1875

  • February Collegiate School opens
  • 5/6 Launch of the Elizabeth Ann for Capt. John Thomas
  • /7 David Davies (Dewi Dyfan) Bethania arrives from Aberdare
  • 10/8 Two die in Mwldan Floods
  • September Bonded Stores opened behind the Ship Inn
  • 29.10 Headmistress of the Board School Infants = Hannah Davies
  • November mayor Asa J. Evans.
  • 20/12 Board School Girls Headmistress Miss Lloyd
  • 29/12 Death of John James Jones, JP
  • Hope Chapel Pastors 7 Evans, Melcizedeck
  • CTivysideA – local pages increased from 1 to 2.

The following were buried in St Mary’s Church cemetery:

  • Owens, Elizabeth wi of Capt James 21/01/1875 aged 63 HPW16
  • Morris, Jane wi of John, 10 North Tce 05/03/1875 aged 54 MPG1
  • Jones, Anne wi of John 10/03/1875 aged 60 FHPW40
  • Davies, William Bowen dau of D G Davies 16/01/1875-18/03/1875 FHPW44
  • Phillips, William son of Thomas & Ann 20/03/1875 aged 16 MPN7
  • Williams, John, High St, chemist 31//07/1875 in 45th yr MPN1
  • Griffiths, Thomas Harries on board brig Leading Star on voyage from Shields to Folkestone on or about 28/11/1875 aged 40 MPD13
  • Owens, James Capt 12/12/1875 aged 66 HPW16
  • Griffiths, Esther wi of Benjamin 27/12/1875 aged 78 HPW20
  • Jones, Anne dau of David & Elianor 29/12/1875 aged 15 FHPW10