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History of Aberporth - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion

Aberporth History

Aberporth history, archaeology and antiquities. Is a town in Ceredigion, West Wales. Situated close the Cardigan Bay coastline, between Gwbert and New Quay.

Table of Contents

1. History
2. Index
3. Illustrations
4. Education
5. Industry
6. Seafaring
7. Religion
8. Map
9. Gallery
10. Links

  • History of Aberporth - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion
  • Aberporth History - Discover the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion

History of Aberporth
Cardiganshire Fonts - Aberporth
Sketch of Aberporth church

Aberporth History Ceredigion view of coastal village
History of Aberporth

Since 1909 the Ceredigion Historical Society has published articles written about the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion, many of these articles printed within the Ceredigion Journal, are about the history of Aberporth.

The society has also produced three county volumes, under the name of the Cardiganshire County History series, these knowledgeable, learned, comprehensive and scholary publications record the history of prehistoric, early and modern Cardiganshire.

1. History

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2. Index

  • anghydffurfiaeth, iv:96,97,99,108,l 10
  • corn mill, vi:97
  • emigration
    • see Aber-porth: ymfudo
  • Hen Gapel, x:418-19
  • herring industry, vi:121; ix:l 12-13
  • iforiaid, iii:28
  • ivorites
    • see Aber-porth: iforiaid
  • methodism
    • see Aber-porth : methodistiaeth gynnar
  • methodistiaeth gynnar, v:6,10,13
  • nonconformity
    • see Aber-porth: anghydffurfiaeth
  • offloading cargo on the open beach at, vii:295
  • population figures, 1801-51, vi:391
  • population trend, vii:259
  • schools
    • dissenting school in 1847, ii:139
    • salary of schoolmaster, ii:151
  • shipbuilding, ix:122
    • trade in the seventeenth century, iii:234
  • ymfudo, ii:167

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3. Illustrations

Cardiganshire Fonts - Aberporth
Cardiganshire Fonts – Aberporth

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4. Education

  • schools
    • dissenting school in 1847, ii:139
    • salary of schoolmaster, ii:151

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5. Industry

  • corn mill, vi:97
  • herring industry, vi:121; ix:l 12-13

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6. Seafaring

  • herring industry, vi:121; ix:l 12-13
  • offloading cargo on the open beach at, vii:295
  • shipbuilding, ix:122
    • trade in the seventeenth century, iii:234

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7. Religion

  • Hen Gapel, x:418-19
  • methodism
    • see Aber-porth : methodistiaeth gynnar
  • methodistiaeth gynnar, v:6,10,13
  • nonconformity
    • see Aber-porth: anghydffurfiaeth

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8. Map

View Larger Map of Aberporth

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  • Coflein, discover the archaeology, historic buildings, monuments and history of Aberporth, Ceredigion
  • Historic Place Names, learn about the field names and house names in the community of Aberporth
  • A Pint of History, read about the history of Ceredigion pub’s, inn’s and local taverns of Aberporth
  • People’s Collection Wales, share your stories, memories and photographs of Aberporth

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Some ideas to share your Stories below!

Have a memory and your not sure what to write? We have made it easy with some prompts and ideas, just think about this place and the importance its had in your life and ask yourself:

  • What are my personal memories of living here?
  • How has it developed and shops changed over the years?
  • Do you have a story about the beach, community, its people and history?
  • Tell us how it feels, seeing photographs and images of this place again?
  • Tell us your favourite memories about this place?

The aim of the Ceredigion Historical Society is to preserve, record and promote the study of the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion. That objective has remained the same since the foundation of the Society in 1909, though its name was changed from Ceredigion Antiquarian Society to the Ceredigion Historical Society in 2002.

See:
Index | Towns in Ceredigion | Villages in Ceredigion | Historic Sites in Ceredigion

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