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T. H. Parry-Williams Titles: More about Mots
T.J. Evans Titles: Loitering in Guildhall Square, Carmarthen
T. L. Evans Titles: Modes and Manners in Another Age David Archard Williams and His Times 1796-1879 How Ganymede Came to Carmarthen In Days of Christmas Green Holiday ...
Talley House By David Long Price and Jack D. Willson The village of Talley (Tal-y-llychau) lies in a narrow valley connecting the Vales of the Cothi and the Tywi ...
References 1 D. Long Price, Arch. Combrensis, Vol. X, pp. 163-187 (1878). 2 Giraldus Cambrensis (d. 1223) describes it "in a rough and sterile spot, surrounded by ...
Talley House (1903)
Tearful Memories of a Royal Visit The impending closure of Alltymynydd Hospital, Llanybydder brings to mind a royal visit to Carmarthenshire in 1905, when Princess ...
The Carmarthen Eisteddfod of 1867 By D. L. BAKER-JONES, M.A., J.P. The National Eisteddfod of Wales was held at Carmarthen during the first week of September 1867 ...
References 1 The Cambria Daily Leader, the Carmarthen Chronicle, the Carmarthen Journal, the Carmarthen Weekly Reporter, The Times and The Welshman. 2 Moritz Hauptmann ...
The Early Effects of Carmarthenshire's Turnpike Trusts, 1760-1800 by ANTHONY H. T. LEWIS, B.A. Research Assistant, Dept. of History, University College, Swansea. ...
References 1 Commons journals, vol. 29 (1761-1764), p.409. 2 3 Geo. III c.34. 3 A. H. Dodd, 'The Roads of North Wales, 1750-1850,' Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1925, ...
The Early History of Court Henry, Dryslwyn by JOHN A. LLOYD From time to time, it has been said that Court Henry is so named because Henry Tudor, later King Henry ...
References 1 See Carmarthenshire Historian Vol XV, 'The Families of Berllandywyll' by Major Francis Jones. 2 See Carmarthenshire Antiquary, Vol 3, 1961, p. 202, ...
The Education of Young Ladies of Distinction by A. B. RANDALL, B.SC.(ECON.), M.R.T.P.I. WEBPERMISSION A. B. Randall Private adventure schools in Carmarthen date back ...
References 1 George Eyre Evans, "Carmarthenshire Schools", Transactions of the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society, Part XLI, p.16. 2 J. V. Lodwick, The Story of ...
The Edwardian Days of a Dafen Diarist by GWILYM B. OWEN, B.COM., M.PHIL. William Owen was born at Cwmnant, a small farm on the outskirts of the village of Dafen, ...
References 1 1. The first chapel to be opened by the Welsh Baptists in London was in Eldon Street, Moorfields, in 1822. The congregation moved to Commercial Street ...
The Fall of a House of Legend Fallen into decay and awaiting demolition is Plas, Llandybie, which is now little more than a stone shell. It is not known when the ...
The Families of Berllandywyll By Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., D.L., F.S.A. Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary Among the rural parishes of Carmarthenshire that ...
The Footprints of a Master Craftsman By E. Vernon Jones A document that has come to light after more than a century in the custody of his family is the diary of a ...
The Friend of Gulliver's 'Cousin' The year 1970 has marked the tri-centenary of the birth of a remarkable Carmarthenshire man whose half-forgotten story survives ...
The Glorious Carmarthen Election I. Behold the glorious day is come, 'Squire Jones is our Member; The lovely rose in season's come, It is July and not December: And ...
The Grey Friars of Carmarthen by Major Francis Jones Wales Herald Extraordinary. County Archivist of Carmarthenshire. The Coming of the Grey Friars On the 11th of ...
Appendix A TODO (needs proof reading) Cywydd i Gwrt y Brodyr, Caerfyrddin. Gan Wiliam Egwad (British Museum, Stowe MS 959) Alloray main, Hamer myr. Yn iaith werth ...
APPENDIX B KARMARDEN "This indenture makithe mencyon of all the stuffe of the Grey Freeris of Karmardein receyveid by the Lorde Visitor, under the Lorde Prevey Seale ...
1 Tanner states that Camarthen Friary "was under the custody of Bristol." 2 Notes by Yardley in MS Gough, Wales 4, now preserved in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. ...
The Heritage of Lletty Mawr By Thomas Lloyd Few people today hurrying through that quaintly named village of Upper Tumble on the busy road to Llanelli would have ...
References 1 National Library of Wales Journal 1981 (Summer): The Families of Blaiddbwll. 2 Morgan Thomas and indeed his son also took up the career of attorney in ...
