Ceredigion Historical Society
Borth History Ceredigion view of Upper Borth

Borth History

Borth history, archaeology and antiquities. Is a small historic fishing village in Ceredigion, West Wales. Situated on the Cardigan Bay coastline, between Clarach and Ynyslas.

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  • Borth History Ceredigion view of Upper Borth

Borth History
Borth History Ceredigion view of Upper Borth

Since 1909 the Ceredigion Historical Society has published articles written about the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion, many of the articles are about Borth history.

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

  • Borth
    • bibliography, iv: 301

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2. Index

  • Borth
    • bibliography, iv: 301
    • blacksmith, vi: 100
    • chapel, vi: 28
    • fishing, vi: 122
    • herring boats, vi: 202
    • iforiaid, iii:31
    • ivorites
      • see Borth : iforiaid
    • school, ii:152; iv:363,370; vi:49
    • shipwreck, i:198-9
    • Temperance society, ii.-92
  • Borth area
    • botanical records, i:81,92
  • Borth Bog
    • see under Cors Fochno
  • Borth Sands, viii:186

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3. Industry

  • blacksmith, vi: 100

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4. Religion

  • chapel, vi: 28

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5. Education

  • school, ii:152; iv:363,370; vi:49

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6. Seafaring

  • fishing, vi: 122
  • herring boats, vi: 202
  • shipwreck, i:198-9

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7. Landscape

  • Borth area
    • botanical records, i:81,92
  • Borth Bog
    • see under Cors Fochno
  • Borth Sands, viii:186

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8. Map

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  • What are my personal memories of living here?
  • How has it developed and shops changed over the years?
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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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