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Each year the society publishes its journal, Morgannwg. First published in 1957, it has made a major contribution to the understanding of the history of Glamorgan.

Each issue contains several articles, and contributors include many well-known academics and local historians, all with an in-depth knowledge of their subject. In addition to the main articles, regular features include accounts of recent archaeological discoveries, news from the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff and the West Glamorgan Archive Service and Richard Burton Archives in Swansea, book reviews, and shorter articles under the heading Notes & Queries.

The full text of all earlier volumes of Morgannwg from volume 1 (1957) to volume 48 (2004) is freely available on the Welsh Journals Online website. To help you find Morgannwg articles online, we have put together a chronological list of articles and also a list in alphabetical order by author's name, with links to the online versions of the articles.

Copies of Morgannwg from 2005 to date can be ordered by post. The articles in each journal are listed below. If you would like to order a volume, please download the order form and follow the instructions. This is an Adobe PDF document, and will open in a new window.

Morgannwg 2023

Volume 66, 2023

Gillian Drake, Hidden Depths: Merthyr Dyfan's Lost Holy Well

Hilary M. Thomas, Sir Robert Thomas (c. 1622-17060, Baronet. The last of the Thomas family of Llanmihangel?

John Morgan-Guy, 'The Reverence Due to the House of God': The Struggle to Maintain the Fabric and Life of Llandaff Cathedral from 1560 to 1760. Part 2: from Anne to George III

John Francis, Counting Coppers: the rise and fall of 'super' policeman Henry Wrenn

Joan Silvan Evans, John Batchelor (1820-1883): the forgotten man behind the familiar statue who helped to shape Cardiff and Wales - and was a disciple of Chartist martyr John Frost

Chris Williams, 'Lower than Barbarism': J. M. Staniforth of the Western Mail and the Great War at sea

In Shorter Notes and Queries:

  • Roger L. Brown, A forgotten Canon: Charles Perry, Canon of Llandaff Cathedral 1878-88
  • Craig Owen Jones, Examples of Women's Boxing in Nineteenth-Century Glamorgan

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Morgannwg 2022

Volume 65, 2022

Bob Joyce, The South Wales Coins of William I, Rhys ap Tewdwr and William II

Owen Watkin, Lalys, the 'Saracen' of Neath Abbey

Roger L. Brown, The Parish of Pontllotyn: its Early Years

Michael Statham, Alan Vyvyan Insole (1895-1964)

In Shorter Notes and Queries:

  • Jean Silvan Evans, The Rhondda Woman who Hit the Headlines as Britain's First Communist Mayor: Annie Powell (1906-1986)
  • W. Raymond Crozier, Henry Holmes Stewart (1847-1937)

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Morgannwg 2021

Volume 65, 2021

John Morgan-Guy, 'The Reverence Due to the House of God', the Struggle to Maintain the Fabric and Life of Llandaff Cathedral, from 1560 to 1760. Part 1: from Elizabeth I to Anne

Anna-Maria Hajba, A Ladies' Tour of the Welsh Marches and North Wales

John Francis, Before the Coal Rush: Early Migration into Industrial Glamorgan

Gareth Williams, 'This Valley of Coal and Song': Musical Aspects of the Rhondda's Last National Eisteddfod, 1928

J. Graham Jones, Unveiling the Lloyd George Statue at the Cathays Park, Cardiff

In Shorter Notes and Queries:

  • Hilary M. Thomas, Contributions on the Colourful Life of Thomas Stradling (c. 1677-1711)
  • Hilary M. Thomas, Charles Edwin and the Flute in the Green Shagreen Case
  • Hilary M. Thomas, Old Friends. Edward Lear and Henry Austin Bruce
  • John Gilbert Evans, A labour pioneer
  • Sue Bowyer, Beatrice Lewis: a forgotten pioneer
  • Laura Henley Harrison, Looking Forward, Looking Back: how supporting wartime refugees can enrich our communities
  • Emelye Clifford, The life and legacy of a Ladies' Guild (1950-1986)

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Morgannwg 2020

Volume 64, 2020

Marion Löffler, Suffering 'For Thousands': Glamorgan Women 1793-1815

Eve Lewis, The Middle Class as a Conduit for Social Relations in Mid-Victorian Merthyr Tydfil

Anna-Maria Hajba, The Battle of the Gifts: Princess Alexandra and the National Token of Wales

Angela V. John, Edith Picton-Turberville Meets Atatürk

Louise Miskell, Women and Steel in Mid-Twentieth Century Glamorgan

Jay Rees, 'Bob Baker's Birds of the Week': Navigating the Perceptions of Femininity in the Student Press at Swansea University, 1950-1970

In Shorter Notes and Queries:

