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The Welsh History Review

Language: English and Welsh

Published Twice yearly

Print ISSN: 0043-2431 Online ISSN: 0083-792X

About the Journal

Published by the University of Wales Press since its inception in 1960, The Welsh History Review has established itself as the most authoritative journal in its field. This twice-yearly journal is committed to publishing a wide variety of scholarly research on Welsh history, from medieval to modern. The internationally renowned editorial board includes scholars from universities in Wales, England and the United States, whose breadth of knowledge is representative of the journal and its content, which is typically a diverse range of cultural, social, political and economic history.



The Latin Life of Gruffudd ap Cynan, British Kingdoms and the Scandinavian Past. By Emily A. Winkler

Bibliothèque Nationale de France NAL 693 and Some Episodes in the History of Monmouth in the Fourteenth Century. By S. Ivanov and A. Falileyev

On the Trail of ‘Ginshop Jones’: Welsh Nonconformists in Eighteenth-Century London. By Huw Edwards

The Development of Cricket in North-West Wales, c. 1840-1870. By Craig Owen Jones

‘The Great Relief of the Overcrowded Slums’: The Development of Twthill in Late Nineteenth-Century Caenarfon. By Daniel Rhydderch-Dart

Obituary: John Davies (1938-2015). By Paul O’Leary


Brown, Art of the Islands: by Nancy Edwards

Stephenson, Medieval Powys: by Emma Cavell

Marchant, The Revolt of Owain Glyndŵr in Medieval English Chronicles: by Sara Elin Roberts

Gruffydd, Maritime Wales in the Middle Ages: by Ralph A. Griffiths

Morgan, The Welsh and the Shaping of Early Modern Ireland: by Ciaran Brady

Ireland, Land of White Gloves? A History of Crime and Punishment in Wales: by Gwynedd Parry

Murphy, The Duchess of Rio Tinto: The Story of Mary Herbert and Joseph Gage: by Hannah Thomas

Gwyn, Welsh Slate: Archaeology and History of an Industry: by Paul O’Leary

Knight, Blaenavon: From Iron Town to World Heritage Site: by Huw Bowen

Llywelyn, Pilgrim of Peace: A Life of George M. Ll. Davies: by Aled Gruffydd Jones

Adams, Not in Our Name: War Dissent in a Welsh Town: by Aled Eirug

Notes for Contributors of Articles and Reviews


Professor Huw Pryce, Bangor University

Professor Paul O’Leary, Aberystwyth University


Reviews Editor: Dr Gethin Matthews, Swansea University

Matthew Cragoe, University of Lincoln

Fiona Edmonds, Lancaster University

John S. Ellis, University of Michigan-Flint

Ralph A. Griffiths, Swansea University

Karen Jankulak, Felinfach, Lampeter

Geraint H. Jenkins, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth

Angela V. John, Swansea University

Aled Gruffydd Jones, Aberystwyth

Bill Jones, Cardiff University

Louise Miskell, Swansea University

Kenneth O. Morgan, The Queen’s College, Oxford

Robin Chapman Stacey, University of Washington, Seattle

Chris Williams, University College Cork

Gareth Williams, University of South Wales


Authors of articles should submit an electronic version (preferably as an e-mail attachment). Articles should be no longer than 10,000 words and follow the guidelines on style set out in the Notes for Contributors (printed at the back of WHR 26 (4), and also available from the Editors).

Proposed contributions on Welsh history pre-1700 should be sent to Professor Huw Pryce, School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG. Email: his015@bangor.ac.uk

Proposed contributions on Welsh history post-1700 should be sent to Dr Paul O’Leary,  Department of History and Welsh History, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen  Building, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DY. Email: ppo@aber.ac.uk


Please send electronic and hard copies of reviews to Dr Gethin Matthews, Department of History and Classics, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP. Email: g.h.matthews@swansea.ac.uk. Books for review should also be sent to Dr Matthews, at the address above.


Enquiries should be sent to the Sales and Marketing Department, University of Wales Press.