Llanelli railway strike
The Llanelli Riots of 1911 were a series of events precipitated by the National Railway Strike of 1911. Mass picketing action at Llanelli railway station was brutally suppressed by the police, resulti...
Rent control in England and Wales
Rent regulation in England and Wales is the part of English land law that creates rights and obligations for tenants and landlords. The main areas of regulation concern,In general, people renting home...
King Edward VII Welsh National Memorial Association
The King Edward VII Welsh National Memorial Association or WNMA was a Welsh voluntary association set up to combat tuberculosis.The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Alderman John Chappell, convened a meeting in...
Nine Mile Point Colliery
Nine Mile Point colliery was a coal mine at Cwmfelinfach in the South Wales Valleys, originally known as "Coronation Colliery", and constructed between 1902 and 1905. The deepest shaft was 1,176 feet...
Ceffyl Pren
The Ceffyl Pren ("wooden horse") was a traditional Welsh form of mob justice. It was a form of ritual humiliation in which offenders would be paraded around the village tied to a wooden frame. The cus...
Rebecca Riots
The Rebecca Riots took place between 1839 and 1843 in South and Mid Wales. They were a series of protests undertaken by local farmers and agricultural workers in response to perceived unfair taxation....
Rebecca Riots - Wikipedia
Merthyr Rising
The Merthyr Rising of 1831 was the violent climax to many years of simmering unrest among the large working class population of Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales and the surrounding area.
Throughout M...
Merthyr Rising - Wikipedia
Victim Support
Victim Support is a charity in England and Wales which aims to help victims and witnesses of crime by delivering dedicated services to them and raising awareness of their needs. There is no charity i...
Operation Julie
Operation Julie was a UK police investigation into the production of LSD by two drug rings during the mid-1970s. The operation, involving 11 police forces over a 2 ⁄2-year period, resulted ...
Operation Julie - Wikipedia
Welsh coal strike of 1898
The Welsh coal strike of 1898 was an industrial dispute involving the colliers of South Wales and Monmouthshire. The strike began as an attempt by the colliers to remove the sliding scale, which deter...
Welsh coal strike of 1898 - Wikipedia
Killing of David Wilkie
David James Wilkie (9 July 1949 - 30 November 1984) was killed during the miners' strike in the United Kingdom, when two striking miners dropped a concrete block from a footbridge onto his taxi whilst...
Tonypandy Riots
The Tonypandy Riots of 1910 and 1911 (sometimes collectively known as the Rhondda Riots) was a series of violent confrontations between coal miners and police that took place at various locations in a...
Tonypandy Riots - Wikipedia
Newport Rising
The Newport Rising was the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in Great Britain when, on 4 November 1839, somewhere between 1,000 and 5,000 Chartist sympathisers, led by John Frost, mar...
Newport Rising - Wikipedia
Kinmel Park Riots
On 4 and 5 March 1919, Kinmel Park in Bodelwyddan, near Abergele, north Wales, experienced two days of riots in the Canadian sector of the military complex. The riots were believed to have been caused...