West Glamorgan Archives wins first prize! The Archive Service has won first prize in the Archives Wales Marketing Innovation Awards for 2014. The prize was awarded for our ground-breaking Foundation Phase resource CD, which was created by archivist Katie Millien and distributed to the Foundation Phase schools in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. .
New talks for the spring and summer Are you new to archives? Recently started your family history and want to know more? Come to one of our starter talks in April, May or June. Further details can be found here .
The Neath Abbey Ironworks Collection A rare collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century engineering drawings from South Wales has been purchased by the West Glamorgan Archive Service through generous grants from the PRISM Fund and the Friends of the National Libraries. The archive collection just acquired consists of over 8,000 engineering drawings which were produced as working drawings from which the commissioned machinery was made. Read more... .