Social & Cultural History

Agricultural, Craft and Transport

  • The collection comprises a range of agricultural tools, implements, vehicles and machinery dating from the late 18th century to the mid-20th century. Most of the artefacts are either of Welsh manufacture or have strong links with Wales.
  • The craft collections represent the working life of rural and semi-industrial Wales; they include woodworking, leatherwork and metalworking crafts as well as basketmaking, cornmilling, pottery and other rural occupations.
  • The textile craft collections include quilting, embroidery, lacemaking, tailoring, textile machinery and products of the woollen industry in Wales.

Agricultural, Craft and Transport

Gareth Beech

Senior Curator: Rural Economy

Elen Phillips

Principal Curator Contemporary & Community History
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Sioned Williams

Principal Curator: Modern History
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