  • Hannah Nielsen, Lady Barham - Marriage, Methodism and Gower
  • Hilary M. Thomas, Charlotte Ollivant (1831-1886)
  • Jean Silvan Evans, A Familiar Statue That Remembers A Forgotten Man
  • Anna Sharrard, Ladies First: Cardiff University's Pioneering Alumni Revealed through its Institutional Archive
  • Jean Silvan Evans, Watersheds in Women's Equality: Beijing to Brexit and the Wales Assembly of Womens

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Morgannwg 2019

Volume 63, 2019

Gerald Gabb, The Houses of the Swansea Burgesses

John Morgan-Guy, Separated by Open Water: Pluralism Across the Bristol Channel in the Eighteenth Century

Jean Silvan Evans, The City United Reformed Church: A Church of Today that has Served Cardiff for Almost 400 Years

Ivor Thomas Rees, Herbert Morgan

J. Graham Jones, Labour's Policy for Wales: the Porthcawl Conferences, May 1954

In Shorter Notes and Queries:

  • Stephen J. Davies, The British 'Residence'
  • Richard L. Ollerton, Recalling Some Old Cardiff Families
  • Richard L. Ollerton, The Cardiff Guide and Directory, Dated 1829
  • Stephen Rowson, Wives of the Engineers
  • Mike Hawkins, Rabbi Asher Grunis (1877-1937), the First Communal Rav of Cardiff
  • Jean Silvan Evans, Sir Tom Hopkinson: the Man who Shaped the Power and Influence of the Legendary War and Post-War Magazine Picture Post
  • Gillian Drake, 'Naked Water' - The Story of Glynhafod Lido

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Morgannwg 2018

Volume 62, 2018

David Hale, The Henrican Reformation the Perspective of One South Wales Poet

Brian James, A Dutchman's Visit to Glamorgan in 1652

John Morgan-Guy, The Restoration Episcopate in the Diocese of Llandaff, and New Light on that of Bishop William Lloyd

Andrew Hignell, From Fives to Fours: the Evolution of Bat and Ball Games in Cardiff

J. Graham Jones, Tonypandy, Aberdare and Llanelli: the Parliament for Wales Campaign, November 1953

In Notes and Queries:

  • Sally-Anne Shearn, An Early Description of Lady Charlotte Guest, Translator of The Mabinogion
  • Stephen K. Jones, William Menelaus 1818-1882, Engineer and Steel Pioneer
  • Jean Silvan Evans, Audrey Jones - a Glamorgan Woman who Campaigned for Women's Rights
  • Conall Boyle, The Kenfig Carbide Factory 1940-1966

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Morgannwg 2017

Volume 61, 2017

Madeleine Gray, An unrecorded triple cross slab at St Mary Jill

Gerald Gabb, Swansea and the traders from the Channel Islands

Craig Owen Jones, Women's cricket in Victorian Wales

J. Graham Jones, T. I. Mardy Jones MP and the politics of Pontypridd

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Morgannwg 2016

Volume 60, 2016

Jason Chess, 'The outward figure and presentment of the clerics of the ancient celtic church': some lapidary evidence from Glamorgan

B. M. Lodwick, Edward Cressett, a Georgian bishop with a Neath Abbey connection

T. G. Davies, 'To take stock of the past': some aspects of the history of medicine in Neath

Christabel Hutchings, T. H. Thomas's oil painting: 'sackcloth and ashes, tip girls leaving work, South Wales Coal District'

Gerald Charmley, Reviving Liberal fortunes: the East Glamorgan Liberals and the 1910 Parliamentary vacancy

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Morgannwg 2015

Volume 59, 2015

Craig Owen Jones, 'Roc ar y Waun': an early Welsh-language rock festival in Glamorgan

David Michael, 'But the hand of the diligent maketh rich': the development of Friendly Societies in Neath

Ivor Thomas Rees, Five Morriston men: from the works floor to the director's chair and what they and their families gained

Stephen Daniel, The patronage and benefaction of Cistercian monasteries in the frontier zones of the Marcher Lordship of Glamorgan, 1130-c. 1256: Neath and Margam Abbeys

Melissa Julian-James, Finding Caerau: the 'lost' hillfort of Cardiff in the Middle Ages

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Morgannwg 2014

Volume 58, 2014

John Morgan-Guy, Cardiff and the Bubonic Plague 1900-1901

Gerard Charmley, W. Pritchard Morgan (1844-1924): adventurer in politics

David Lewis, John North, 'The Nitrate King', in Glamorgan

Ben Curtis, The South Wales Miners' Federation and the perception and representation of risk and danger in the coal industry 1898-1947

Michael Statham, The history of Radyr Quarry and Radyr Stone

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Morgannwg 2013

Volume 57, 2013

Obituary: Gareth Elwyn Jones (1939-2013)

T. G. Davies, 'To clear the ducts': early examples of the relationship between legal and medical practice in parts of Glamorgan

