In 1994, Glamorgan Record Office
(as it was then) stored records in six different locations in and around Cardiff and was under pressure to rationalise space.
It means items such as 19th-century posters of the playbills from Theatre Royal, Cardiff, held at Glamorgan Record Office
, will be given a new lease of life.
Experts from the Glamorgan Record Office
, in Cardiff, who still get numerous visitors trying to trace their ancestry back to the legendary pirate, also say parish records from the time are "sparse".
Now thousands of pounds' worth of funding from the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust (NMCT) will help Glamorgan Record Office
preserve the production posters and make them more accessible to the public.
Part of the Scott Society's collection is kept at the Glamorgan Record Office
, which holds letters from Wilfred Bruce, who was a member of the expedition, to Lilian Knowles.
The digitising of our remaining records will continue in 2013, when we have been promised some assistance and advice from staff at the Glamorgan Record Office
There were the wonderful photographs of the early Welsh settlers held by the Glamorgan Record Office
and, to cover the later periods, remarkable archive film supplied mainly by the Donetsk television broadcasters.
West Glamorgan Record Office
will receive pounds 15,450 to conserve and provide access to plans from Neath Abbey Ironworks.
We know from the Glamorgan Record Office
, who have been most helpful, that RonaldWilliam Skelton was born in 1920, his parents being James and Edith Skelton (nee Roberts) who were married in the Cardiff district in 1915.
An old log book entry from December 1900 shows a festive recipe for a substantial family pudding Some of the old Christmas postcards from albums at the Glamorgan Record Office
in Cardiff A festive card sent to a British serviceman
LEADING THE WAY: The new facilities at the Glamorgan Record Office
, at Leckwith, Cardiff, will be among the best in the UK
I have requested searches at Glamorgan Record Office
for information but there is very little held in their archives.