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Romilly's Visits to Wales, 1827-54: Extracts from the Diaries of the Reverend Joseph Romilly

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Romilly's Visits to Wales, 1827-54: Extracts from the Diaries of the Reverend Joseph Romilly

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The Rev Joseph Romilly [1791-1864] a bachelor don at CambridgeUniversity, he recorded 10 visits to Wales in his diaries.He held the family living at Porthkerry church,spent 4 weeksthere, and stayed with relations in Pembrokeshire, and on the Herefordborder. Few parts of Wales went without at least a passing visit.The life of the Welsh gentry, travel by coach, paddle steamer or theearly railways, landscape, buildings and industry are all vividlydescribed. Romilly portrayed people with a witty and critical pen . Heattended the Eisteddfod and learnt WelshThe contents page headings for The Visits are :The Menai Bridge[1827]Milford to Hereford [1827]The Rector of Porthkerry [ 1830]Unchronicled visit [1831]Swansea Copper and Cardiff Eisteddfod[1834]Glamorgan Calls [1836]Grand Tour from Bristol [1837]South Wales Circuit [71]Presteigne to Pembrokeshire [1840]A Sunshine Holiday [1854]

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  • PDF | 147 pages
  • M.G.R. Morris(Author)
  • Gomer Press; First Edition edition (April 1998)
  • English
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  • Travel & Holiday
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