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Offline Jean

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The Cambrian Directory [1800]
« on: Wednesday 24 October 2018, 1243 »
OR,
CURSORY SKETCHES
OF THE
WELSH TERRITORIES.

WITH A CHART,

Comprehending at one View,

The advisable Route—Best Inns—Distances—and Objects most
worthy of Attention.

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/58153
 

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Re: The Cambrian Directory [1800]
« Reply #1 on: Monday 05 November 2018, 1809 »
You sure can pick them Jean :-)

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TAN-Y-BWLCH.

The “rich-hair’d youth of morn” had not long left its saffron bed, and the very air was balmy as it freshened into morn, when we hurried from our Inn to enjoy the luxuries of the Vale of Festiniog...
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I've tagged this for further perusal. The last link you provided [to Welsh newspapers] led me to several references to my paternal grandfather who (unbeknownst to me) was at one time the Gen Sec of the Welsh Farmers Union.
Not waiting for the others.

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Re: The Cambrian Directory [1800]
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 06 November 2018, 1333 »

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TAN-Y-BWLCH.

The “rich-hair’d youth of morn” had not long left its saffron bed...

Would this be a reference to local summer holidaymakers ... ?

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Re: The Cambrian Directory [1800]
« Reply #3 on: Friday 09 November 2018, 1524 »

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TAN-Y-BWLCH.

The “rich-hair’d youth of morn” had not long left its saffron bed...

Would this be a reference to local summer holidaymakers ... ?

Well it's certainly not a reference to anyone on this forum.
Not waiting for the others.

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Re: The Cambrian Directory [1800]
« Reply #4 on: Friday 09 November 2018, 1703 »
The “rich-hair’d youth of morn” had not long left its saffron bed...

Would this be a reference to local summer holidaymakers ... ?

Well it's certainly not a reference to anyone on this forum.

Oh, and there was me thinking immediately of young Wils ...