1822 in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1822 to
Walesand its people.
Prince of Wales- "vacant"
Princess of Wales- "vacant"
*April - Launch of the Chester Cymmrodorion Society.
*Beginning of "Rhyfel y Sais Bach", a dispute over
enclosures in Pembrokeshire.
trams begin a passenger service between Tredegarand Newport.
*St David's College, Lampeter, is founded.
Sir Thomas Philipps, 1st Baronet, establishes a private printing press in Broadway Tower on his estate at Middle Hill in Worcestershire.
*Sir William Lloyd journeys through the foothills of the Himalayas as far as Boorendo Pass.
Arts and literature
*John Hughes - "An Essay on the Ancient and Present State of the Welsh Language"
William Owen Pughe- "Hu Gadarn"
John Montgomery Traherne- "Lists of Knights of the Shire of Glamorgan"
Stephen Llwyd- "Caerllyngoed" ( hymn tune)
January 2- William Basil Jones, bishop (d. 1897)
March 2- Michael D. Jones, Patagonian settler (d. 1898)
August 3- John Rhys Morgan, minister, teacher and poet (d. 1900)
October 27- Aneurin Jones(Aneurin Fardd), writer (d. 1904)
December 15- Edward Stephen(Tanymarian), musician (d. 1885)
March 30- David Thomas (Dafydd Ddu Eryri), poet, 62
June 5- George Lewis, theologian, 59
*"date unknown" -
Stephen Kemble, actor, brother of Sarah Siddons(b. 1758)
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