Welcome to my website. I am a medieval historian based in Wales with close links to a number of heritage and community organisations.
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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
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
Really looking forward to speaking to Cardiff’s Continuing Education series of free lectures next week. The talk will involve telescoping two lectures into one, and as it’s part of the History programme I... READ MORE
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