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Feb 20, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

Agnes Twiston Hughes broke the glass ceiling of the legal profession in 1923 when she was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors - the first Welsh woman to be admitted. She became Principal of her father's practice in Conwy in ...

Feb 14, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

The colliery owners who built the workers' village of Oakdale, in Caerphilly county borough, didn't want drunkenness to mar the utopian living conditions, so they built an hotel in order to exert control over alcohol consumption. Magistrates approved ...

Feb 9, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

Point Lynas is a direct equivalent of Trwyn Eilian, but how did this Anglesey headland - noted for its lighthouse - get its English name? The answer lies in the Latinised version of the name of St Eilian, in whose honour ...