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Gwent Archives
The official county archive for the former counties of Gwent and Monmouthshire.
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Gwent Archives Jun 23
Follow our page for snippets from a WWI soldier's letters and info on the Sharing Private O'Brien project.
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Gwent Archives Jun 19
PLEASE NOTE: we are unable to respond by email at present. Please include phone no. and address when contacting us. Apologies.
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Gwent Archives Jun 19
Another fantastic film clip made as part of our project.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 14
Take a look at one of our super animations! Mae'r gwaith da yn parhau - the good work continues!
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Gwent Archives Jun 13
We're at Community House Eton Road this evening to do some training for the (RP)
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 13
- Great fun tying puttees! Gwaith da Cadw hyn i fynd! Good work, keep it up!
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 13
Great fun tying puttees! Gwaith da Cadw hyn i fynd! Good work, keep it up!
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Gwent Archives Jun 13
Gwent Archives will be visiting the following libraries this month for family history drop-in sessions and talks. Why not come along?
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 13
William O'Brien joins the Grenadier Guards November 1915, 'I am in the Army at last'.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 12
Year 4 having a great time researching - Bendigedig!
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 12
We have had a brilliant morning with exploring the Archives and the letters of Private William O'Brien!
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 9
Rose and her family lived at the Little Crown in Old Road, Abersychan from 1903 until her uncle took over the licence in 1917.
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Gwent Archives Jun 8
Follow for information about William O'Brien, his sweetheart Rose Curtis, and Abersychan during the Great War.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 7
My dear you were saying that a flying machine startled you, what would you be like if you could count as many as 50 in the air at once!
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 7
The centre of Abersychan in 1920 showing the police station where Will worked and Old Road where Rose lived.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 2
Will's letters to Rose were sent to the Crown Inn, Old Road, Abersychan. Can anyone help us find out more about it?
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Gwent Archives Jun 7
The Archives will be open this Sat.10th, 10am - 4pm. However, the road from Brynmawr to Gilwern will be closed. See retweet for more info.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 2
Cpl Gould's squad, Grenadier Guards July 1915. Photo was with William's letters although he didn't join until November 1915
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Our Living Levels Jun 1
Mae hi’n a bydd gan ein prosiect rai rolau gwirfoddoli cyffrous ar eich cyfer chi yn y dyfodol!
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Our Living Levels May 31
Please follow this link to our survey:
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