Sir Rhys ap Thomas effigy, Carmarthen

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Jul 17, 2021
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

Ethel Lina White of Abergavenny was such a talented writer of thrillers that she was compared in her day to Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers. Alfred Hitchcock was among the directors ...

Jul 6, 2021
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

On 6 July 1899 a collective funeral was held in Deiniolen, near Llanberis, for most of the nine children and three parents who drowned when a boat capsized off Pwllheli. The slate-quarrying community was shocked by the accident, which ...

Jul 2, 2021
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

A Purple Plaque has been unveiled at the former home near Chepstow of war reporter Martha Gellhorn, with HistoryPoints QR codes for passers by to read about her and see her portrait. Martha, born in Missouri in 1908, was the only female reporter at the Normandy landings ...