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Journal – Edition 1

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  • A Journey from Tredegar to Pennsylvania - Transcribed by Peter M. Jones
  • Blaenau Gwent Local Studies Centre Tredegar Library, a hidden resource? - Janet Karn.
  • Heritage Forum 2007 - A. Martin.
  • The Historian’s Evidence: Bedwellty Parish Register - Jeff Darkins.
  • The Brynmawr Experiment, Brynmawr Furniture - Brynmawr Museum Society.
  • A Guide to Street Names of Brynmawr - Eifion Lloyd Davies.
  • Fire and Destruction at Brynmawr - Peter M. Jones, Edwin Jones

Journal – Edition 10

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  • Coalbrookdale
  • A Local Puzzle
  • Bedwellty Park Ice house
  • Glan-yr-Afon House
  • Ebbw Vale Steelworks
  • “Killing The Goose”
  • Walter John Conway
  • The Railway Tavern
  • Sir Daniel Gooch
  • Early NHS Experiences
  • Private Parry
  • Ray Roberts of Rhymney
  • “Stealing Coal?”
  • A Pontlottyn Level.
  • Davies Brothers’ Level, Bryn Oer
  • Black Houses.
  • Councillor & Culprit
  • Diseases in 19th Century Tredegar
  • “Myths & Legends”
  • “Aunty Lizzie”.
  • The Beacons’ Memorial Cairn
  • Quoits at Nantyglo.
  • Appeals for Information

Journal – Edition 11

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  • The Brecon Canal, Two Hundred Years of History - Editorial
  • The Birth of Rhymney - Dr. Colin Morgan.
  • Rhymney’s Egyptian Furnaces - Editorial.
  • “While Shepherds Watched...” - Jeff Darkins.
  • Crawshay Bailey - T. Eric Davies.
  • Beaufort Water Tunnel - Editorial.
  • Jack The Fifer - John Morgan
  • “Murderville” - Eifion Lloyd Davies
  • Tredegar’s Jewish Community - George Derrick
  • Editorial:
  • Going To The Pictures
  • Brynmawr’s “Gwalia” Boot Factory
  • A Local Tragedy
  • The Patches
  • The Sirhowy Tramroad.
  • Robert Thomson Crawshay of Cyfartha.
  • SUPPLEMENT – COMMEMORATING TREDEGAR’S 1911 ANTI-JEWISH RIOTS.
  • The Great Unrest - John Morgan
  • Immigration into Blaenau Gwent - Eifion Lloyd Davies
  • The Perfect Storm - Peter Morgan Jones

Journal – Edition 12

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  • A Local Hero - Norman Griffiths
  • Keeping your eyes open - Eifion Lloyd Davies
  • Ty Trist Colliery, Tredegar - Editor
  • Forgotten Voices - Nathan Alexander Matthews
  • Blaen Onneu Cairnfield - Editor
  • Forgotten Railways - Paul Crawley
  • Hill’s Tramroad, Pwll Ddu - Editor
  • The Rhymney Truck Act Case of 1886 - Dr. Colin Morgan/ Eifion Lloyd Davies etc.
  • Bring Back The Stocks - Editor
  • Cefn Golau Cholera Cemetery - Dr. Colin Morgan
  • Ebbw Vale Steel Works - Editor
  • Ebbw Vale Garden Festival - Editor
  • Rhys Davies & The American Connection - Peter Morgan Jones
  • SUPPLEMENT The 1849 Californian Gold Rush

Journal – Edition 13

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  • Editorial:
  • Forging Iron
  • The Curse of Cholera
  • A Rhymney Bridge Level
  • Crickhowell & Industry
  • Saints’ Day
  • Memories of 1930’s Tredegar - George Derrick.
  • Usk Vale & Glanusk Park.
  • Glimpses from the past -  Howard Robinson.
  • Brecon Boat
  • Ebbw Vale Office Staff
  • Nantyglo Housing
  • John Jones (Mathetes) -  Jeff Darkins
  • Pages from Rhymney’s Penuel Register - Jeff Darkins.
  • Rhymney Tennis Club in the 1920’s  - Dr. Colin Morgan.
  • Cold, Colder, Coldest -  Peter Morgan Jones.
  • Sirhowy in 1932  - Evan Powell
  • SUPPLEMENT
  • Street Singers of 1926 - W. Irving Davies

