21 May (1818) Albion leaves Cardigan quay for America

  • 21 1989 (Sun.) Cardigan and district Independents Cymanfa Ganu. Conductor Revd Ifor ap Gwilym
  • 21 1989 (Sun.) Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Wales at the Catholic Church (Our Lady of Taper).
  • 21 1903 (Thurs.) Dr. Stephens, Tymawr appointed Medical Officer for Cardigan Union
  • 21 1818 (Thurs.) Albion left Cardigan quayside for America

20 May (1966) Roderic Bowen stepping down

  • 20 1990 (Sul) Cardigan and district Independents hold their centenary Cymanfa Ganu Conductor John S. Davies
  • 20 1966 (Fri.) In a meeting at Aberaeron former MP Roderic decides not to stand in any future election.

1966 General Election

D. Elystan Morgan (Labour) 11302 (37.1%)

Roderic Bowen (Liberal) 10779 (35.4%)

J. Stradling Thomas (Tory) 5893 (19.4%)

E. G. Millward (Plaid Cymru) 2469 (8.1%)

  • 20 1684 (Tues.) Good Behaviour of Cardigan, master Thomas Freeland sailed with a cargo of wine, ale and salmon to London.

8 May (1922) First operation at Cardigan Hospital

  • 8 1946 (Wed.) Reopening of Capel Mair vestry after refurbishment.
  • 8 1922 (Mon.) First operation performed at Cardigan Hospital by Sir John Lynn Thomas on an 18 year old St Dogmaels man. The operation saved his life.
  • 8 1879 (Thurs.) Hope Chapel foundation stone laid at 3.00 p.m by David Davies MP. Devotional service conducted by Rev Dr Rees, Swansea.