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My Grandfather, John Roberts

A couple of weeks ago I received a phone call from Mrs Beryl Jones asking for Corwen Museum.  She is the granddaughter (now in her nineties) of John Roberts who owned and ran the more | mwy …

Museum News 26th August 2020

Museum News 26th August 2020

The Museum will remain closed this year because of the Covid-19 Pandemic but we are still busy:-

Daily posts are put on our Facebook page telling stories about Corwen and the Edeyrnion villages and requesting comments and information. Please visit and like the Corwen Museum more | mwy …

Latest News 12th July 2020

Latest News 12th July 2020

Although the Museum is shut, we are still busy working.  We are updating our artefacts database and taking photographs of each artefact in the way recommended by Gruffydd Jones of the Peoples Collection Wales, so that we can upload images and descriptions of our artefacts to the Peoples more | mwy …

Corwen Museum Facebook Diary June 1st -14th

Corwen Museum Facebook Diary June 1st -14th

With time on their hands during lockdown, people have been sorting through drawers and finding old family photographs, which have made them think about their family history, maybe for the first time. We decided, therefore, to post a more | mwy …

Corwen Museum Facebook Diary 16th to 28th May

Corwen Museum Facebook Diary 16th to 28th May

Whilst the Museum is closed, we are sharing items and stories from our collections with our Facebook friends – all 800 of them – and also including some new research.  We are also starting to download digital images onto the Peoples Collection Wales and this will become a more | mwy …

A Donation to Corwen Museum in Memory of Huw (Chick) Jones

We wish to thank Marc Roberts for his generous donation to Corwen Museum in memory of Huw 'Chick' Jones.  Marc says that Huw, like everyone else, made him feel so welcome when he worked in Corwen last year.  He comments "Huw was a lovely man.  Even though I more | mwy …

Corwen Museum Facebook Diary 7th -14th May

Corwen Museum Facebook Diary 7th -14th May

We remember our soldiers and civilians who died serving in the 2nd World War and are named on our eight war memorials. 

The new Corwen Museum Exhibition ‘Artists and Authors with a Connection to Edeyrnion’ more | mwy …

A Big Thankyou

We have been told by Denbighshire County Council that our free rental period has been extended until the end of June is a great relief. We have also received a donation of £560 from 'Making a Difference Locally', the charity launched by Nisa Retail Ltd to more | mwy …

Glyndyfrdwy girl wins prestigious singing award.  (Find this story in the Glyndyfrdwy folder in the Museum)

Glyndyfrdwy girl wins prestigious singing award. (Find this story in the Glyndyfrdwy folder in the Museum)

Barbara Robinson was born in Birmingham on 26 March 1936. When she was 3, Barbara and her parents Thomas and Edith Robinson (nee Carter) moved first to Bryn Bach and then to Plas Y Glyn, Glyndyfrdwy. Barbara loved to play outdoors and especially playing house on top of more | mwy …

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A big Thank you

We have been told by Denbighshire County Council that our free rental period has been extended until the end of June which is a great relief.  We have also received a donation of £560 from 'Making a Difference Locally', the charity launched by Nisa Retail Ltd to support more | mwy …

We are still busy!

We are still busy!

Although the Museum is not open to visitors volunteers are still working from home doing research on local topics of interest, including the slate quarries, the stories of the Corwen public houses and the history of the Edeyrnion villages.  If you are interested in helping or have any more | mwy …

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