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Jan 26, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

We love Welsh nicknames at HistoryPoints, and the latest one you can discover through our QR codes and website is John y Botel ('John the Bottle'). He was a regular at the Plough Inn in Llandegla, Denbighshire, in the ...

Jan 12, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

We have featured an additional grave at Church Island, Menai Bridge, after historian Hazel Pierce provided the sad tale of Edna Pritchard, buried there in 1935. After her wealthy father's demise, Edna entered Oxford ...

Jan 4, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: genestevo

David Davies played a big part in the shaping of modern Wales, and nowhere more so than in Barry, where his statue stands. Starting with sawing timber and improving drainage on farms in Powys, he moved on to engineering …