15–21 October

  • 21 1871 (Sat.) NP Bank opened at no. 26 Quay Street
  • 20 1880 (Wed.) News reached Cardigan from Capt. D. Evans, master of the brig Gowerson, of Newport, that Mr. David James, husband of Mrs. M. E. James, milliner, of this town, had been lost at sea on the 6th inst.,  in a fearful storm on the coast of Spain.
  • 19  1956 (Fri.) Young Conservatives Whist Drive at the Guild Hall
  • 18 1880 (Thurs.) The Rev. W. Q. Davies, B.D., delivered the opening lecture in connection with the Cardigan Literary Society. The subject chosen was ‘Proverbs and their interpretation’ and the lecture was very able and interesting. Mr. T. Davies, Bank House, occupied the chair, and there was a very fair audience.
  • 17 1880 (Sun.) Ten persons were baptised in the river Teifi, at the Netpool, by the Rev. J. Williams, minister of Bethania Baptist Chapel, on Sunday afternoon last, in the presence of a large concourse of people. They were:

Griffith Griffith, son of Thomas Griffiths, grocer, Pendreuchaf; John Williams, son of William Williams, carpenter, Pendre isaf; David Jenkins, son of John Jenkins, waggoner, St. Mary’s St; James Thomas, sailor, Feidrfair; Anne Davies, daughter of Thomas Davies, a worker at Parcytrap; Anne Thomas, daughter to the wife of John Jenkins, stonemason, Pendre uchaf; Rachel Griffiths, daughter of John Griffiths, tinman, St Mary’s St; Frances Heyes, White Hart, St Mary’s St; Anne James, daughter of David James, Eben’s Lane and Margaret Jones, maidservant Mr Levi James, the ironmonger

  • 16 1951 (Tues.) The Arts Council of Great Britain present Twelfth Night at the Pav. Producer Kay Gardner; Décor. by Terence Morgan. Tickets 5/- and 3/6 reserved and 2/- unreserved.
  • 15 1968 (Mon.) First drug cases (use of methedrine) dealt by Cardigan magistrates. Aneurin James, chairman, a shade optimistically perhaps, said ‘We will nip this in the bud’.

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