Journal – Edition 2

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  • We are at War with Germany - ‘Laughter and Tears of Blaina People’.
  • A Tredegar Evacuee - Leslie Churchill
  • Dad’s Army It Was Not! - Peter Morgan Jones
  • A Wartime Evacuee in Blaina - Donald Percy, an extract from The Rose and The Thorn
  • Wartime Humour and Tragedy – stories from George Derreck, a Tredegar man now living in Ontario Canada - George Derreck
  • Mud on a Young Man’s Sleeve, Reminiscences of John Lawrence - Transcribed by Jeff Darkins
  • William Cecil Proll’s Experiences with the South Wales Borderers in Burma - William Cecil Proll
  • A Close Encounter with Mahatma Gandhi - Bert Westacott
  • The Royal Observer Corps 1936-1980 - Norman Griffiths
  • Wellington Bomber No. T2520 - A. Martin
  • The Story of Kadim Ali or the boy who got lost twice - Bert Westacott
  • War Time Memories:
  • AGPO Engineer - Aneurin Watkins
  • ATC Cadet - Keith Thomas
  • Extract from Ebbw Vale at War - Keith Thomas

Journal – Edition 20

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  • Editorial    Forum
  • The 3rd Mons Stone    Forum
  • 'Ty Sara'    Pearl G. Jones
  • Quaker Influences in Brynmawr    Pearl G. Jones
  • Recollections of Agnes Jones    Barrie Davies
  • 'The Spaniard'    Archive Group
  • Sir Richard Colt Hoare    Peter Morgan Jones
  • A Tour of Blaenau Gwent, 1799    Peter Morgan Jones
  • Welsh Bards    Artsmagic
  • Lady Llanover    Artsmagic
  • Careg Waun Llech    Forum

Journal – Edition 3

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  • Brecon Beacons Memorial Cairn - Peter Morgan Jones
  • I went to work when I was six years old. Extracts from The Childrens’ Employment Commission 1842 - edited by Ian Winstanley
  • An Ironmonger’s Tale - Gordon Hayward
  • Briery Hill Public Houses - Keith Thomas
  • Western Front Memories - John Llewellyn Davies
  • One Evening in France - Editor
  • Remember our Fallen Warriors - Bernard Edwards
  • A Second Duke’s Table, An Early Triangulation Error, The Carno Adit - Karl Martin
  • Chartist Cave Mythology? - Peter Morgan Jones
  • Salem Chapel - Steven Bartlett & Eifion Lloyd Davies
  • Eugene Smith and the Milkman - Editor
  • The Gullies and Lanes of Nant y Glo - Eifion Lloyd Davies & Gwyn George
  • Interviews with Old Friends - Mr Samuel Evans (Trevil Quarries), William Evans, Mr Robert Usher, Abercarn
  • Extracts from Ebbw Vale Works Magazines Volumes 1 and 2 - Photographs by Mr Rodger Burchell
  • Brass to Iron - R. J. Matthews
  • Is this the way it will be in Heaven?- Catherine Beman
  • Powell’s History of Tredegar Reprinted by Blaenau Gwent Heritage Forum - Jeff Darkins

Journal – Edition 4

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  • A 1960 Visit to Richard Thomas and Baldwins, Ebbw Vale – Paul Crawley
  • A Last Letter Home – James Whipp
  • A Local Roman Road? – Greg David
  • Cavaliers and Roundheads – Eifion Lloyd Davies
  • The Princetown Hoard – Greg David
  • The Sound of Music! – Roger Maggs
  • Raising the Ashes – Peter Morgan Jones
  • Some Early Memories – Paul Crawley
  • The Lost Names of Brynmawr – Eifion Lloyd Davies
  • Recollections of Tredegar County School – author unknown
  • The Last Working Mule Train – Roger Maggs
  • A Riotous Town – Peter Morgan Jones
  • One Morning in May 1959 – Norman M Griffiths
  • Edwin Jones and the Brynmawr Historical Society – Edwin Lewis Jones

