Meinwen Ruddock

Contact Details

Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
Social & Cultural History
St Fagans National Museum of History

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3427

Staff Name

Meinwen Ruddock-Jones

Job Title


Areas of Responsibility:

Sound Archive, oral testimonies (archiving, ethics, copyright, preservation), Film Archive, Commercial Disk Archive, Phonograph Roll Collection, Ballad collection, Photography Archive, Manuscript Archive. Archive collections cover agriculture, crafts, housework, traditional cooking, traditional medicines and remedies, sports, children’s games, folk songs, seasonal customs, death and burial customs, industry, dialectology, folktales.

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

BA Welsh (Swansea University), Member of the Archive Records Association.

Research Interests

Sound and video archiving including ethics, copyright, preservation, records management and digital information management.  Oral testimonies relating to the social and cultural history of Wales, folklife, Welsh dialectology and sociolinguistics.


Audio Visual Archive, Oral History, Sound, Film, Phonograph, Disk, Photography Archive, Manuscript Archive, Social and Cultural History of Wales, Dialectology.

Selected Publications

Blog Entries

by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
31 March 2020
by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
6 December 2019
by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
1 May 2019
by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
15 July 2016
by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
29 January 2016
by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
21 November 2015
by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
15 October 2015
by Meinwen Ruddock-Jones
28 August 2015