1820 in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1820 to
Walesand its people.
Prince of Wales- George, Prince Regent (until January 29, 1820)
Princess of Wales- Caroline of Brunswick(until January 29, 1820)
January 29- The Prince of Wales becomes King George IV on the death of King George III of the United Kingdom.
*The first "colliery school" in the South Wales coalfield is established at
Thomas Price (Carnhuanawc)founds a Welsh school at Gelli Felen.
Crawshay Baileybecomes a partner at Nant-y-gloironworks with his brother, Joseph Bailey.
Arts and literature
Felicia Hemans- "The Sceptic"
John Jones (Tegid)- "Traethawd ar Gadwedigaeth yr Iaith Gymraeg"
*Robert Jones - "Drych yr Amseroedd"
*Edward Jones - "Hen Ganiadau Cymru"
May 21- Sir Thomas Lloyd, 1st Baronet, politician and landowner (d. 1877)
June 20- Thomas Essile Davies(Dewi Wyn o Essyllt), poet (d. 1891)
September 5- Evan Jones (Ieuan Gwynedd), minister and journalist (d. 1852)
January 29- King George III of the United Kingdom, Prince of Wales 1751-1760, 81
June 16- Thomas Jones of Denbigh, Methodist preacher and writer, 64
June 27- William Lort Mansel, bishop and academic, 67
August 23- Edward Randles, harpist, 57
August 28- Henry Mills, musician, 63
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