Category: History

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Charterhouse, Chief Among Lifeboats

Throughout history, coastal communities have come together to help those involved in shipwrecks. It might surprise you to know that the first record of a boat being kept expressly for the purpose of saving...

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The Causeway of Belinus

What links the western edge of Pembrokeshire to Oxford and thence to a dragon myth tied to the very foundation of Wales? The answer is an ancient Celtic path known as the Causeway of...

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Quakers in Pembrokeshire

Born out of the unrest and persecution of the English Civil War 400 years ago, Quakerism has a lengthy history of radical thinking and social change. Led by their founder George Fox, and initially...

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Pembrokeshire Legends: Skomar Oddy

In the old days, before even our great-great-great-grandfathers were born, back further than any living person can remember, back when the world was green and fresh, and Wales was even more mysterious than it...

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Hubert ‘Stokey’ Lewis VC

Hubert William ‘Stokey’ Lewis was a Welsh soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded in the...