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A Champion of Women's Rights By E. Vernon Jones The presence of obstreperous antagonists might easily have turned a harmless situation into an ugly incident at Carmarthen ...
Before It's Forgotten Workhouse Days Remembered (The following account of his early experience as Porter at Carmarthen Workhouse has been compiled from information ...
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 ...
Fingers of Forsaken Stone The Story of Glanbran By E. Vernon Jones For more than forty years the ruins of Glanbran have caught the eye of travellers between Llandovery ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 8 Francis Green, 1853-1942 Francis Green, genealogist and local historian, was born an eldest son on 15th December 1853 1 in St. Mary Street ...
An Ancient Story Ends In Ruin Among those houses that have long been landmarks to Carmarthenshire people, but now being menaced by the engines of demolition, is the ...
Editorial To stand in the silent hall of a deserted country mansion and there contemplate the processes of ruin and decay that follow the flight of the last unwilling ...
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 ...
GLO CARREG Memories of the Anthracite Coalfield by The Rt. Hon. JAMES GRIFFITHS, C.H., M.P. Minister of National Insurance 1945-50, Secretary of State for the Colonies ...
Pentwyn Academy By GWILYM EVANS, M.SC., Aberystwyth PENTWYN farm lies in the parish of Llannon in south-east Dyfed near the boundary of Llanedy parish, and overlooks ...
A Bishop Who Worked In Chaos By E. VERNON JONES A classical historian of high repute who was buried in Westminster Abbey after serving half a life-time as Bishop ...
Departed Glories of the Grey Friars By Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D., F.S.A. In this paper I shall discuss a manuscript compiled over four hundred and fifty years ...
A Home is a House is a Ruin Pictured here is Coalbrook House, Pontyberem, a building dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, with some later alterations. At one ...
Project Summary The aim of this project is to make The Carmarthenshire Historian : Searchable. Widely available (free of charge). Extendable a living, breathing ...
Highlights For those readers on a time budget I've collected some highlights from The Carmarthenshire Historian , in no particular order: Miss Nightingale Grieves ...
Editorial Readers of the earlier volumes of The Carmarthenshire Local History Magazine who may have been deceived by the new name under which the present issue appears ...
Driving an Iron Road Through the Hills By G. F. GABB, M.A. By 1858, the Llanelly Railway and Dock Company, with its lease of the Vale of Towy line, had penetrated ...
History of the Mynydd Mawr by Huw Owen, Hons. History Student, Aberystwyth U.C.W. Research into the history of one's local area will immediately prove its value to ...
Editorial Local history is a subject which offers a fascinating variety of topics and a fund of inexhaustible knowledge not only to the professional historian, but ...
Authors D. L. Baker-Jones Susan Beckley P. K. Crimmin David James Davies Gwilym Evans Michael C. S. Evans T.J. Evans T. L. Evans G. F. Gabb Noel Gibbard Rt. Hon. ...
Life in Seventeenth Century Carmarthenshire By MOELWYN WILLIAMS, M.A., PH.D., Keeper of Printed Books, National Library of Wales In the seventeenth century and the ...
The Borough of Llanelly Its Growth and Local Government Glyndwr Rebelliona Turning Point. The legacy of stagnation inherited by the Borough following the Owain Glyndwr ...
Sin-eating in the Amman Valley By HUW WALTERS, B.LIB. A biography which recently proved to be of considerable interest to me was that written by Paxton Hood on the ...
A Prime Minister's Carmarthenshire Postbag By Roland Thorne, M.A. Among those who wrote from Carmarthenshire to Prime Minister William Pitt the younger it might be ...
A Caballero from Hendy In his last years before he died in 1957 William Samuel Thomas of Llettycaru, Croesyceiliog, Carmarthen set down something of his life-story ...
Madam Bevan 1697-1779 by G.J. Thomas, M.A. South East Carmarthenshire was a centre of educational activity during the latter part of the 17th century and the early ...
St Clears in the Middle Ages 1100 1500 by D. ARWYN THOMAS, B.A. Ysgol Gruffydd Jones, St. Clears. St. Clears makes only a brief but nevertheless dramatic appearance ...
Before It's Forgotten The Garn-lwyd Owenite Community It has long been known that, between 1847 and 1855, a co-operative settlement existed at Garn-lwyd, somewhere ...
Richard Tibbot, Itinerant Preacher By GOMER M. ROBERTS, M.A., President of the Calvinistic Methodist Historical Society Richard Tibbot (1719-98) was a native of Llanbryn ...
Rural Rides of Long Ago By A. B. Randall, B.Sc. (Econ.) In 1762, just two years before he died, the Rev. Thomas Price, former rector of Merthyr Tydfil, spent eight ...
Betsey Thompson Comes to Carmarthen By A. B. Randall, B.SC.(ECON.), M.R.T.P.I. WEBPERMISSION A. B. Randall In the summer of 1834, twenty-five year old Betsey Thompson ...
Carmarthen and Merlin the Magician By ALAN B. RANDALL, B.SC. (ECON.), M.R.T.P.I. WEBPERMISSION Alan B. Randall Among the characters of early romance few have held ...
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 ...
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen by A.G. Prys-Jones, O.B.E. M.A. A New Type of School. The Tudor period saw the establishment of a new type of educational ...
Poor Cambriol's Lord Sir William Vaughan (1577-1641) Colonial Pioneer, Writer and Agricultural Reformer by A.G. Prys-Jones, O.B.E., M.A. SIR William Vaughan, brother ...
