1753 in Wales

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1753
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Wales

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Events from the year 1753 in Wales.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • Lewis Morris is briefly imprisoned at Cardigan when the local squires challenge his rights as the Crown's local representative to mine for lead. As a result of the controversy, Morris visits London for the first time.
  • Isaac Wilkinson of Cumbria takes out a lease on the Bersham furnace at Wrexham, and settles at Plas Grono.
  • William Thomas, former Sheriff of Caernarvonshire, unsuccessfully brings an action in Chancery against Thomas James, Lord Bulkeley, claiming the advowson of Aber.

Arts and literature[edit]

New books[edit]

Music[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Sir Arthur Owen, 3rd Baronet, MP for Pembroke and Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Gomer Morgan. "BASSETT, CHRISTOPHER (1753–1784), Methodist cleric". Welsh Biography Online. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  2. ^ James Frederick Rees. "OWEN family of Orielton, Pembs". Welsh Biography Online. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 16 May 2018.