The Household Accounts of an 18th Century Mansion By D. L. BAKER-JONES, J.P., M.A. F.S.A. One of the very extensive and valuable collections of family papers deposited ...
References 1 In the sense of charcoal-burners 2 Carmarthen CRO/Dyn/201/2. 3 CRO/Dyn/205/2. 4 spayed or neutered. 5 1 Teal equals 4 Bushels, i.e. 32 gallons 6 Pasture ...
The Pioneers of the Carmarthenshire Iron Industry By MICHAEL C. S. EVANS, B.A. Assistant County Archivist for Carmarthenshire. IN recent years there has been a resurgence ...
Appendix A Lists of forges and furnaces in Carmarthenshire, compiled in the first half of the eighteenth century. 1717 c1736 1750 Whitland 80 0 (100) 100 Combrayne ...
References 1 J. Williams, A Carmarthenshire Ironmaster and the Seven Years War, Business History, Vol. II, No. 1, December 1959, pp.32-43 and the Welsh Tinplate Trade ...
The Story of Coalbrook Colliery By J. Edmund Healy While motoring between Pontyberem and Cwmmawr in 1984, I realised that the former Coalbrook Colliery site had been ...
The Trail of the Fugitive By Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D. Wales Herald Extraordinary Whether fact or fiction, few tales are more absorbing than those relating ...
References 1 In 1533 James made certain payments "consarnynge the hurtynge of William Vaughan of Kilgarron", which doubtless refers to the time of his capture. 2 ...
The Watchers Watched The following is part of the Police Defaulters Book for the Borough of Carmarthen in respect of the period 20 June 1848 to March 1881,(Carmarthen ...
The Women's Institutes and Local History Future historians of Carmarthenshire will have good reason to be grateful to the County Federation of Women's Institutes ...
Issues Summary I've started this page as a collection point for ongoing issues regarding the publishing of the Historian on this website. If you would like to contribute ...
No. 36 Spilman Street, Carmarthen
National Library of Wales
Thomas Jenkins, 1813-71. From an Oil Painting done in 1846.
Thomas Lloyd Titles: The Heritage of Lletty Mawr Admiral Sir Thomas Foley Tearful Memories of a Royal Visit
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 5 Thomas Rees 1815-85 Thomas Rees, an eminent preacher who knew the inside of a debtors' prison, received but three months' formal education ...
Title Page of Skeel's Manuscript
Through Riot and Duel to Parliament By E. VERNON JONES No man of all those who have appeared on Carmarthen's ancient political stage achieved more eminent heights ...
References 1 Wm. Spurrell, Carmarthen and Its Neighbourhood, 1879, p. 49. 2 Ibid, p. 70. 3 This song, comprising ten stanzas, is reproduced in its entirety in The ...
Tithes Computation Act I've tried researching this act, but can't find reference to it explicitly. Could it be a typo by the essayist, or by Jenkins himself? Could ...
'To Supply the Sick Poor' By D. L. BAKER-JONES, J.P, M.A., F.S.A. County Record Office, Carmarthen 'At a numerous and highly influential Meeting of the Nobility, ...
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Town and Castle Go Gay By EIRWEN JONES, B.A. Llandeilo County Secondary School The glowing history of the illustrious house of Dynevor was perpetuated on Thursday ...
Trade of Llanelly Position of the Port. Llanelly is situated on the Burry Estuary, a wide open inlet which lies on the eastern side of Carmarthen Bay, bounded on ...
TREFENTY Some Observations and Reflections By Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., D.L., F.S.A., Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary My introduction to Trefenty came ...
National Library of Wales G. G. T. TREHERNE
Trevor Jones Titles: Perlau Taf
Tribute to an Historian 'To lead in a special field of knowledge is a great, but not inordinately rare distinction. But to conquer for oneself from scratch a whole ...
Tumbling to a Conclusion A puzzle that invites speculation is the origin of the name Tumble. Ready made is the solution deriving from the fact that the place lies ...
Twelve Months in a Victorian Gaol By E. Vernon Jones Official records are often tantalizingly brief and, what is more, notorious for what they neglect to say. Yet ...
References 1 See page 22 supra for a contemporary reference to the Silent System by Betsey Thompson.
Twice a Heretic 'Beibl Peter Williams' has held a special place in the affections of Welsh people for two centuries, thousands of copies having been printed in one ...
Footnotes 1 West Marsh is near Llanmiloe and within the site of the Proof and Experimental Establishment.

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