The Archive Centre was set up in 1999, initially with Millennium funding, in order to preserve, and make available locally, documents relevant to the town and surrounding area.

Honorary President

The Hon. Shân Legge-Bourke, DCVO


Chairman Hywel Bevan

Secretary Vacant

Treasurer Clive Summers

Committee Members

Deidre Davies, John Evans, Paul Foley, Mollie Johnson, Doris Shellard, Geoffrey Williams

Advisory Panel

Hywel Bevan, William Gibb, Elizabeth Siberry, Ryland Wallace, Geoffrey Williams, Eliane Wigzell.


Richard Crole-Rees, Carol Davies Foster, Clifford Hendy, Bernard Illman, Janet King, Chris Lewis, Janice Llewellyn, Helen Mackintosh, Martin Redwood, Pamela Redwood, Elizabeth Siberry, Richard Sims, Clive Summers, Karen Summers, Ryland Wallace, Eliane Wigzell.

Become a volunteer

Do you have a passion for history or for our local area? Do you want to use that passion and knowledge to help others? Our volunteers work on- and off-site in a variety of roles.

You could:

  • help run the office during opening hours
  • organise, catalogue or digitise our records
  • research enquiries from the public
  • get involved in writing, editing and producing our range of publications

and much more!

Please call 01873 810 922 or use the online form on the contact page.

Support the Archive Centre

The Archive Centre is a Registered Charity and is staffed and run entirely by volunteers.

We welcome any contribution to our efforts to provide a fascinating and detailed resource of Crickhowell and its district's history.