Powys Heritage Online

The history of mid-Wales from photographs, documents, maps and museum exhibits.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

Online at http://history.powys.org.uk/

* Powys Digital History Project for schools: The drovers - dam builders - the workhouse - Victorian school diaries - turnpikes, canals, railways - crime and punishment - the gentry - church and chapel - and much more. A site created for schools but of interest to all!
* Powys: A Day in the Life Project: Everyday life in mid-Wales in 1891 and today. Late Victorian history brought to life through documents, photographs, and objects from museums and collections. Local people are contributing their accounts of life on one day in 2002.
* Powys County Archives: Office Online information about the County Archives Office in Llandrindod Wells. It holds many historical records from the old counties of Brecknock, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire. Open to visitors, plus a new research service.
* Six Powys Communities Online: An early project featuring the history of six communities across Powys. Produced with the help of local people, libraries, museums and the County Archives Office.

Collection details

Archives, Industry, Land Transport, Law and Order, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Heritage of Powys, Wales

Powys Heritage Online
Online at: http://history.powys.org.uk/



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