1870

  • Jun 24/6 John Bowen, master mariner of Ruth buried in St Mary’s Church cemetery aged 59
  • Sept St Mary’s Church –  seating capacity increased by 60
  • Black Swan timber for Ald Tom Davies, abandoned on the Banks of Newfoundland
  • 4/9 Jane Charles wi of David, coach prop. aged 40, William St buried in St Mary’s Church cemetery

    20-21/9 1870 Third Capel Mair reopened. Special services were held. Builder J. R. Daniel.

  • Oct Bridge widened by 6ft – facing sea
  • 24/10 1870 Revd W. Meidrym Jones installed  as minister of Tabernacl (until 1877)
  • Nov Mayor John James James