About the Author

The late S. Minwel Tibbott was a pioneer in the field of women’s studies in Wales and an acknowledged expert in the study of domestic life and traditional foods. Until her retirement in 1995, S. Minwel Tibbott was an Assistant Keeper in the Department of Buildings and Domestic Life at the Welsh Folk Museum (now the Museum of Welsh Life) in St Fagan's, Cardiff. She was the author of numerous articles on Welsh domestic life, as well as several books, including Castell yr Iechyd (1969) and Welsh Fare (1976).