Do you find the thought of doing historical research daunting?


Do you find the thought of entering an archive to view documents intimidating?

Do you have no idea where to start?




The Society has been successfully running workshops in order to introduce people to the art of research.

The workshops are held about four times a year and consist of a two hour session on a Wednesday evening held at the Neath Mechanics’ Institute in Church Place.

At these sessions the attendees will be:


1. Given more detail of what archives are accessible inside the Institute.

2. Shown the procedure of requesting documents etc. from the NAS archive.

2. Shown how to access various on-line archives and sources.

3. Explained how to plan research and to set out an article.

4. Presented with more detail of and how to take part in the Society’s Centenary Project.


Anyone interested in taking part should contact the Society directly through the CONTACT page of this website.


The workshops have proved very popular, so early booking is recommended.

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