Exercise in Face Saving by D. J. PRICE, M.A. This contribution is an edited extract from notes left by the late Mr. D. J. Price, a native of Llanddarog and sometime ...
More about Mots Readers who were intrigued by his reference at page 13 to a fancy 'Mot' in William Davies's Crimea letters published in Vol. VI of The Carmarthenshire ...
A Day in Newcastle Emlyn By Canon D. PARRY-JONES, B.A. Author of Welsh Country Upbringing, etc. SOME few years ago I spent a very enjoyable and profitable day at ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR BAPTIST HISTORIAN Sir, I was interested in the article about Joshua Thomas, the great Baptist historian ( The Carmarthenshire Historian, Vol ...
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, ...
'Change and Decay....' The old church at Llanybri, familiarly known as Yr Hen Gapel, is fast falling into decay and lack of money may mean that it will not survive ...
Fred J. Morgan Titles: Volume 1 Editorial Volume 2 Editorial
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 ...
Admiral Sir Thomas Foley By Thomas Lloyd, M. A. Passed without notice was the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the death of one of the most distinguished of ...
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 ...
Aberglasney's Catalogue of Weal By H. J. LLOYD-JOHNES, O.B.E., F.S.A. Going through some old papers recently, I came across a copy of the Sale Catalogue of Surplus ...
A House That Borrow Admired By H. J. LLOYD-JOHNES, O.E.E. (TODO Check name O.E.E.? Home.ChrisJones) Chairman of the Historic Buildings Council for Wales I write ...
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 ...
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. ...
Perlau Taf By TREVOR JONES, B.SC., PH.D. MENTION of Perlau Tf nowadays conjures up thoughts of the Welsh Pop Group, who hail from Whitland (Hen-Dy Gwyn-ar-Df), ...
Trevor Jones Titles: Perlau Taf
More About a "Becca" Character By Dr. Peter M.S. Jones David Williams' definitive text The Rebecca Riots included a great deal of information about the leading rioters ...
A Patriot From Without By J. F. JONES, B.SC. THIS is the story of a well educated man who was offered an appointment but declined to accept it, yet some years later ...
An Historical View of Iscoed By D. Gerald Jones, Q.F.S.M., B.SC. On an eminence, commanding unrestricted views of beautiful Carmarthen Bay and the picturesque village ...
Carnawllon, Commote of Uncertain Name By D. GERALD JONES, O.B.E., B.SC. The Celts, who began to occupy Britain nearly 2,500 years ago, were organised in small kingdoms ...
An Artist in Peace and War By EIRWEN JONES, B.A. Carey Morris, artist, was born in Llandeilo, the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Boynes Morris on May 17, 1882. He ...
Another Star in Glory By EIRWEN JONES, B .A. (1) It was not the lurch of the dog-cart leaving the Llanfynydd by-way for the wider Towy Valley road that made the boy ...
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 ...
Llandeilo Church's Lost Treasure A collection of facsimile copies assembled by the Vicar of Llandeilo Fawr, the Rev. Desmond Price, has revived interest in the famous ...
Before It's Forgotten A Carmarthenshire Settler in Cornwall The eighteenth century saw the rise of Cornish copper mining from modest output to a boom of world significance ...
Some References to the Cattle Drovers and Carmarthen by E. O. James, B.Sc. Prior to the development of important industries, Wales' chief produce lay in the breeding ...
Some Facets of Carmarthenshire History by Eynon Lloyd Hughes, F.R.S.A. Carmarthenshire is the largest county in Wales, with an area of 588,472 acres. The county is ...
A Sample of Coercive Landlordism By DAVID W. HOWELL, M.A., PH.D. History Department, University College, Swansea WEBPERMISSION David Howell. Throughout the centuries ...
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in the Seventeenth Century by BENJAMIN HOWELL, M.A., the Present Headmaster (1966) This article is an appendix to the account of the ...
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 ...
'Shakespeare y Cymry' a Chaerfyrddin gan W. J. HARRIES, M.A. Pennaeth yr Adran Gymraeg, Ysgol Ramadeg y Gwendraeth. TODO Welsh speaker required to proof read! Home ...
Llanelli Schools 1800-1870 By NOEL GIBBARD, B.A., B.D. Minister of Beria, Bynea, Llanelli. Although 1800 is the convenient starting point for this study, previous ...
Building The Llanelly Railway By G. F. GABB, M.A. The Llanelly Railway and Dock Company, which originated as early as 1828, was initially concerned with transporting ...
Of Ells and Kilderkins By T. L. EVANS, B.A. After more than a century and a half a Carmarthen schoolboy's work-book has come to light. The book belonged to Henry ...
In Days of Christmas Green By T. L. EVANS, B.A. Christmas in 1868 was heralded early in December by advertisements in the Carmarthen newspapers which offered an abundance ...
How Ganymede Came to Carmarthen By T. L. EVANS, B.A. The railway came to Carmarthen on 17th September 1852, but the earliest railway company in Carmarthenshire was ...
David Archard Williams and His Times 1796-1879 By T. L. EVANS, B.A., Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen. DAVID Archard Williams was the son of a former curate ...
Modes and Manners in Another Age By T. L. EVANS, B.A., Queen Elizabeth Grammar School for Boys, Carmarthen. RESEARCH into the history of the Queen Elizabeth Grammar ...
