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ach year the Society publishes its journal Morgannwg. First published in 1957, the journal has made a major contribution to the understanding and appreciation of  the history of Glamorgan. Each issue contains four or five articles, each   one arising from original research.

Contributors include well-known academic and local historians, all with an in depth knowledge of their subject, and the content of each journal has a wide historical and geographic spread.

In addition to the main articles regular features include short accounts of recent archaeological investigations in the county, news from the Glamorgan Record Office in Cardiff and the West Glamorgan Record Office in Swansea, Book Reviews and Notes & Queries. An index is published every ten years.


The well and the shrine to the Virgin Mary at Margam

Madeleine Gray

Catherine Edwin (1702 -1773): Sir  Humphrey’s Moravian grand-daughter

Hilary M Thomas

Aspects of cathedral reform at Llandaff in the mid nineteenth century

B M  Lodwick

Hereford cider, Worcester leather, Birmingham iron, Rhondda coal: foundations  of a Welsh coal mining dynasty

Richard L Ollerton

Jews in Bridgend and district

Harold Pollins

Archaeological Notes

News From The Archives

Book Reviews & Notices

Notes And Queries

Great News !!

A Searchable On-Line Morgannwg Database is now available as part of the National Library’s “Welsh Journals On-line Project”.

Click here to access it.

The full text of all earlier volumes of Morgannwg from volume 1 (1957) to volume 48 (2004) is now freely available on-line from the National Library of Wales through this project, which  also provides a searchable database of back-numbers for a large number of Welsh academic journals

                                                                 The archive can be found  at


The content of the most recent issues has been excluded from the database,but copies of these volumes are available for purchase from the Hon. Treasurer. Contact details may be found on the Membership Page.

Submission of Articles

Authors wishing to submit articles for consideration for inclusion in Morgannwg should contact

The Hon Editor, Mr Jeff Childs at jeff.childs1@btinternet.com

The current volume of Morgannwg (Vol. LVI  2012)

John Probyn