Contents of Welsh History Books- a selection of books with introductory/review comments made about them by Glamorgan and Dyfed Mailing List subscribers.
Some entries contain a list of the chapter headings and/or a verbatim copy of the book's own introduction, many books are available for lookups on the South/West Wales Lookup Exchange, some also have an online index of names contained in them.
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Data Wales- Local history data and articles.
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Glossary of Welsh Place-Name Elements- Welsh place-names are highly descriptive, and incorporate many common elements from the Welsh language. Knowing the meaning of place-names helps us to understand the environment in which our Welsh ancestors lived.
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Gwybodiadur : A Welsh Informationary- Gwybodiadur is a directory of information to do with the Welsh language. It lists and reviews books, tapes, CD-ROMs, courses and online resources for Welsh learners and teachers, focusing particularly on Welsh dictionaries.
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The Castles of Wales- The Castles of Wales web site covers a wide range of topics related to Welsh castles and Welsh medieval history, as well as many essays written by today's leading experts in their respective fields of study. The site provides information on over 400 different Welsh castles, accompanied by high quality photographs, as well as profiles of the men responsible for their construction and an explanation of the turbulent times in which they lived.
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The National Gazetteer of Wales- The Gazetteer comprises several features: Place Name Index of Wales, Map of Wales, The Counties of Wales, and Administrative Wales: a comprehensive guide to the various administrative bodies and areas of Wales: including maps and links to relevant bodies.
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The old Welsh patronymic surname system- The Welsh used an ancient patronymic naming system whereby the children of a marriage took their Father's forename as their surname. As a result surnames were not fixed and changed from generation to generation. Read more...
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The Parish Registers of Wales- An article by R W MacDonald published in the National Library of Wales journal. 1976, Winter. Volume XIX/4.
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Wales' Mining Industry in 1896 - An Index- This group of pages contain a complete index of all Mines listed by Her Majesty's Inspectors of Mines in 1896, both Coal and Miscellaneous Mines.
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