Category Archives: Ceredigion Archives

Explore Your Archive 2016: Taste the Past at Ceredigion Archives

There are loads of recipes at Ceredigion Archives. They lurk in several different collections, and span three centuries. Some are in printed books, often promoting a particular brand or product, others are carefully copied in long-hand, shared between friends of … Continue reading

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Explore Your Archive 2016: Maps in Ceredigion Archives

Ceredigion Archives looks after many maps, both printed and hand-drawn – explore how the county changed over the centuries! These early printed maps of Cardiganshire (ref. ACM) were recently donated to the Archives. Here are a few favourites from that … Continue reading

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Work Experience at Ceredigion Archives – from an A-Level Student

As an A-Level student interested in studying a history degree course at university, over the last year I have given the idea of acquiring suitable work experience quite a lot of thought. A history degree can lead you to many … Continue reading

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My work experience at Ceredigion Archives, by a history student

My time at the Ceredigion Archives has been both enjoyable and fascinating. Before I arrived I had not really considered family history and so the enquiries I helped solve during my visit were new to me. They allowed me to … Continue reading

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Memories lost and found: Swyddfa’r Sir and Ceredigion Archives

My mum was the witness at her friends’ wedding the other week;  she was very impressed by the North Ceredigion Registry Office and the simple but moving ceremony. It reminded me of the weddings we had in Swyddfa’r Sir, the old … Continue reading

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A volunteer blogs!

When I was asked to write this blog about what I’ve done during my four week work placement at Ceredigion Archives I quickly said yes; now I’ve sat down to write it it’s not quite so easy, so here it … Continue reading

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