Plaid Cymru History

Scottish Referendwm

Plaid Cymru History
Among the many people from Wales who travelled north to help the campaign for Scottish independence were Gwerfyl Hughes Jones, Llanuwchllyn and Mari Evans and Dafydd Williams from Swansea.  This is an unofficial record of their referendum week. Monday 15 September 2014 ‘Pob lwc’ – all the best was the encouraging farewell as we left mwy » »
19 March 2015

Meredydd Evans

Plaid Cymru History
Wales has lost one of her foremost nationalists, Dr Meredydd Evans, who has died at the age of 95. A respected figure in the country’s life, Merêd was always ready to take a courageous stand for his nation’s language, culture and future. We extend our sympathy and best wishes to Phyllis and the family.   mwy » »
26 February 2015

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

Into The Fray – Scotland 2014

Plaid Cymru History
Into The Fray by Alan Jobbins. Plaid History secretary Alan Jobbins travelled with Owen John and Sian Thomas to Scotland to help the Yes campaign in Scotland’s independence referendum. Here is his story. Landing at Glasgow I wondered what was in store for Owen & Sian and myself. Glasgow being almost solid Labour land, what mwy » »
15 March 2015

Dr John Davies, Historian

Plaid Cymru History
The Plaid Cymru History Society extends its condolences to the family of the late John Davies.  A leading historian John Bwlch-llan was a prominent and active member of Plaid Cymru.  A number of tributes have been published, including these: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/john-davies-academic-and-broadcaster-whose-peerless-histories-of-wales-were-rich-with-insight-and-fascinating-detail-10054868.html http://www.clickonwales.org/2015/02/the-most-cosmopolitan-of-all-welsh-historians/            
23 February 2015

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