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Gwent Archives Story Box available to view at Caldicot Library

As part of the Explore Your Archive campaign launched in November Gwent Archives have created five different story boxes with tales about people from the past. The boxes contain the story and accompanying facsimiles of documents held by Gwent Archives

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Posted in Gwent Archives Story Box available to view at Caldicot Library, Library News for March 2014

Events and Activities in Caldicot Library – March and April 2014

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Posted in Events and Activities in Caldicot Library - March and April 2014, Library News for March 2014

For All Family Historians!

The Monmouthshire Libraries stand at the Gwent Family History Society Open Day last Saturday (8 June) was busy with a constant stream of visitors keen to find out more about their ancestors. Library staff resolved a wide range of customer

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Posted in For All Family Historians!, Library News for June 2013

Events in Chepstow Library April – June 2013


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Posted in Events in Chepstow Library April - June 2013, Library News for April 2013

Chepstow Library Officially Re-open!

Chepstow Library was officially opened by the chairman of Monmouthshire County Council on 29th February 2012 by Councillor Brian Hood MBE. The library underwent four months of refurbishment before opening its doors to customers in January. The refurbished library has

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Posted in Chepstow Library Officially Re-open!

Family History Open Day County Hall

Monmouthshire Libraries took part in the Family History Open Day at County Hall, Cwmbran on Saturday 11th June. Lydia Kingdon and Julia Greenway answered queries from members of the public who were trying to trace their ancestors. Monmouthshire Libraries offer

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Posted in Family History Open Day County Hall, Library News for June 2011

Libraries, Learning and Fun!

Individual libraries held various events during Adult Learners’ Week (17 – 21 May 2011) including: Poetry and Short Story Reading, Basic Family History Researching using the libraries subscriptions to Ancestry and Find My Past, Digital Photography, and Social Networking. Chepstow

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Posted in Libraries, Learning and Fun!, Library News for May 2011

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