Llanelly Pottery

The Llanelly Pottery was the last of the large scale potteries in South Wales.  Sarah Jane Roberts (1859-1935) was the main decorator of…

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The Griffith family of Lleyn

My grandmother Eluned Griffith (1898-1990) came from a family that embraced the Welsh traditions of music, religion, education and the seafaring heritage of…

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The Dewsberry family of Burslem

Two talented artists, a couple of thriving businesses and three houses in Staffordshire: Thomas Chapman Dewsberry (1817-1892) was the head of a prosperous Victorian…

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For King and Country

Between 15 and 22 million people are estimated to have died in the First World War.  More than 300,000 are buried in military…

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