Plaid Cymru History

Clive Reid, Swansea

Plaid Cymru History
Tributes have been paid to the late Clive Reid, Swansea, who died in November 2014.   A former Plaid Cymru parliamentary candidate for Swansea East and chairman of the Swansea West constituency, his life was honoured at his funeral in orations by the Rev Jill Hayley Harries, Heini Gruffudd and Gruffydd ap Gwent. Photos of Clive mwy » »
12 December 2014

Dolgellau Conference 1966

Plaid Cymru History
Araith Gwynfor – Aelod Seneddol – Lluniau y Ffotograffydd Tudur Owen Winnie Ewing yn Nolgellau 1966 Vic Davies (Ymgeisydd Is-etholiad y Rhondda) gyda Winnie Ewing (Ymgeisydd Is-etholiad Hamilton)  
12 November 2014

Were you in Scotland?

Plaid Cymru History
Scores if not hundreds of Plaid members made their way north to help Yes Scotland in their fight for independence. Were you one of them? If so do you have a story we could publish on the Plaid History website ( We would welcome a note telling us where you went, any anecdote and a mwy » »
5 October 2014

(Cymraeg) Atgofion Vic Davies

Plaid Cymru History
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28 April 2014

1947 – The War Office Creating Havoc in Wales

Plaid Cymru History
1947 – The War Office Creating Havoc in Wales (as told by two cuttings in Plaid Cymru’s Welsh-language paper, Y Ddraig Goch) WHY? Because the War Office was considering a takeover of 27,000 acres of agricultural land in the Tregaron area to provide a training camp for the Royal Engineers. This followed similar actions in mwy » »
10 December 2014

Photographer presents pictures from the 1960’s

Plaid Cymru History
1964 Meirion yn Diolch i Gwynfor The photographer Tudur Owen, from Croesor, has presented a series of pictures dating back to 1964 to the Plaid Cymru History Society.  Among the photographs are the Adoption Meeting of Elystan Morgan as a candidate in 1964, celebrations in the Plaid Cymru conference in 1966 following Gwynfor Evans’ by-election mwy » »
11 November 2014

DJ Williams

Plaid Cymru History
Eisteddfod 2014 – Pabell y Cymdeithasau 2 at 3:30pm, Wednesday, 6 August With Simultaneous Translation CELEBRATING A GREAT CARMARTHENSHIRE HERO The achievements of one of Wales’ best loved twentieth century writers will be celebrated during the National Eisteddfod in Llanelli. A memorial lecture will mark the life of D.J. Williams (1885-1970), one of Carmarthenshire’s most mwy » »
22 July 2014

Penarth meeting led to formation of Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru History
A special event was held to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the first meeting of The Welsh Movement, the group which led to the formation of Plaid Cymru. The historic, secret meeting was held in Bedwas   Place in Penarth on January 7, 1924, and led by the lecturer and dramatist, Saunders Lewis, who lived in mwy » »
8 January 2014