Meet the Editor

Dr. Colin Morgan was born in Rhymney and is a graduate of Aberystwyth, Hull, Cardiff, and the Open University. 

Since retiring from University teaching, he has pursued his passion for the local histories of Blaenau Gwent, for the Welsh language, and in translating nineteenth and early twentieth century Eisteddfod Welsh history essays dealing with Gwent.

Colin can be contacted by email


Journal Content

The scope of the Journal’s content relates to the historic Blaenau Gwent and not the lesser area lying within the boundaries of the current County Borough of that name.

Current Journal

Issue 22

Published in April 2018

Editor: Dr Colin Morgan

Associate Editor: Janet Karn


Forum officers


Blaenau Gwent Miners at War 1914-1919 Ritchie Wood

Root and Branch: Growing your Family Tree – Janet Karn

Clydach Iron Works Eifion Lloyd Davies

The Heritage Forum WebsiteCarolyn Jones

The Birth of RhymneyColin Morgan

Fire tragedy in Red Lion Square, Tredegar – Alan James

Brynmawr’s Jewish Community and the Lion of Judah Eifion Lloyd Davies

The Contributors to this Journal

Information for Contributors

Back Copies

Edited by Peter Morgan Jones

The articles in these Journals are still very relevant and make varied and interesting reading. Click on the links below and browse the contents for each edition to see what interests you.