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Wales and the Drovers; the historical background of an epoch

By P G Hughes, Foyles Welsh Co Ltd, London 1944

Indexed by Gareth Hicks Dec 2001

Click  here for the position with lookups

The names of places are as shown in the book, many of them, particularly on pages 58-61, are there simply because they are listed on a particular drovers' route.

Contents

  • The Roast Beef of Old England
  • The Drovers
  • Links with the Outside World
  • Tolls and Tracks

Names       Places/events/sundry

Names

---, Dai Cantwr, 41 ---, Dewi Wyn, bard, Eifion, 20
---, Dic Sion Dafydd, drover, Cerrig-y-Druidion, 1689, 35 ---, Emrys ap Iwan, 10
---, Gerald the Welshman, 15 ---, John, waggoner, Tamworth, 1785, 51
---, Sion Dafydd, bard, C16, 18, 19 ---, Wil Gelynen, 20
Bakewell, Robert, agriculturalist, Dishley Farm/Loughborough/Leicestershire, 16 Bint, Jack, drover, 24
Bos, ---, drover, 18, 24, 62 Bulkeley, Thomas, squire, Henblas/Anglesea, 1734, 29
Carlo, the dog, 62 Charles, Thomas [Rev], Bala, 1794, 35
Clough, ---Mr, drover, Llandrillo, 62 Corbet, Edward [Esq], cattle breeder, Ynys y Maengwyn, 15
Craddock, Edmund, mayor, Leicester, 1657, 57 Davies, Evan, drover, Radnorshire, 28
Davies, Robert [Bardd Nantglyn], poet, 45 Eadnell, Richard, London, 1734, 29
Edwards, Lewis, 32 Elis, Wil, drover, Trawsfynydd, 42
Evans, Benjamin, farmer-drover/preacher, Llanuwchlyn/Pembrokeshire, 1769, 32 Evans, Jane, Ty'n y Waun, Cayo, 38
Gruffudd, Huw, blacksmith, Ty'nyffordd/Dolwyddelen, 47 Hopcyn, Lewis, poet, Glamorgan, 1754, 39
Ifan, Richard, drover, Ty'n y Cwm, 31 Johnes, Thomas, landowner, Hafod-Ychtrid/CGN, 15, 16
Jones, Dafydd, drover/hymnist, Caio, 33 Jones, Hugh, drover, Bala, 34
Jones, Mathusalem, drover, Meifod/MGY, 30 Jones, Michael, 32
Jones, Moses and Aeron, sons of Sion, drovers, Ty'n Pistyll/Dolwyddelen, 37 Jones, Robert, drover, Bwlch Bach, 31
Jones, Thomas, drover, Ty Isaf, 34 Jones, Thomas, blacksmith, Llansannan, 47
Jones, Thomas [Rev], Creaton, 1794, 35 Lewis, Thomas, drover, 1734, 29
Lloyd, David, drover, 29 Llwyd, Bleddyn, cattle breeder, Y Gorddinan/Dolwyddelen, 15
Mirehouse, ---Mr, landowner, Castle Martin/PEM, 15, 16 Morus, Edward, drover/bard,Perthi Llwydion/DEN,32
Morus, Huw, bard, 32 Newton, William, vintner, Leicester, 1657, 57
Parry, Hugh, drover, Penmorfa, 34 Pritchard, ---Mrs, 19
Pritchard, ---Vicar, 24, 25 Pugh, William, drover, Meifod/MGY, 30
Roberts, Elis [Elis y Cowper], 26 Roberts, Thomas, drover, Llwyn Cwm, 34
Thomas, John, drover, Bala, 34 Turpin, Dick, highwayman, 42
Williams, Lord Keeper, archbishop of York, 30 Williams, Thomas, drover, Penaidd Wnion Fawr/Llanfachreth parish/MER, 32
Wynne, Elis, Llasynys, 1671-1734, 14 Wynne, Watcyn Williams [Sir], Wynnstay, 29

