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How my local history book became a set text at Cardiff University | Ray Noyes

Urban Development in the Victorian Era is Ray’s book about the historical development of Grangetown’s architecture. It became a set text for the master’s degree in Architecture after Ray happened to chance upon a banner advertising a project about Grangetown’s architecture in particular. He popped in and spoke with a Senior Lecturer and then a Professor. The rest, as they say, is history!

Q&A Video Series with Ray Noyes

In this Q&A video series with Ray Noyes, we find out about his background as an engineer working in physics research and how this helps him now he is a history author. We also learn about his top tips for other aspiring local historians and of his most highly prized discoveries.

  1. What Are the 3 Most Interesting Things You Have Found in Your History Research?
  2. Tell Us About Your Time at CERN
  3. How Did You Become so Heavily Involved in Grangetown’s History?
  4. How Does Your Physics Background Help You Write History?
  5. What Are Grangetown History Society’s Greatest Achievements?
  6. What Are the Three Most Interesting Things You Found in Your Physics Research?
  7. How Did Urban Development Become a Set Text at Cardiff University
  8. Do You Have Two Top Tips for Aspiring Local History Writers?
  9. Who Were the Windsor and Bute Families?
  10. What Was the Single Most Important Moment in Grangetown’s History?

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