Tag: South Glamorgan

Shocking dark history of 19th Century Cardiff prostitution

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Life was hard for women in Cardiff during the Victorian era
CLAIRE BARRAND reveals the lack of sympathy shown to impoverished women forced into crime and prostitution in Victorian Wales

Did Welsh Giants Once Roam the Valleys?

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CLAIRE BARRAND goes searching for Welsh Giants!

Pete the Cardiff Poltergeist plays havoc with repair shop

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Pete the Cardiff Poltergeist threatened the sanity of small business owners in Wales, says RICK HALE

10 Ghosts that Haunt Cardiff Castle

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Haunted Cardiff
CLAIRE BARRAND lists 10 of the ghosts that call haunted Cardiff Castle home

Top 10 British Poltergeist Hauntings

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British Poltergeist Hauntings
MJ STEEL COLLINS lists the most notorious British Poltergeist hauntings

Do Ghosts Exist? Five hauntings that may prove they do!

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Do ghosts exist
EDDIE BRAZIL ponders the question: Do Ghosts Exist?

Welsh Dragons: Everything you need to know

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Welsh Dragon
RICHARD FREEMAN, one of the world's leading cryptozoologists, gives an indepth history and insight into Welsh Dragons

Cardiff: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Haunted Cardiff
Cardiff has some pretty spooky buildings. NIA JONES picks five of the Welsh capital's most haunted sites.

Baby Butchers: Women who killed infants for cash

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Baby farming involved poor mothers giving their infants up or adoption with the hope they would find a better life. Guest writer NICOLA CARPENTER explains some of these babies found anything but a happy home ...

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DOM COOPER tells us how Jimmy Page took time off from his Led Zeppelin duties to produce Lucifer Rising

Enfield: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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JASON HOLLIS, author of Haunted Enfield, picks his top five haunted places to visit in the London suburb