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Welcome to the Glamorgan History Society.

St Donats Castle by Thomas Hornor For more than fifty years, the Glamorgan History Society has played a prominent and highly respected role in encouraging the study of the history of Glamorgan in all its many aspects.

Every year we publish our journal, Morgannwg, which brings together expertise from academics and local historians alike. We welcome original, well-written articles, and the journal provides an excellent opportunity for researchers to publish their work and bring it to the attention of a wider readership.

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a member.

We also maintain a list of websites of local history societies in the area to help you pursue your interests further.


Heronston Hotel This year's autumn day school is due to take place on Saturday 30 October 2021, once again at Heronston Hotel, Bridgend.

The topic this year is 'Printing and the Press in Glamorgan', to mark the 251st anniversary of the first press in Glamorgan, which was started at Cowbridge in 1770. The speakers are Professor E. Wyn James with Ballad printing in the Vale of Glamorgan, Dr Dylan Foster Evans on the topic of ‘A yrr dân drwy wasg Caerdydd’ (‘driving fire through the Cardiff press’): constructing Welshness in the daily and weekly press, 1840–1914, and Mr Gareth Richard on the title The equipment and operations of a traditional press. For full details, you can download the programme.
If you are intending to come, please download the booking form and return it with payment (full details are on the form).

Morgannwg 2020 Morgannwg
The latest edition of Morgannwg is now available. This year's volume is a special edition on the history of women in Glamorgan. It contains six full-length articles and five shorter contributions, written by women authors. In addition there are the regular features of archaeological notes, news from the record offices and book reviews. Read more about Morgannwg...

You can also access past issues of Morgannwg from 1957 to 2004 on the Welsh Journals Online website. We have also put together this list of all the articles from Morgannwg you can find there.


  Minutes of the AGM 2021

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