Cardigan Streets (and some people) 25: yesterday and today
Something a little different this time:
Cardigan? Hasn’t changed a bit.
A quick glance at John Speed’s 1610 map of Cardigan confirms that the basic layout of the High Street and principal side streets of the town have not changed in over four hundred years. However, consideration as to the usefulness of various buildings have ensured that changes have occurred over the decades…
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CARDIGAN? HASN’T CHANGED A BIT?
Posted on 3 July 2020 by Archifdy Ceredigion Archives
A guest blog by William Howells, the former County Librarian and a native of Cardigan.
12 December (1986) Floods in the Mwldan again!
- 12 1986 (Fri.) Worst floods in living memory down in the Mwldan
- 12 1963 (Thurs.) Opening of Henry Tudor Restaurant, Priory St
- 12 1890 (Fri.) Burial of Joseph Clougher, High St,73, stationer
- 12 1867 (Thurs.) £4 missing from a missionary box at Bethania.
11 February (1861) New St. changes its name to Priory St.
- 11 1861 (Mon.) Priory St. named (from its original name of New St.).
19 January (1900) Napier St. now open
- 19 1900 (Fri.) Napier St. is now a public thoroughfare.