Loitering in Guildhall Square, Carmarthen by T.J. Evans, M.B.E. This revered spot in the centre of the ancient borough of Carmarthen is alive with historic associations ...
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 ...
On the Farm a Century Ago by GWILYM EVANS, O.B.E., M.SC. HEOLDDU farm lies at the side of the road leading from Porthyrhyd to Cefneithin, and near the hamlet of Foelgastell ...
Merched Plwyf Llanddarog gan GWILYM EVANS, O.B.L., M.SC. (TODO needs proof-reading) PLWYF cymharol fach yw plwyf Llanddarog, yn Sir Gaerfyrddin, ond yr oedd yn ddigon ...
Guardians of the Needy Found Wanting A Study in Social Division during the Industrial Crisis of 1926 By David James Davies, B.A. There is a plethora of local studies ...
Samuel Pepys Cockerell His Work in West Wales, 17931810 By P. K. CRIMMIN, B.A., M.PHIL. Lecturer, Royal Holloway College, University of London. SAMUEL Pepys Cockerell ...
A Devil Who Cared for His Own. The Dolaucothi Murder Viewed Anew By Susan Beckley, B.A., D.A.A. More than a century ago, John Johnes of Dolaucothi in north Carmarthenshire ...
Bibles by Sea By SUSAN BECKLEY, B.A., D.A.A. Carmarthen Record Office Among its records of Llanddowror parish, the Carmarthenshire Record Office is fortunate to hold ...
'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, ...
A Victorian Childhood in Carmarthenshire By D. L. BAKER-JONES, J.P., M.A., County Record Office, Carmarthen GEORGE GILBERT TREHERNE TREHERNE, whose childhood re-collections ...
Pantglas and the Jones Families By D. L. BAKER-JONES, M.A., J.P., County Record Office, Carmarthen The history of the occupants of Pantglas in the parish of Llanfynydd ...
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 ...
EDWINSFORD A Country House and its Families by D. L. BAKER-JONES, M.A. Llandysul Grammar School. In 1803 a London antiquary spent several weeks travelling in South ...
An Erudite 'Squarson' By D. L. BAKER-JONES, J.P., M.A. A hundred years ago William Basil Jones, son of the squire of Gwynfryn in the north of Ceredigion, became Bishop ...
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 ...
Looking at Carmarthenshire Churches By D. L. BAKER-JONES, M.A. Llandysul Grammar School Very few of our ancient churches have survived intact in their original form ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 10 William Spurrell, 1813-89 William Spurrell, the third son of Richard and Elizabeth Spurrell was born at 13, Quay Street,1 Carmarthen ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 13 W. Llewelyn Williams, 1867-1922 In the early 1920s Wales lost through death a clutch of worthies who, in distinguishing themselves, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Some Bygone Social Frictions By E. Vernon Jones Frequent in the Police Information Book of Carmarthen Borough for 1865-6 (Museum 647) deposited at Carmarthen County ...
REVIEW Book: The Story of Carmarthen Authors: By Joyce and Victor Lodwick Reviewer: Editor V. G. Lodwick Sons Ltd., Carmarthen. 2.40 It is a pleasure to give a new ...
REVIEW Booklet: Llangunnor Author: Major Francis Jones Reviewer: E.V. Jones (Editor) The St Cynnwr Society. Price 5s. By a fortunate conjunction in the literary firmament ...
REVIEW Book: God Bless The Prince of Wales Author: Major Francis Jones Reviewer: E.V.J (Carmarthenshire Community Council, 7s. 6d.) The Investiture is now a vivacious ...
No Ordinary Courtier She When little Miss Murray found herself launched in a coracle on the river Towy in 1802 she could hardly have realised that this was an early ...
More about the other Llandilo The article on the Llandeilo artist Carey Morris, by Miss Eirwen Jones in Vol. XV of The Carmarthenshire Historian, has prompted Mrs ...
References Readers may recall that the Gospels of Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony, done in 1173, were sold at Sotheby's for more than 8,000,000 in December 1983 ...
References Information has been supplied, but interested readers may feel they would like to communicate with these correspondents. We should be glad to hear of other ...
Holiday Trains in 1865 The railways of the nineteenth century were a major factor in the development of the holiday industry and resorts like Weston-super-mare owed ...
Footnotes 1 This appraisal is contained in the entry on John Jones included in A Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen by T. R. Roberts, 1908. We are happy to publish another ...
References 'Fingers of Forsaken Stone: The Story of Glanbran', by E. Vernon Jones, in Vol. IX. Kilvert's note is an interesting confirmation of an oft-told tale. ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 14 Joshua Thomas 171997 Joshua Thomas, one of the most distinguished historians of early Nonconformity in Wales, was born the son of Morgan ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 12 Hugh Carleton Tierney 1842-1920 Like so many others, Hugh Carleton Tierney was a stranger who delved into the history of a new domicile ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee Dark Gate ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee Dark Gate ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee 16a Guildhall ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee 16a Guildhall ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee 16a Guildhall ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee 16a Guildhall ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee 16a Guildhall ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Volume XX Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Association of Voluntary Services 11-12 King Street, Carmarthen 1985 ISSN 0576 ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen 1982 ISSN 05767849 Contents: ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen ISSN 05767849 Contents: Betsey ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen 1980 ISSN 05767849 Contents: ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen 1979 ISSN 0576-7849 Contents: ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen 1978 Contents: 'To Supply the ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen 1977 Contents: Life in Seventeenth ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen 1976 Contents: A Victorian Childhood ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Dyfed Rural Council Dark Gate Chambers, Red Street, Carmarthen 1975 Contents: Pantglas and the ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee Dark Gate ...
