Category Archives: Roberts

J.W. Roberts and Co: Swansea Road Nurseries

A market garden kept the Roberts family afloat in 1875 when financial problems forced the Llanelly Pottery to close for two years.  Some St [...]

Llanelly Pottery

The Llanelly Pottery was the last of the South Wales potteries.  Sarah Jane Roberts (1859-1935) was the main decorator of the cockerel [...]

The Blackmore family of Somerset and Llanelli

‘A short history of Llanelly’ written in 1897 describes how the town grew during the industrial revolution from a small village ‘i [...]

For King and Country

More than 41 million people died in the First World War.  Many are buried in military cemeteries hundreds of miles from home. Tom Roberts ( [...]
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