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Feb 14, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

A young Pwllheli barmaid was tried at the Assizes - equivalent to today's Crown Court - in 1890 for sending libellous Valentine's letters. A master mariner was called a "dry land captain" in ...

Feb 6, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

As Britain marks 100 years since women (some, at least) were first allowed to vote, suffragettes naturally take the limelight. But many others, who were known as suffragists, also ...

Jan 29, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

When a Cwmbrân farmer needed help after becoming paralysed, he hired a one-legged war veteran. Soon the RSPCA found, in 1894, that 20 horses at Castell-y-bwch were ...