The Carmarthenshire Historian Edited by E. Vernon Jones Published by Carmarthenshire Community Council Being the Journal of its Local History Committee Dark Gate ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 15 George Eyre Evans 1857-1939 In the league of indefatigable enquirers who have devoted their lives to the collection and recording of ...
References 1 Thus the birth registration, whereas the year of his birth is erroneously given as 1854 in Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig, 1941-50 and Who's Who in Wales (Cardiff ...
References This is undoubtedly a reference to Col. Audeley Lloyd of Court Henry. A severe wound in the hip left him with a limp. A kindly man who had a genuine concern ...
Before It's Forgotten Boy Pianist The note in The Carmarthenshire Historian, Volume IX, about the Woods of New Inn, Llandeilo was of great interest to me, as Lt. ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 9 Arthur Mee, 1860-1926 As is so often the case among those who examine the history of their environment, Arthur Mee was not a native of ...
References While touring Europe, Mrs. E. Eldridge of Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia made a sentimental pilgrimage to Llandeilo in July 1977 because she ...
An Arcadian In Parliament The Rise and Progress of William Williams, M.P. By E. VERNON JONES In 1804 a Carmarthenshire youth of sixteen, encumbered only by a small ...
An Adventurer Who Founded a Grammar School By E. VERNON JONES THE year 1976 marks the fourth centenary of the death of Walter Devereux, first earl of Essex, who died ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 1 Alcwyn Caryni Evans 1828-1902 by E. Vernon Jones ON Friday afternoon 14 March 1902 blinds were drawn and shutters raised throughout the ...
Agitator and Champion A political agitator and champion of the under-dog whose activities in Carmarthenshire and elsewhere prompted the Home Office to have him kept ...
A Tale of a Welsh Tester References in Colonel J. A. Lloyd's article on the early history of Court Henry, published in this volume, serve as reminders of interesting ...
A Poet Unearthed By D. C. JENKINS Thomas Jenkins, whose poetry is not now remembered, was born in Llandeilo, in 1774, the fifth of nine children of the second marriage ...
A Saint and His Progeny By E. Vernon Jones IN the summer of 1871 a boat glided pleasantly down the river Tywi from Carmarthen to Llanstephan, bearing with it young ...
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Jack D. Willson Titles: Talley House
Moelwyn Williams Titles: Life in Seventeenth Century Carmarthenshire
J. Williams Titles: The Borough of Llanelly
Huw Walters Titles: Sin-eating in the Amman Valley
G. G. T. Treherne Titles: AUTOBIOGRAPHY G. G. T. TREHERNE
Roland Thorne Titles: A Prime Minister's Carmarthenshire Postbag
William Samuel Thomas Titles: A Caballero from Hendy
G.J. Thomas Titles: Madam Bevan
D. Arwyn Thomas Titles: St Clears in the Middle Ages 1100 1500
R. O. Roberts Titles: Before It's Forgotten
Gomer M. Roberts Titles: Richard Tibbot, Itinerant Preacher
Alan B. Randall Titles: The Education of Young Ladies of Distinction Carmarthen and Merlin the Magician Betsey Thompson Comes to Carmarthen Rural Rides of Long Ago ...
A.G. Prys-Jones Titles: Poor Cambriol's Lord Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen
David Long Price Titles: Talley House
D. J. Price Titles: Exercise in Face Saving
T. H. Parry-Williams Titles: More about Mots
D. Parry-Jones Titles: A Day in Newcastle Emlyn
Huw Owen Titles: History of the Mynydd Mawr
Gwilym B. Owen Titles: The Edwardian Days of a Dafen Diarist LETTER TO THE EDITOR
W. H. Morris Titles: THE PAUL OF HAMBURG
Thomas Lloyd Titles: The Heritage of Lletty Mawr Admiral Sir Thomas Foley Tearful Memories of a Royal Visit
H. J. Lloyd-Johnes Titles: A House That Borrow Admired Aberglasney's Catalogue of Weal
John A. Lloyd Titles: The Early History of Court Henry, Dryslwyn
Anthony H. T. Lewis Titles: The Early Effects of Carmarthenshire's Turnpike Trusts, 1760-1800
E. Vernon Jones Titles: Volume 3 Editorial Tumbling to a Conclusion Before It's Forgotten Last Post REVIEW: Llangunnor Volume 4 Editorial Volume 6 Editorial Alcwyn ...
Dr. Peter M.S. Jones Titles: More About a "Becca" Character
J. F. Jones Titles: A Patriot From Without
Major Francis Jones Titles: The Grey Friars of Carmarthen Corporal Davies Goes to War Miss Nightingale Grieves to Say... Mystery In The Valley of Legend The Trail ...
