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Welcome to my website. I am a medieval historian based in Wales with close links to a number of heritage and community organisations.

 

Latest Blog Posts

Swansea the Riverside Town

Gerald Gabb has sent me the following information about his magnum opus – the completion of his 3-volume history of Swansea. The 1840 view above by Alexander Rolfe (Glynn Vivian Art Gallery) decorates... READ MORE

Llanfair-ar-y-bryn

The main purpose of our visit to Llanfair-ar-y-bryn was to check the memorial to the great Welsh hymn-writer William Williams Pantycelyn and his family (see https://welshtombs.wordpress.com/ ) but there was a lot else... READ MORE

‘Schall do no …’??

Llanfair Cilgedin, north of Usk in Monmouthshire, is one of the loveliest of the many lovely churches in the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches. It is most famous for the sgraffito... READ MORE