27 October (1973) Jeremy Thorpe in the Cliff; (1970) Gareth Edwards in the Rugby Club

  • 27 1973 (Sat.) Cardigan & District Liberal Association are addressed by Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe at the Cliff Hotel. Additional entertainment provided by Blaenporth Male voice choir.
Delfryn Owens, Brynmor Williams, Gareth Edwards, Col. Ben Jones, D. P. Thomas, Dyfed Davies

Delfryn Owens, Brynmor Williams, Gareth Edwards, Col. Ben Jones, D. P. Thomas, Dyfed Davies

  • 27 1970 (Tues.) Visit of Gareth Edwards to the Rugby Club to present coloured portraits to 3 local schoolboys: Brynmor Williams, Delfryn Owens and Dyfed Davies

8 August (1980) Bennett’s in the Eagle!

Phil Bennett pushing the pennies

Phil Bennett pushing the pennies

  • 8 1980 (Fri.) Phil Bennett visits the Eagle Inn to push a column of coins over in aid of Kidney research
  • 8 1976 (Sun.) National Eisteddfod: Children’s Cymanfa Ganu 2.30; Cymanfa Ganu at 8.00.
  •  8 1901 (Thurs.) Burial of Pleybert Ives, 36, a vendor of French Onions, who drowned in the Teifi.

10 July (1953) Who’s that? – Wally Barnes, of course!

  • 10 1953 (Fri.) Wally Barnes, Arsenal and Wales, was on holiday in Cardigan with his friend Aneurin James, Stepside Farm.
  • 10 1888 (Tues.) Foundation stone of the Brecon Old Bank was laid by Mrs. Lewis, wife of Mr. W. Lewis, J.P., the manager, in the presence of a large number of spectators.“The new building, when completed, will be very stately, and will form a very handsome addition to the business premises of the town.” The stone having been well and truly laid, the workmen, to the number of 44, were invited by the manager to a sumptuous dinner at the Coffee Tavern, prepared and served in first-class style by Mr. J. Carpenter.