Roger L. Brown, The Revd Edward Davies (1756-1831) versus the men of Gower

Conall Boyle, Beulah, the round chapel, Margam: 1838, an architectural conundrum

Diane Brook, A short history of Roath Mill

Andrew Hignell, Alexandra Park — Cardiff's first-ever purpose-built sports ground

Michael Statham, Pennarth Alabaster — a brief history

Christabel Hutchings, 'Another bother at the museum': John Storrie in conflict with John Ballinger

Philip Tibbetts, The Glamorgan chevronnels: development of a traditional emblem and county flag

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Morgannwg 2012

Volume 56, 2012

Madeleine Gray, The well and shrine of the Virgin Mary at Margam

Hilary M. Thomas, Catherine Edwin (1702-1773): Sir Humphrey's Moravian granddaughter

B. M. Lodwick, Aspects of cathedral reform at Llandaff in the mid-nineteenth century

Richard L. Ollerton, Hereford cider, Worcester leather, Birmingham iron, Rhondda coal: foundations of a Welsh coal-mining dynasty

Harold Polins, Jews of Bridgend and district

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Morgannwg 2011

Volume 55, 2011

Stephen K. Roberts, The Llanblethian Ghost (1839) and the Cowbridge Cymreigyddion: an episode from a Glamorgan Cranford?

B. M. Lodwick, John Probyn, first Dean of Llandaff, 1840-43

T. G. Davies, A 'voluntary contracted madness': the alcohol problem in parts of nineteenth-century Glamorgan

Alun Burge, 'Not many of us know our own strength': exploring early co-operation in South Wales

Hilary M. Thomas, Searching for gardeners in Glamorgan

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Morgannwg 2010

Volume 54, 2010

John O. Morley, Reflections on the role of the Sussex ironmasters in Elizabethan Glamorgan

W. T. R. Pryce, 'Yncl Cardiff', the Gwent semi-national Chair Eisteddfod, 1899-1913, Bethel Baptist Chapel in Cardiff Docks and a two-manual pipe-organ

Gerard Charmley, Alderman Robert Bird of Cardiff (1839-1909): unity and disunity

D. Gerald O. James, For valour: George Henry Prowse, VC, DCM, RNVR. Swansea's forgotten hero

Andrew Hignell, Urban or rural? The search for the real home of cricket in South Wales

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Morgannwg 2009

Volume 53, 2009

Gwynedd O. Pierce, Ffwrwmishta

Steve Belzak, The first and the last: a short political biography of T. A. Lewis MP

William Linnard, Hunting honey in the Vale of Neath

Russell Deacon, 'Statues and newspaper wars': Cardiff town and city politics (1868-1908)

Christopher Miers, Ynyspenllwch and its owners

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Morgannwg 2008

Volume 52, 2008

Geraint H. Jenkins, 'The Taffy-land historians have hitherto been sad dogs for the most part': Iolo Morgannwg the historian

B. M. Lodwick, William Adams, a distinguished eighteenth-century Archdeacon of Llandaff

Craig Owen Jones, A localised irritation?: the revolt of Llywelyn Bren outside Glamorgan

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Morgannwg 2007

Volume 51, 2007

Rhidian Griffiths, Hen Wlad fy Nhadau in its musical context

T. G. Davies, Some early Glamorgan contributions to medical journals

Roger Lee Brown, The captain's brother: Thomas Gronow, vicar of Cadoxton and rector of Cilybebyll

Ivor Thomas Rees, Electoral battles in Gower, 1910

Jean Silvan Evans, Welsh Methodism writ small: the relationship of Howell Harris with one Methodist society

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Morgannwg 2006

Volume 50, 2006

Gwynedd O. Pierce, The Glamorgan History Society and Morgannwg: the early years

Bruce Copplestone-Crow, Apud castellum de Sancta Julitta: a castle of the Reigny family in Glamorgan

Stephen K. Roberts, 'Specially trusted by the Parliament': Thomas Carne of Brocastle, a lost Civil War commander

Donald Moore, Visions of the Vale

Muriel E. Chamberlain, Travelling for pleasure in Victorian times

Gareth Elwyn Jones, Axis of power: London and Cardiff (via Bournemouth)

D. Huw Owen, Chapels of Glamorgan: a bibliographical survey, 1981-2006

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Morgannwg 2005

Volume 49, 2005

Obituary: Sir Glanmor Williams, FBA (1920-2005)

John Morgan-Guy, The Margam Concordantiae: mystical theology and a twelfth-century Cistercian community in Wales

B. M. Lodwick, 'Poor Landaff' during the episcopate of John Tyler, 1706-1724

Hilary M. Thomas, 'With this ring' - the importance of the heiress in the descent of three Glamorgan estates

J. Graham Jones, John Littlejohns, Matt Giles and the ILP at Swansea: some new evidence

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