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Wales and the Drovers; the historical background of an epoch

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By P G Hughes, Foyles Welsh Co Ltd, London 1944

Indexed by Gareth Hicks Dec 2001

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The names of places are as shown in the book, many of them, particularly on pages 58-61, are there simply because they are listed on a particular drovers' route.

Contents

  • The Roast Beef of Old England
  • The Drovers
  • Links with the Outside World
  • Tolls and Tracks

Names       Places/events/sundry

Names

---, Dai Cantwr, 41---, Dewi Wyn, bard, Eifion, 20
---, Dic Sion Dafydd, drover, Cerrig-y-Druidion, 1689, 35---, Emrys ap Iwan, 10
---, Gerald the Welshman, 15---, John, waggoner, Tamworth, 1785, 51
---, Sion Dafydd, bard, C16, 18, 19---, Wil Gelynen, 20
Bakewell, Robert, agriculturalist, Dishley Farm/Loughborough/Leicestershire, 16Bint, Jack, drover, 24
Bos, ---, drover, 18, 24, 62Bulkeley, Thomas, squire, Henblas/Anglesea, 1734, 29
Carlo, the dog, 62Charles, Thomas [Rev], Bala, 1794, 35
Clough, ---Mr, drover, Llandrillo, 62Corbet, Edward [Esq], cattle breeder, Ynys y Maengwyn, 15
Craddock, Edmund, mayor, Leicester, 1657, 57Davies, Evan, drover, Radnorshire, 28
Davies, Robert [Bardd Nantglyn], poet, 45Eadnell, Richard, London, 1734, 29
Edwards, Lewis, 32Elis, Wil, drover, Trawsfynydd, 42
Evans, Benjamin, farmer-drover/preacher, Llanuwchlyn/Pembrokeshire, 1769, 32Evans, Jane, Ty'n y Waun, Cayo, 38
Gruffudd, Huw, blacksmith, Ty'nyffordd/Dolwyddelen, 47Hopcyn, Lewis, poet, Glamorgan, 1754, 39
Ifan, Richard, drover, Ty'n y Cwm, 31Johnes, Thomas, landowner, Hafod-Ychtrid/CGN, 15, 16
Jones, Dafydd, drover/hymnist, Caio, 33Jones, Hugh, drover, Bala, 34
Jones, Mathusalem, drover, Meifod/MGY, 30Jones, Michael, 32
Jones, Moses and Aeron, sons of Sion, drovers, Ty'n Pistyll/Dolwyddelen, 37Jones, Robert, drover, Bwlch Bach, 31
Jones, Thomas, drover, Ty Isaf, 34Jones, Thomas, blacksmith, Llansannan, 47
Jones, Thomas [Rev], Creaton, 1794, 35Lewis, Thomas, drover, 1734, 29
Lloyd, David, drover, 29Llwyd, Bleddyn, cattle breeder, Y Gorddinan/Dolwyddelen, 15
Mirehouse, ---Mr, landowner, Castle Martin/PEM, 15, 16Morus, Edward, drover/bard,Perthi Llwydion/DEN,32
Morus, Huw, bard, 32Newton, William, vintner, Leicester, 1657, 57
Parry, Hugh, drover, Penmorfa, 34Pritchard, ---Mrs, 19
Pritchard, ---Vicar, 24, 25Pugh, William, drover, Meifod/MGY, 30
Roberts, Elis [Elis y Cowper], 26Roberts, Thomas, drover, Llwyn Cwm, 34
Thomas, John, drover, Bala, 34Turpin, Dick, highwayman, 42
Williams, Lord Keeper, archbishop of York, 30Williams, Thomas, drover, Penaidd Wnion Fawr/Llanfachreth parish/MER, 32
Wynne, Elis, Llasynys, 1671-1734, 14Wynne, Watcyn Williams [Sir], Wynnstay, 29

