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