D. Gerald Jones Titles: Carnawllon, Commote of Uncertain Name An Historical View of Iscoed
Eirwen Jones Titles: Town and Castle Go Gay Llandeilo Church's Lost Treasure Another Star in Glory An Artist in Peace and War
E. O. James Titles: Some References to the Cattle Drovers and Carmarthen
D. C. Jenkins Titles: A Poet Unearthed Before It's Forgotten
Eynon Lloyd Hughes Titles: Some Facets of Carmarthenshire History
David W. Howell Titles: A Sample of Coercive Landlordism
Benjamin Howell Titles: Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in the Seventeenth Century
J. Edmund Healy Titles: The Story of Coalbrook Colliery
W. J. Harries Titles: 'Shakespeare y Cymry' a Chaerfyrddin
Rt. Hon. James Griffiths Titles: Glo Carreg
Noel Gibbard Titles: Llanelli Schools 1800-1870
G. F. Gabb Titles: Driving an Iron Road Through the Hills Building The Llanelly Railway
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 ...
T.J. Evans Titles: Loitering in Guildhall Square, Carmarthen
Michael C. S. Evans Titles: The Pioneers of the Carmarthenshire Iron Industry
Gwilym Evans Title: Merched Plwyf Llanddarog On the Farm a Century Ago Pentwyn Academy
David James Davies Titles: Guardians of the Needy Found Wanting
P. K. Crimmin Titles: Samuel Pepys Cockerell: His Work in West Wales, 17931810
D. L. Baker Jones Titles: Looking at Carmarthenshire Churches The Carmarthen Eisteddfod of 1867 An Erudite 'Squarson' A Victorian Childhood in Carmarthenshire The ...
Susan Beckley Titles: Bibles by Sea A Devil Who Cared for His Own.
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Carmarthenshire Local History Magazine Contents: HistoryOfTheMynyddMawr History of the Mynydd Mawr Loitering in Guildhall Square, Carmarthen Poor Cambriol's Lord ...
Talley House (Ground Floor)
Pantglas Mansion The picture of Pantglas on page 15 above is from a photograph taken prior to 1871 by C. S. Allen of Tenby, and kindly made available by the Friends ...
Hermione Jennings Acknowledgment. The illustration of Hermione Jennings on page 28 above is taken from a cont drawing kindly made available by her granddaughter ...
Journal of a Young Lady of Fashion Part II By Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., D.L. Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary The journal of Agnes Hermione Jennings of ...
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Llangwm Fisherwoman, a portrait by Carey Morris.
Carey Morris, a Self Portrait.
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References 1 See Carmarthenshire Historian Vol XV, 'The Families of Berllandywyll' by Major Francis Jones. 2 See Carmarthenshire Antiquary, Vol 3, 1961, p. 202, ...
Letters to the Editor THE WORKHOUSE REMEMBERED Sir, Thank you for the Carmarthenshire Historian. I always find them most interesting. The Workhouse memories of Mr ...
References 1 No. 13, demolished when Coracle Way was constructed, is one of the central pair of houses in the group of buildings in the foreground on the right of ...
References 1 Christmas Evans, the Preacher of Wild Wales, London, 1881. 2 ibid., p. 23. 3 See 'The life and times of John Aubrey' in Oliver Lawson Dick Aubrey's Brief ...
References 1 R. J. Olney, Lincolnshire Politics 1832-1885 (Oxford, 1973), p. 35. 2 Ibid., pp. 34-5. 3 National Library of Wales (henceforward N.L.W.), Margam and ...
Portraits and Pictures in Old Carmarthenshire Houses by Major FRANCIS JONES Wales Herald Extraordinary County Archivist of Carmarthenshire Readers will have noticed ...
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 ...
Australia's Llandeilo Flag Reference in Vol. XV of The Carmarthenshire Historian at page 42 ('An Artist in Peace and War', by Miss Eirwen Jones) to the flag designed ...
Letter to the Editor AN UNCOMMON CABMAN Sir, Some time ago I read with interest in one of the issues of The Carmarthenshire Historian an article on the Gwynne Family ...
Abstract of the Averages of the weekly expenditure of the Infirmary for two years commencing the 5th April 1849 to the 27th March 1851 showing the average cost per ...
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 ...
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 ...
References 1 D. Williams, The Rebecca Riots, 1971, p.288; note 81, p.349. 2 H. Tobit Evans, Rebecca and her Daughters, 1910, p.169. 3 E. Lewis Evans, Hanes Pontardulais ...
Miss Jennings Abroad by Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., F.S.A., Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary To many Britons, travelling in 18th and 19th century Europe ...
Journal of a Young Lady of Fashion By Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., D.L. Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary Among the more interesting documents preserved in ...
References 1 T. Mason 'The General Strike', Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Labour History, 33 (1976), p.55. 2 P. Jeremy, 'Life on Circular 703: the Crisis ...
Acknowledgement The drawings reproduced on the cover and page 9 were done by Mrs. E. M. Lodwick, Carmarthen, who also prepared for reproduction the illustrations ...
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 ...
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 ...
The illustration, which shows Quay Street, Carmarthen early in this century, is taken from an engraving by W. Jones, Principal of Carmarthen School of Art from a ...
Letters to the Editor SECRET SOCIETY Sir, The other day, in Brecon Library, I came across a slight mention of the Society of Sea-Serjeants, the secret society with ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 7 Eliezer Williams 1754-1820 Eliezer Williams, historian and genealogist, was a clergyman who founded a grammar school at Lampeter, where ...
One of Henry's Headings
A Schoolboy's Sign Manual
References 1 Dean A. P. Stanley in his funeral sermon reprinted in the preface to Letters to a Friend (Richatd Burnley Son, London, 1882). 2 According to its transactions ...
A Novelist Remembered Sixty years ago the Welsh authoress, Allen Raine, died at Bronmor, Tresaith in June 1908 and was buried at neighbouring Penbryn Church. Anne ...
