A collection of newspapers and magazines with articles relating to the British Royal Family. Also some newspaper editions reporting on significant non-royal events

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous royal events, 1935-1961; Wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; Birth of HRH Prince Charles, 1948; Death of King George Vi, Lying in state and funeral; Coronation of Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee, 1977; Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales, 1969; Non-royal events/subjects

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection consists of publications, most of which contain subject-matter about or relating to the Royal Family during the twentieth century, particularly during the period of the 1950s. The majority of this material relates to the death of George VI and accession and Coronation of Elizabeth II, but also covered are events from the Silver Jubilee of George V’s accession to the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.


Accruals are possible.