1891 in Wales

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1891
in
Wales

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1891 in
The United Kingdom
Ireland
Scotland

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1891 to Wales and its people.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 5 April – The United Kingdom Census (the first to record what languages are spoken in Wales by everyone over the age of three) shows there to be 1,685,614 speakers of Welsh in Wales, 54.4% of the population.
  • 12 JulyAdelina Patti opens her private theatre at Craig-y-Nos Castle.
  • The South Wales and Monmouthshire Training School of Cookery and the Domestic Arts opens in Cardiff.
  • Owen Morgan Edwards launches his popular monthly magazine Cymru.

Arts and literature[edit]

Awards[edit]

National Eisteddfod of Wales — held at Swansea

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