Welsh Fashions - Origins of Traditional Dress & Costumes in Wales
We are all familiar with the Welsh Lady costume, but what is its history? It is very likely that the dress was evolved from an early European costume It is hard to pinpoint how many years our ancestors have worn the costume, but the first accounts are from tourists to Wales in 1770. They recorded that women in the Wels
Culver Hole on the Gower peninsula of Wales, near Swansea, was once a popular place to go ashore undetected with smuggled goods. Smugglers became so influential in the area that in the 1720s they had the port's customs officers summoned for jury service on a day when they landed a large cargo in the harbour.
Frog Street,1880 during a slum clearance programme aimed at rebuilding and improving public health.This street was adjacent to St Marys Church in the town centre which itself was totally rebuilt in the 1890′s and was very badly damaged in 1941.