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 ...
View from the South. October 1968. View from the North. October 1968.
View from the East. April 1966. View from the West. October 1968.
Before It's Forgotten Hoard of Shoes The appeals by The Carmarthenshire Historian for information about interesting by-gones reminds me that the Dryslwyn toll-house ...
Penurious Authors' Benefactor The reception attended by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Stationers' Hall in March 1968 to celebrate the one hundred and fiftieth ...
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 ...
Appendix Following is a list of teachers taken from the Census Returns of 1841 and 1851. Teachers in Llanelli and District, 1841. Name. Age. Address. David Treharne ...
References 1 For the background see: History of Carmarthenshire, ed. J. E. Lloyd, vol. ii, 181-4; "S.L." in a series of articles on Llanelli Schools in The Llanelly ...
Five Roads School (Reproduced from Architect's drawings, 1862. CRO, Educ. 262)
(Reproduced from Architect's drawings, 1855. CRO, Educ. 276)
References 1 Nichols, Literary Illustrations, 1828, V. pp. 1-60. 2 D.N.B. 3 For the Stepney family see West Wales Historical Records, VII. pp. 109-142, and R. Harrison ...
APPENDIX I wish to acknowledge my thanks to Mr. E. D. Jones, F.S.A., C.B.E., of the National Library of Wales, for giving me the following quotations from the works ...
References 1 A Tour Throughout South Wales and Monmouthshire by J. T. Barber, F.S.A., London, 1803. 2 Annals of Counties and County Families of Wales by Thomas Nicholas ...
A Disused Drift Mine near Penygroes
Acknowledgement For permission to use the cover illustration we are indebted to Mrs. E. M. Lodwick, whose pen has preserved an impression of a piece of old Carmarthen ...
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 ...
Betsey Thompson Remembered Readers of Betsey Thompson's account of her journey to Carmarthen in 1835, retold by Mr. A. B. Randall in Volume XVIII of The Carmarthenshire ...
References See 'Fingers of Forsaken Stone: The Story of Glanbran', The Carmarthenshire Historian, vol. IX, 1972.
References 1 Who's Who in Wales (Western Mail, 1921). 2 Still Digging (Michael Joseph, 1955), pp.81-2 3 Arthur Arnold, A Winding Trail (Western Mail, 1943), pp.26 ...
References The Journeys of Sir Richard Colt Hoare through Wales and England 1793-1810, edited by M.W. Thompson (Alan Sutton, 1983), p.214.
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 ...
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. ...
ADMIRAL SIR THOMAS FOLEY 'A sketch taken from Beechey's portrait reproduced in The Red Dragon 1884, Vol. VI'
References 1 See in particular The Red Dragon 1884, Vol. VI, (pp.97 forward and 193 fwd.), upon which much of the material for this article (particularly the quotations ...
References 1 Last of the Vaughans of Golden Grove. Dying without legitimate issue, he left his estates to his friend John Campbell of Stackpole, 1st Baron Cawdor ...
David Long Price (1833-1898) and Susanne Peel (1839-1905) about the time of their marriage (1868)
Talley House (1903)
Daniel Price (1749-1815)
Minyrafon, Tha Parade.
References 1 Roger Fulford, Votes for Women (Faber 1957), p. 143. 2 Girton College Register, according to which the name Holme was originally Hulme. 3 I am indebted ...
The illustration, which shows the wine and spirit stores of Mrs. Catherine Bright and her Half Moon Hotel at the corner of Blue Street and Dark Gate, Carmarthen, ...
The illustration shows Carmarthen County Gaol, demolished in 1938, as it appeared after alterations, which included the blocking up of the pedestrian entrance, replaced ...
References 1 History of Caio, by Fred S. Price, 1904. 2 National Library of Wales: Dolaucothi MSS. L 10419. 3 Diary of Charlotte Johnes, Friday 29th December, 1876 ...
References 1 Father of Francis Green, the noted antiquary, who was then a lad of eleven.
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 ...
Missing Volumes Hurrah! I now have in my possession a full set all 20 volumes of The Carmarthenshire Historian .
Cover. The illustration is reproduced from a drawing by Ferryside artist Gordon Stuart.
Canon D. Parry-Jones The Carmarthenshire Historian deeply regrets to record the death of the Rev. Canon Daniel Parry-Jones which occurred at his home in Newport, ...
Diaries of a Doctor's Wife By Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., F.S.A., Wales Herald of Arms Extraodinary Few sources bring more satisfaction to the historian, particularly ...
Things to do Click on a topic below, when you are in the topic search for the word TODO , next to it you'll find a description of the work that remains. List: SEARCH ...
Here are some links I found useful during this project: Wikipedia Carmarthenshire section of GENUKI Listings and Extracts from The Carmarthenshire Antiquary (GENUKI ...
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References 1 See page 22 supra for a contemporary reference to the Silent System by Betsey Thompson.
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 ...
Rent Roll of Carmarthen Corporation 1678 By Major FRANCIS JONES , C.V.O., T.D., F.S.A., Wales Herald Extraordinary AMONG Lord Dynevor's family muniments preserved ...
Mystery In The Valley of Legend A Quest For Cadifor's Court By Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D., D.L. Wales Herald Extraordinary County Archivist of Carmarthenshire ...
Miss Nightingale Grieves to Say... Among the soldiers who took part in the Crimean War was Howell Evans, the son of one of the tenants of the Glaspant estate in northwest ...
