1883

  • 01/03/1883 R F Gower, Castle Malgwyn cut first sod (Railway) at Crymych.
  • 03/03/1883 Mrs Robert E Rees, mayoress cut 1st sod (Railway) at Cardigan. Another banquet at Black Lion. 70 guests
  • July Mwldan Ragged School established by Rev D. Williams, Caersws [originally from the Mwldan]
  • 3/8 Victoria Coffee Tavern opened in Priory St
  • Sept Telephone lines built
  • November Elections: William James 184; Revd W. Jones 305; John Lewis 161; J. W. Meyler 206; Dr J. M. Phillips 312; W. C. Wilson 167
  • Harry Sims & Co. 1 week at Guildhall ‘East Lynne’, ‘Nobody’s Child’, ‘Leah the Jewish Maiden’, ‘Wages of Sin’
  • Death of Joseph Rees, chemist

Burials in the town cemetery:

  • SDD08 David DAVIES, Cardigan, St Mary’s, Quay St, 5 Mar 1883, 17, son of David & Margaret, tailor
  • SDD09 Martha GRIFFITHS, Cardigan, St Mary’s, High St, 20 Mar 1883, 60, spinster
  • SDD07 Margaret DAVIES, Cardigan, 22 Quay St, 11 Apr 1883, 57, widow of William
  • HH20 William LOWTHER, Cardigan, St Mary St, 11 Apr 1883, 68, gentleman
  • SDD06 Mary Anne MILES, Cardigan, St Mary’s, 1 Greenfield Sq, 26 Apr 1883, 26, wife of David (mariner)
  • EE09 Hannah Elizabeth WALTERS, Cardigan, St Mary’s, The Strand, 2 May 1883, 5, daughter of Dd P & Elizabeth
  • SA07 Hannah PHILLIPS, Cardigan, St Mary’s, 1 Albion Terr, 11 Jun 1883, 79, widow
  • SA10 Elizabeth DAVIES, Cardigan, St Mary’s, Pendre, 27 Jul 1883, 77, confectioner
  • NB08 Owen Picton DAVIES, Cardigan, St Mary’s, High St, 25 Sep 1883, 59, draper