22–31 January

  • 31 1970 (Sat.) Hundreds of farmers demonstrated during the visit of James Callaghan.
  • 31 1930 (Fri.) Cymmrodorion meeting at Capel Mair. John E. Jones, Llanbrynmair presented ‘Noson gyda’r delyn’.
  • 30 1950 (Mon.) Opening of the Public Library. Ald Griffith Davies JP, chairman of County Joint Library Committee. 5000 books; 2000 novels, 2500 non-fiction, 500 Welsh.
  • 30 1852 (Fri.) Sale of smack ‘Maria’ by David Roberts, at White Hart Inn.
  • 30 1682 (Fri.) ‘Paramour’ of Cardigan, master Phillip Picton,  took 100 meise of white herring to Falmouth
  • 29 1953 (Thurs.) Memorial clock for the Sports Pavilion ready to be installed. One small part damaged in transit! As soon as it will be repaired clock will be installed.
Sports Pavilion in Parc y Rifle. (The present day rugby club.)
Sports Pavilion in Parc y Rifle. (The present day rugby club.)
  • 28 1953 (Sat) ‘Lady Godiva rides again’ in the Pav.
  • 28 1951 (Sun.) Revd D. T. Price preached his first sermon at St Mary’s Church.  800 people present
  • 28 1825 (Fri.) John Jenkins paid to build steps to Shire Hall £5.18s
  • 27 1938 (Thurs.) Sacred Opera ‘Joseph’ by Joseph Parry with Priory Choir, Carmarthen, Annie Davies, Carmarthen and David Harry, Llwynhendy. At the Pavilion. Proceeds towards Bryn Salem Vestry, Cippin
  • 26 1897 (Maw.) A lecture was held at the Guildhall with Dr Rees, headmaster on “University Life Abroad”, drawing on his experiences in Berlin and Paris. The vicar chaired the meeting.
  • 26 1895 (Sat.) Meeting held in the offices of Evans & Stephens to form a new golf links at Gwbert
  • 26 1883 (Fri.) Eleanor Jones, 65 charged with stealing 24 sheets of notepaper and a small packet of envelopes from a shop at Llandysul. Pleaded guilty and said she had had a drop too much of beer. Sentenced to 18 months hard labour.
  • 25 1964 (Sat.) Roy Denvers and the Commancheros at Black Lion.
  • 25 1912 (Thurs.) Meeting in Guildhall agreed to begin work to establish the Pav.
  • 25 1879 (Mon.) An appeal for clothes for 50 children attending the Mwldan Bible Sunday School. All contributions thankfully received by Mr Nicholas, Brecon Old Bank.
  • 24 1887 (Mon.) Capt Gillespie buried in St Mary’s churchyard. He made important improvements in the lifeboat world.
  • 23 1951 (Tues.) Induction service of Revd D. T. Price at St Mary’s Church. 800 people attended. Queues started forming at 1.00 for the 2.00 service.
  • 22 1894 (Mon.) Burial Anne Wigley, 23 yrs old, Brick Packer, Lower Mwldan who lived with her widowed mother Margaret, 45 yrs old.

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