Marching with Thomas Skeel by Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D., F.S.A., Wales Herald Extraordinary AMONG documents deposited in the Carmarthenshire Record Office ...
Letter to the Editor 'GOLCH TREFENTY' Sir, Those readers familiar with my contribution on Trefenty in the last issue of The Carmarthenshire Historian may recall that ...
Laques and its Families By Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D., D.L., F.S.A., Wales Herald Extraordinary Just over a mile due west from Llanstephan, the old mansion ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 11. James Howell, son of the vicarage. by Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., D.L., F.S.A., Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary Three hundred ...
Cwmgwili and Its Families By Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., D.L., F.S.A., Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary Some time after I came to live in the county town ...
Cwmgwili and Its Families PART II By Major FRANCIS JONES, C.V.O., T.D., D.L., F.S.A., Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary The story of Cwmgwili the house that overlooks ...
Cwm (Coomb): A Carmarthenshire House and its Families By Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D. Wales Herald Extraordinary In The Annals and Antiquities of the Counties ...
Corporal Davies Goes to War Letters Tell of Crimean Campaign by Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D., D.L. Wales Herald Extraordinary County Archivist of Carmarthenshire ...
Before It's Forgotten A Famous Conductor The enquiry by Mrs. C. Lewis, Gwynea, Llandeilo in Volume VII of The Carmarthenshire Historian regarding the history of the ...
Ave Atque Vale A Brief Review of the History of the Quarter Sessions in Carmarthenshire By Major Francis Jones, C.V.O., T.D., F.S.A., Wales Herald of Arms Extraordinary ...
References 1 Ancestor of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, who is descended through his son John, Earl of Carbery. The Princess's participation in the school ...
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 ...
Before It's Forgotten A Doctor Remembers Castle Hill House, 1 Spilman Street, Carmarthen was built in 1815. On the north-west corner of the house there is a large ...
Editorial Thumb the stones in the parishes of local history and pages unfold; lift the turf and the evidence of human sojourn is uncovered. Everywhere the seals of ...
References 1 Pigot and Co's Direstory, 1835. 2 H. Williams, Stage Coaches in Wales (Stewart Williams, 1977). 3 A. H. Dodd, Life in Wales (Batsford, 1972). 4 H. Carter ...
The Gaol Precinct based on Mus. 5027, Carmarthen Record Office.
The County Gaol as originally designed by John Nash.
A view of Carmarthen from the south-west, from a drawing by Betsey Thompson circa 1839.
Betsey Thompson aged 18 years (copied from an original by Sarah Anne Richards ne White 1974)
References 1 The !McKinley Tariff Act, 1890 erected an extremely high protective barrier against imparts into the U.S.A. which had serious effect on the steel and ...
APPENDIX A Precis of a Particuler of the Laques estate owned by William Lloyd at the time of his death in July 1855 In Llanstephan parish Laques mansion and demesne ...
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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 ...
Lady Cecil Rice, Baroness Dynevor (d. 1793), from a portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
References 1 Trevelyan, M. The Land of Arthur, John Hogg, London 1895. 2 Jarman, A. O. H. The Legend of Merlin, University of Wales Press, Cardiff 1960. Jarman, A ...
Letters to the Editor IN PURSUIT OF DROVERS Sir, I should be most grateful for your help over a book that I am preparing on the drove roads of Wales. I should very ...
ATTACHURL /bird.jpg THE BIRD IN HAND, The corner entrance and adjoining window are alterations of recent years.
ATTACHURL /alcwyn.jpg ALCWYN CARYNI EVANS An inscription on the back of the photograph, afterwards coloured, says it was taken when he was 31 years old and painted ...
ATTACHURL /holgraph1.jpg A holograph note by Alcwyn Evans in his copy of Spurrell's History of Carmarthen.
Photo by B. S. WARD, A. M. T. P. I., Ferryside.
Carmarthenshire Local History Edited by Fred J. Morgan, B.A. Published on behalf of the Carmarthenshire Community Council. Contents: Editorial Madam Bevan Queen Elizabeth ...
Before It's Forgotten John Thomas His Book In the early part of the nineteenth century, John Thomas occupied the farm of Bryndu Isaf, near Maesybont, which he rented ...
Before It's Forgotten Night Out A story my father used to tell concerned a woman known by some such nick-name as Ann the Pudding (I can't quite remember), who lived ...
Reproduced by permission of the British Library (permission given for the original booklet Home.ChrisJones) Merlin reading his propehcies. Cotton MS. Claudius B ...
Reproduced by permission of the National Library of Wales. (permission given for the original booklet Home.ChrisJones) Merlin Ambrosius, from Thomas Heywood's 'Life ...
COVER The reproduced print shows the east front of Newton House, otherwise known as Dynevor Castle, after alterations carried out in 1720.
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1 The Welsh Ports, p. Fl. A. Lewis. 2 Miscellaneous Documents of ID. of L. Vol. 120. 3 A New Present State of England, vol. 1, p. 1727. B.M. 4 Tours through Wales ...
Acknowledgements Thanks are gratefully rendered to the National Trust, by whose kind permission the photograph of the Cotehele bedhead is reproduced on page 81; to ...
From the topic SamuelPepysCockerell: The Tenby public baths were Cockerell's first and last public building in Wales and he accepted no further commissions here. ...
