1871

Census taken – population = 2599

  • Apr New Gates were built in front of the Gaol
  • 29/4 First recorded Barley Sat  (in CTA).
  • May 22/5 Mon Cannon was placed in front of Guildhall
  • Jun  Sir Thomas D. Lloyd MP for the Boroughs gave a cheque of £2.00 to the Mayor (Ald. J. J. Jones) to mount the Cannon – saved from Lower Market
  • Alterations to Bridge
  • 27/6 Public holiday on wedding of David Griffith Davies of Pantygrwndy and Miss Arabella Berrington.
  • Jul Edmond’s Menagerie
  • Aug Brickworks – William Woodward took over
  • Sept  Horticultural Show held in Market
  • Oct  21 /10 NP Bank opened 26 Quay Street
  • Nov Mayor W W Smith
  • Dec 20/12 Anne Bowen, dau of Owen & Margaret, Bridge St d at Hereford aged 25. Buried in St Mary’s Church cemtery