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Feb 21, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

When discontent among Carmarthenshire's rural poor boiled over in 1839, men dressed in drag and attacked the hated tollgate at Efailwen. Twice the gate was repaired ...

Feb 14, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

A young Pwllheli barmaid was tried at the Assizes - equivalent to today's Crown Court - in 1890 for sending libellous Valentine's letters. A master mariner was called a "dry land captain" in ...

Feb 6, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

As Britain marks 100 years since women (some, at least) were first allowed to vote, suffragettes naturally take the limelight. But many others, who were known as suffragists, also ...