References 1 George Eyre Evans, "Carmarthenshire Schools", Transactions of the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society, Part XLI, p.16. 2 J. V. Lodwick, The Story of ...
Editorial That history repeats itself is a proposition commended by all and supported by none. Thus we are persuaded by the pundits, but still keep an open ear for ...
Editorial It is with pleasure we present the second volume of the Local History of Carmarthenshire. The main themes of this volume are the growth of Llanelly as an ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Letter to the Editor 'NOT SO INEPT' Sir, I would like to comment on the note on John Jones (1772-1837) of Derwydd, Llandybie (Vol. viii, 1971, pp. 77-8), where it ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 3 John Jones 1772 1837 Little is known of the early life of John Jones, barrister, translator and historian beyond the solitary fact that ...
Poll Book for the 1722 Parliamentary Election1 The Local History Committee hope to publish in future issues of this magazine original manuscripts relating to Carmarthenshire ...
FootNotes 1 Cotehele House (National Trust, 1976), p. 19.
The Welsh bedhead at Cotehele. The other pictorial panels are: Top left: A shield, on which are represented the Five Wounds of Christ and the emblems of the Passion ...
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 ...
Ancient windows at Court Henry, blocked up during alterations to the house.
Llanpumsaint School (on right) and House (on left), with Willams inset. Since the picture was taken many years ago, the creeper has been removed.
In this cartoon, published after Williams announced his retirement from Parliament, the 'Alterative' medicine and the 'Doulton Mixture' are the elixirs that made ...
The hustings at Kennington Green during the Lambeth Election of 1857, the last that Williams was obliged to contest.
William Williams, 1788-1865
References 1 Daniel Evans, The Life and Work of William Williams, M.P. (Gomerian Press, Llandyssul. 1939), p. 15. The author of this biography, from which the present ...
Ghost Hunting "It is my intention to publish before long a detailed study of the ghost stories of Dyfed," writes J. Towyn Jones, Brynsiriol, Carmarthen, who goes ...
References 1 Letters to a Friend, p. 43. 2 Ibid, p. 49. 3 Ibid, p. 53. 4 The London home of Evangelicalism and venue of many great meetings that examined the public ...
Small metal drinking cups
References 1 Probably Pinged, about 2 miles north-west of Pen-bre. 2 Maes Gwenllian, on the eastern bank of Gwendraeth Fach, near Cydweli, the home of Edward King ...
1 H. M. Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 16601840 (London, 1954), pp. 14-15. 2 F. Jenkins, Architect and Patron (London, 1961), pp. 87-88 ...
Letters to the Editor 'LAST POST' Sir, The article entitled "Last Post" in the preceeding issue of Carrnarthenshire Historian (Vol. III, 1966) reminded me of another ...
References 54 NLW. Cwmgwili DD, No. 113. 55 Ibid, No. 178. 56 CRO. Cwmgwili MSS, No. 450. The attitude of R. J. Llwyd is of particular interest when we recall that ...
This map of Newfoundland is taken from William Vaughan's The Golden Fleece (1626). Alternate image
National Library of Wales DR. RICHARD PRICE
References 1 English Farming Past and Present, p. 220. 2 Rev. Richard Price, D.D., F.R.S., the distinguished moral philosopher, political writer, theologian, authority ...
Pentwyn Academy, now an outbuilding that may be demolished.
Referenes 1 NLW. Cwmgwili MSS, No. 81. 2 Carms. Record Office, Cwmgwili MSS, Nos. 823, 825. 3 NLW. MS 7283C. 4 Dwnn, Heraldic Visitations, i, 171. 5 Printed in Arch ...
Memoria est thesaurus omnium rerum e custos. "Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things"
National Library of Wales REV. DAVID JAMES
National Library of Wales G. G. T. TREHERNE
References 1 See my Eglwys Cymmin, the Story of an old Welsh Church, Carmarthen 1918. (p. 43).
A Nash House Vanishes Early in August of this year Llysnewydd, the most imposing survival of John Nash's work in the county, disappeared with explosive suddenness ...
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 ...
CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIANS 6 M. H. Jones 1873-1930 Although he was not born in the county, the Rev. M. H. Jones qualifies as a Carmarthenshire historian by virtue ...
Gardde, St. Clears.
References 1 On the front, below the gable window, is the inscription: P. R. M. Anna Dorn. 1697. 2 This stone building still survives at Penpitch on the Laugharne ...
References 1 This man, named Marks, was the grandson of Joseph Marks, cooper of Llandyfaelog, and uncle to the painter Henry Stacey Marks, R.A. He went to Poland ...
A Contemporary Engraving of the Assembly Rooms.
Reproduced from an Estate Surveyor's drawing of 1830.
References 1 Miniatures of John and Mary Macnamara, executed by Cosway, were sold at Sotheby's in 1932. They were undoubtedly a handsome pair.
Letters To The Editor GLANBRAN'S LAST SURVIVOR Sir, I was given a copy of The Carmarthenshire Historian , Vol. IX, for Christmas. I am the last person living that ...
References 1 Rev. Dr. Maldwyn L. Edwards writing in Wesley Church, Carmarthen 1861-1961 Centenary Handbook. See also DWB. 2 "He John Wesley could not see among his ...
Iscoed: Mantelpiece.
House of Famous Memory A house with a famous association that has been left to deteriorate for many years is Iscoed, Ferryside from whence General Sir Thomas Picton ...
Iscoed, Ferryside.

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