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View Resource Campaign! A Century of Political and Social Campaigning in Wales

This offering from the National Library of Wales features documents, photographs, and audio and video files of 20th-century Welsh social and political campaigns. The materials are grouped into six themes -- The Ballot Box, Labour Struggles, War and Peace, Devolution, The Welsh Language, and The Water Industry -- and are also available via a timeline, site map, and search engine. Even those who...
View Resource The Castles of Wales

Jeffrey L. Thomas has created this online trove of visual and written material dedicated to providing visitors to his site with information about the castles of Wales. Himself a devotee of Welsh culture, Mr. Thomas offers a site that features background reading on castle construction, the Welsh language, medieval Welsh history, and a glossary of terms related to castles. From the main menu, users...
View Resource Powys Digital History Project

Posted by the Powys County Archives, this Website (in Welsh and English) "aims to tell the local history of communities in the heart of Wales using sources which include archive documents, photographs, and early maps." The mid-Wales county of Powys is comprised of the three ancient counties of Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, and Brecknock, and this Website offers archive documents, old photographs,...
View Resource FreeBMD Home Page

Under the direction of the FreeBMD Project Founder Graham Hart, this very ambitious project has the ultimate goal to provide free Internet access to the Civil Registration index information from England and Wales. At its essence, the Civil Registration system was designed to record all of the births, marriages, and deaths in England and Wales, and has been in place since 1837. As such, it is one...