January Mercantile Yard Steam saw mills installed.
3/2 David Davies MP unopposed for the Borough
10/2 Election T E Lloyd (Cons) 1850; Evan M. Richards (Lib) 1635
April David Davies made his maiden speech on the Malt Bill
1/6 Election: William Woodward unopposed
31/7 Lizzie Ellen 200 tns launched by John Williams
August Brickyard supplied bricks to Dublin
5/8 Headmaster of the Grammar School D M Palmer
4/9 Bath House Coachbuilders opened
October Headmaster Board School Urien Rheged
November Elections: D G Davies 207; Stephen Davies, Pendre (Lib) 268; John Lewis, Royal Arms 229; Thomas Parker, Black Lion (Con) 191; William Williams Smith (Con), ex mayor 198; John Williams, chemist (Lib) 284
December Headmaster Board School Thomas Rees
post 25/12 Revd William Davies. Capel Mair moves to Tabernacl, Llandeilo.