Cheshire, where he had been a coachman and she a seamstress. … Continue reading

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Making History: Explore Your Archives 2017 at Ceredigion Archives

Writers, artists, knitters and cooks, composers, ceramicists, photographers… everyone who makes! We’re inviting you to create something in response to the collections at Ceredigion Archives. At Ceredigion Archives we have five hundred years’ of Ceredigion’s history. So many lives, so … Continue reading

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From Darkness into Light – the Ronald Everson slides collection

We present the second blog by the Project Officer, Dr. Andrew Cusworth. We would like to thank Mr. Everson’s family for the permission to make the collection available for everyone to enjoy on-line. The largest of the Archive’s slide collections is that of … Continue reading

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“Venereal Diseases Cause More Casualties than War”: A Grim Magic Lantern Show…

We present another blog about slides digitized during the recent From Darkness into Light project. Newly digitized and now available online, this curious collection of magic lantern slides (ADX/1262) starts with images of flowers and sculptures but quickly gets down to its principal … Continue reading

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From Darkness into Light

We present the first blog about From Darkness into Light by the Project Officer, Dr. Andrew Cusworth. We are very grateful to him for his excellent work on this project to digitize our slides collections. Thanks to Nigel Callaghan of Technoleg Taliesin, we … Continue reading

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Cocoa and the working woman

Do you remember cocoa ? It was what we drank before drinking chocolate stole the limelight. I’ve noticed that “hot chocolate” nowadays represents that which is cosy and comforting and maybe even ‘hygge’. But I’m on a one-woman crusade to … Continue reading

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