1795 in Wales

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1795
in
Wales

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1795 in
Great Britain
Ireland
Scotland

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1795 to Wales and its people.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 8 April - The Prince of Wales marries his first cousin, Princess Caroline of Brunswick.
  • June - Cecilia Thrale, youngest daughter of Hester Thrale, elopes with John Meredith Mostyn, a member of the prominent Anglesey family.[1]
  • July - Ezekiel Hughes, Edward Bebb and others leave Llanbryn-mair on foot, bound for Philadelphia.
  • September - Hester Thrale and her second husband, Gabriele Piozzi, settle in Wales, where they begin renovating Bachygraig.[2]
  • Samuel Homfray brings an unsuccessful suit, at Hereford Assizes, of the commoners against the Dowlais Company.[3]
  • The events of the French Revolution cause corn prices to rise dramatically, but wages do not follow. Food riots are commonplace across Wales for the several years after.
  • The Universal British Directory includes the first-ever entry for Merthyr Tydfil.[4]

Arts and literature[edit]

New books[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Rylands University Library: Thrale-Piozzi manuscripts. Accessed 16 January 2015
  2. ^ The Gregynog Papers #7: Chapter 3. Accessed 16 January 2015
  3. ^ Dictionary of Welsh Biography. Accessed 16 January 2015
  4. ^ Paul Reynolds, The Ironmasters' Bags (2010), p93