Journal – Edition 5

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  • Real History? - Editor
  • Welsh Patagonia and Gwent - Colin Morgan
  • Researching Blaenafon Chartists, Its Trials and Tribulations - Eifion Lloyd Davies
  • A Double Wartime Tragedy - Pritchard Family
  • Rich Sources of Information - Peter Morgan Jones
  • Down the Graig - Paul Crawley
  • One Morning in May - Norman Miles Griffiths
  • Sirhowy Memories - Gareth Westacott
  • Tredegar Patches - Alan Fox
  • Last Flight - Norman Miles Griffiths
  • More Notes on Nantyglo Roads and Lanes - Arthur Hardwick
  • Tredegar and “The Mormon Meteor” - Robert Bryner
  • Glimpses from the Valleys Past - Howard Robinson
  • What I See on my Way to School - Ethel Jones
  • The Bedwellty House Puzzle - Greg David
  • Tredegar Orpheus Male Voice Choir Centenary 1909-2009 - Alan James

Journal – Edition 6

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  • To the New World - Brenda Jones
  • The Mormon Meteor, Part 2 - F. R. Bryner
  • The Rise and Fall of Commercial Business in Nantyglo and Garnfach 1817-1950 - Norman Miles Griffiths
  • Memories of my Early Life in Tredegar - Bryn Rendell
  • An Unruly Pupil - Peter Morgan Jones
  • Memories of Aneurin Bevan, my Uncle - Edith Passey
  • Merthyr’s Men of Iron - A Dyer
  • A letter to Tredegar from author A. J Cronin - A J Cronin
  • The Cordell Mythology - Peter Morgan Jones
  • Vicar Llewellyn’s Testimonial Fund - Material provided by Peter Haley
  • On the Railway - Hayden Davies
  • Letter - Howard Robinson

Journal – Edition 8

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  • John Gaydon Obituary
  • Aberbeeg Pack Horse Bridge
  • Samuel Homfray - Eric Davies
  • Welsh National Anthem - Colin Morgan
  • Merthyr and The Bad Men - Peter Morgan Jones
  • Clydach Gorge from the Hafod Road
  • Bus Services in Monmouthshire & Gwent - Norman Griffiths
  • Crumlin Valley Viaduct - Transcribed from 1854 “Illustrated London News”
  • Memories of a Cwm Undertaker - Fred Coombes
  • A Welsh Grandmother on the Minnesota Frontier - Thomas Lowe Hughes
  • The Mysterious Death of Tommy Jones.
  • Bedwellty House & Park - Nicole Deufel
  • The Beating of Big Nora - Transcribed from 1882 “Merthyr Express”.
  • Social Conditions in 19th Century Tredegar.
  • Beaufort Rise – Photograph
  • Clydach Gorge from Gilwern Hill – Photograph

Journal – Edition 9

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  • Samuel Homfray Jun. of Bedwellty House and Tredegar Iron Works – Eric T Davies.
  • Pre-NHS Blaina Hospital Finances - Norman Griffiths
  • The Upper Clydach Gorge
  • Fairy Lore in 18th Century Blaenau Gwent – Frank Olding
  • Clydach Iron Works – Photograph
  • Tredegar County School Football Team,1914 – Photograph
  • Cwm in 1901 and Later – Photograph
  • Little Johnny – John Prothero
  • Pass Labour – Colin Morgan
  • My Dad – George Jenkins
  • Lord Tredegar at Bedwellty House – Photograph
  • The 1839 Chartist attack on Newport – Editor
  • Stories from the 2nd World War – George Derrick
  • The Emperor, The Horse, and Police Sgt. Davies – Peter Morgan Jones
  • Old Victoria, Ebbw Vale – Photography