Launch of Volume 29 of Merthyr Historian - 26th November, 2018

will be launched 

Redhouse Cymru (Old Town Hall)


26th November, 2018

at 1.30pm

The contents of this volume are:-

An Editorial Statement

1918-2018:  Peace, War and Womanhood
  1. 1918 and Women’s Suffrage: Glimpses of The Merthyr Tydfil Region on the Road to the Vote - by Christine Trevett
  2. The Bereaved Mothers of Wales: Minnie James and the Temple of Peace and Health, Cardiff - by Peter Garwood
  3. ‘To Respect the Remembrance of her Children’: World War I Memorial at Tabernacl Welsh Independent Chapel, Perrott Street, Treharris by Eirlys Emery
  4. Finding Private Francis: A Piece of Glamorgan Family History by Mary Owen
  5. Sudden Death of Mr Henry Richard, M.P. (Transcription) by Steve Brewer
  1. Libanus Chapel, Quakers Yard and the Birth of the Local Independent Cause) `
  2. Dora Lipsett 1892-1982: From Russia’s Domain to Dowlais, Transcription and Postscript by Carl Llewellyn
  3. A Quaker Girlhood in Merthyr (1891-1913) and What She Didn’t Say by Christine Trevett
  4. The Troedyrhiw Gleemen by Carl Llewellyn
  5. Chinese Comedy at Merthyr 1906 and 1926, and the Kinds of People Who Performed by J.D., T.F. And V.A. Holley
  6. The Rise and Fall of Council Housing in Twentieth-Century Merthyr Tydfil by Daryl Leeworthy
  7. Farm Studies in Merthyr Tudful (With Particular Reference to Pen Y Lan) by John Griffiths
  8. Ars Gratia Artis: Popular Culture and the Making of Modern Merthyr Tydfil: Part Two by Huw Williams
Biographies of Contributors

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