Places/events/sundry

Aberavon, 59Aberdare, 41
Abergele Fair, 49, 59Aberglaslyn Bridge, 60
Abergwesin, 61Aberystwyth, 59
Abington, 58Albury Heath/Guildford, 49
Allt Llandeilo, 61Andover, 49
Anglesea, 11, 13, 14, 49, 59Ardleigh, 42
Arforde, 58Ashford/Kent, 49, 62
Aust Passage/Severn, 49, 61Aylesbury, 48
Bagendon/Gloucestershire, 56Bala, 60
Banc y Ddafad Ddu, Aberystwyth, 30Banc yr Eidion Ddu, Llandovery, 30
Bangor, 59Barnet Fair/Herts, 17, 22, 33, 37, 44, 49, 50, 54, 55, 59, 61
Barnsly/Gloucestershire, 56Bartholomew Fair/Smithfield, 38, 40, 50
Basingstoke, 49Bath Drove/Salisbury Plain, 57
Beaumaris, 59Beconsfield, 59
Belthe, 59Berkshire, 49
Bethesda, 59Birmingham. 59
Bishop's Castle, 60Blackwater/Camberley/Surrey, 49
Blwch Rhis Felen, 60Bran Valley, 60
Brecknock, 58, 61Brecon, 61
Brickhill, 49, 59Bristol, 11, 12, 13, 49, 61
Broadway, 59Buckingham, 61
Builth, 61Bullock Road, 61
Bwlch Gwyn, 60Capel Curig, 59, 60
Cardiff, 11, 12, 59Cardigan/Cattle fair/pigs, 11, 13
Carmarthen, 44, 58, 59, 60Carnarvon, 14, 49, 58
Castle Bromwich, 61Castle Cary, 49
Castle Martin/cattle, 13Cefn Arthur, 60
Cerrig y Drudion, 60Chesford Bridge(R.Avon), 55
Chester, 48, 58Chesterfield, 59
Chipping Norton, 59Church Stretton, 60
Cicester, 58Cil-y-cwm, 60
Clyro Mountain, 61Colbroke, 58
Colchester/Essex, 17, 42Coleford, 59
Coleshill, 49Colesyl, 58
Conway, 58Corwen, 60
Cotswolds, 56Coventry, 49, 58
Crugybar chapel, 33Cubington, 61
Cwm Eithin, 36, 47Cynwil Cayo, 60
Daventry, 22, 49Denbigh, 58, 59
Denbighshire, 29Deyntry, 58
Dolgelly, 60Dorchester, 58
Down Country, 56Droitwich Salt Way, 55
Drovers' Arms, Ruthyn/Knutsford/Maenclochog/Ludlow/Guildford, 44Drovers' Arms/Pen-y-Gefn-ffordd, 61
Dunstable, 59East Grinstead, 49
East Ilsley fair, 56Efail Newydd, 60
Epping, Essex, 17Epynt Range, 61
Erwood, 61Essex, 13, 17, 42, 55
Euston, 59Evesham, 59
Farnborough/Hants, 56Farnham/Surrey, fair, 17
Farrington, 58Flint, 13
Flynte, 58Forest of Dean, 56
George in the Tree, drovers' inn, 61Gillingham Fair, 50
Glamorgan, 12, 14, 41Gloucester, 49, 58
Guildford/Surrey, 49Gwent Way [drover's route], 51
Gwydderig river, 60Hackney Marshes, 42
Haverfordwest, 12, 49, 59, 62Hay, 58
Henly, 58Hereford, 58, 61
Herefordshire, 51Hiraethog mountain, 59
Holyhead, 59Horsham, 49
Hounslow, 58Islip, 59
Kenilworth, 55, 61Kent, 17, 31
Kidwelly, 12Lampeter, 60
Lanburi, 58Lancashire, 50
Laugharne, 12Laundovery, 59
Leamington Road, 55Leebotwood, 60
Leicester, 57Leicestershire, 18, 21, 22
Leighton Buzzard, 61Lichfield, 48, 59
Llandegla, 59Llandovery, 60
Llandrillo, 62Llandulas, 60
Llanellthy, 59Llanffaffon, 59
Llanfrothen, 60Llangollen, 25, 60
Llanmyneich parish, 15Llanrswt fair, 40, 59
Llansawel, 60Llanstephan, 12
Llansystumdwy, 60Llanybyther, 60
Lleyn/CAE, 11, 60London Meat Market, 17, 49, 56
London, 29, 40, 47, 58, 59Long Mynd, 60
Lutterworth/Leicestershire, 22Maentwrog, 60
Maidstone/fair/Kent, 33, 49Maydenhead, 58
Meifod parish/MGY, 31Menai Strait, 59
Meriden, 61Merioneth, 13, 14, 15
Michael Dean, 59Migneint river, 60
Milford Haven, 12Monmouth, 59
Montford Bridge/tolls, 11Montgomery, 14
Moreton-in-the-marsh, 59Nant Ffrancon Pass, 59
Nantwich, 48Narberth, 60
Newport, 59Newton, 58
North Way [drover's route], 51Northampton, 18
Northamptonshire, 18, 22Noson Lawen, 39
Offa's Dyke, 20, 40Old Chester Road, 61
Oxford, 49Painscastle, 61
Pedair Croesffordd, 60Pen Rhiw, 61
Pentraeth, 24Pentre Foelas, 60
Pentre'r Dwr Glan, 42Pershore, 59
Plowden, 60Pound, The/Leebotwood, 60
Powys Way [drover's route], 51Preston, 59
Priors Hardwick, 55Pumpsaint, 60
Pwllheli, 60Rhondda, 41
Rhyd Lydan, 60Rhydspens, 61
Rhyd-y-Clafdy, 60Rising Sun/Brown Hills, 61
Romney Marsh, 49Ross, 58
Royal Commission on Agriculture in Wales, 20Ruthyn, 59, 60
Rutland, 18Ryknield St, 59
Saint Albones, 59Salisbury Plain, 50, 56
Salisbury, 49Severn, 49
Shrewsbury, 11, 53, 58Shropshire, 36
Smithfield Market, 17, 22, 38, 44, 45, 54Somerset, 12, 13, 49, 57, 61
Southam/Rugby, 55St Albans, 49
St David's/PEM, 58Stone, 48, 58
Stonebridge, 61Stonehenge, 57
Stony Stratford, 59Stratford on Avon/Mop fair, 10
Sulgrave, 61Sully, 11
Surrey, 17Swansbury, 12
Swansea, 12, 59Talgarth Inn, 60
Tenby, 12Thames Valley, 56
Tochester, 58Totternhoe, 61
Towcester, 49Towyn Volunteers, 15
Traeth Mawr marshes, 60Trawsfynydd, 60
Tregaron, 61Troedrhiwdalar chapel/Llanfairmuallt, 33
Uphill/Somerset, 12Uxbridge/Middx, 49, 59
Vale of Clwyd, 14, 59Vale of Glamorgan, 11
Vale of the White Horse. 56Velindre, 60
Warwickshire, 22, 55Watling St, 22, 61
Welsh Way, 55Welshman's Road, 61
Weymouth/Dorset, 49Wickam, 59
Willersly, 61Wiltshire, 49
Wincanton, 49Winchester, 50
Worcester, 24, 58, 59Wrexsam, 60
Wyche, 58Wye Bridge/Hereford, 11
Wye river, 61Yarnbury/Salisbury Plain, 57
Ychfielde, 58Ysybyty Ifan, 60