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The Morgan Runabout

We present another guest blog by John Wiles. This photograph of Miss Ena Parry of Plas Llidiardau (a gentry house near Llanilar), one of the county’s first woman motorists and cigarette smokers, and friend seated in her Morgan three-wheeler 8hp … Continue reading

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My Time at Ceredigion Archives

We present a guest blog by Hollie who recently spent two happy weeks with us on a work placement! When I originally asked to be placed at the Archives I had no idea what I was getting into; the closest … Continue reading

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‘Rock beds’ in North Parade, Aberystwyth: No. 1 of an occasional series on the Lost Civic Gardens of Ceredigion

We are delighted to present another guest blog by John Wiles. At first glance this postcard, registered in 1934, appears to show labourers at work on rubble piles between the trees along the northern side of North Parade. On closer … Continue reading

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Reporting the Aftermath of the Great War

As you can see on our Reporting the Great War blog, we continue to write about the events which relate to the Great War.   After 224 weeks of blogging the impact of the war on the inhabitants of Cardiganshire, peace … Continue reading

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All Aboard the Bandstand! Explore Your Archive 2018

For Explore Your Archive Week 2018 we are celebrating the Year of the Sea. We’ve got the Aberystwyth Bandstand for the whole week and we’ll have all sorts of things going on. Come and visit, see the displays, listen to … Continue reading

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Photography and Dressing Up in Victorian Cardiganshire

We are delighted to present a guest blog by Dr. Lucy Smith. Dr. Lucy Smith has degrees in English Literature and Archive Administration and her doctorate was on Julia Margaret Cameron’s photography. She is particularly interested in creative archives, and … Continue reading

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