Category Archives: Guest blog

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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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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Of Murderers, Starvation and Hangmen

We present an exclusive guest blog by Richard Ireland. Richard W. Ireland is a legal historian who taught for many years at Aberystwyth University. He is the author of many articles and his books include ‘A Want of Order and … Continue reading

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My Work Experience at Ceredigion Archives

We present a guest blog by Georgie Whittock who spent some time gaining work experience with us recently, an experience both pleasant and useful for all concerned! I am a second year archaeology student at Lampeter University, and I have been … Continue reading

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