Places/events/sundry

Aberavon, 59 Aberdare, 41
Abergele Fair, 49, 59 Aberglaslyn Bridge, 60
Abergwesin, 61 Aberystwyth, 59
Abington, 58 Albury Heath/Guildford, 49
Allt Llandeilo, 61 Andover, 49
Anglesea, 11, 13, 14, 49, 59 Ardleigh, 42
Arforde, 58 Ashford/Kent, 49, 62
Aust Passage/Severn, 49, 61 Aylesbury, 48
Bagendon/Gloucestershire, 56 Bala, 60
Banc y Ddafad Ddu, Aberystwyth, 30 Banc yr Eidion Ddu, Llandovery, 30
Bangor, 59 Barnet Fair/Herts, 17, 22, 33, 37, 44, 49, 50, 54, 55, 59, 61
Barnsly/Gloucestershire, 56 Bartholomew Fair/Smithfield, 38, 40, 50
Basingstoke, 49 Bath Drove/Salisbury Plain, 57
Beaumaris, 59 Beconsfield, 59
Belthe, 59 Berkshire, 49
Bethesda, 59 Birmingham. 59
Bishop's Castle, 60 Blackwater/Camberley/Surrey, 49
Blwch Rhis Felen, 60 Bran Valley, 60
Brecknock, 58, 61 Brecon, 61
Brickhill, 49, 59 Bristol, 11, 12, 13, 49, 61
Broadway, 59 Buckingham, 61
Builth, 61 Bullock Road, 61
Bwlch Gwyn, 60 Capel Curig, 59, 60
Cardiff, 11, 12, 59 Cardigan/Cattle fair/pigs, 11, 13
Carmarthen, 44, 58, 59, 60 Carnarvon, 14, 49, 58
Castle Bromwich, 61 Castle Cary, 49
Castle Martin/cattle, 13 Cefn Arthur, 60
Cerrig y Drudion, 60 Chesford Bridge(R.Avon), 55
Chester, 48, 58 Chesterfield, 59
Chipping Norton, 59 Church Stretton, 60
Cicester, 58 Cil-y-cwm, 60
Clyro Mountain, 61 Colbroke, 58
Colchester/Essex, 17, 42 Coleford, 59
Coleshill, 49 Colesyl, 58
Conway, 58 Corwen, 60
Cotswolds, 56 Coventry, 49, 58
Crugybar chapel, 33 Cubington, 61
Cwm Eithin, 36, 47 Cynwil Cayo, 60
Daventry, 22, 49 Denbigh, 58, 59
Denbighshire, 29 Deyntry, 58
Dolgelly, 60 Dorchester, 58
Down Country, 56 Droitwich Salt Way, 55
Drovers' Arms, Ruthyn/Knutsford/Maenclochog/Ludlow/Guildford, 44 Drovers' Arms/Pen-y-Gefn-ffordd, 61
Dunstable, 59 East Grinstead, 49
East Ilsley fair, 56 Efail Newydd, 60
Epping, Essex, 17 Epynt Range, 61
Erwood, 61 Essex, 13, 17, 42, 55
Euston, 59 Evesham, 59
Farnborough/Hants, 56 Farnham/Surrey, fair, 17
Farrington, 58 Flint, 13
Flynte, 58 Forest of Dean, 56
George in the Tree, drovers' inn, 61 Gillingham Fair, 50
Glamorgan, 12, 14, 41 Gloucester, 49, 58
Guildford/Surrey, 49 Gwent Way [drover's route], 51
Gwydderig river, 60 Hackney Marshes, 42
Haverfordwest, 12, 49, 59, 62 Hay, 58
Henly, 58 Hereford, 58, 61
Herefordshire, 51 Hiraethog mountain, 59
Holyhead, 59 Horsham, 49
Hounslow, 58 Islip, 59
Kenilworth, 55, 61 Kent, 17, 31
Kidwelly, 12 Lampeter, 60
Lanburi, 58 Lancashire, 50
Laugharne, 12 Laundovery, 59
Leamington Road, 55 Leebotwood, 60
Leicester, 57 Leicestershire, 18, 21, 22
Leighton Buzzard, 61 Lichfield, 48, 59
Llandegla, 59 Llandovery, 60
Llandrillo, 62 Llandulas, 60
Llanellthy, 59 Llanffaffon, 59
Llanfrothen, 60 Llangollen, 25, 60
Llanmyneich parish, 15 Llanrswt fair, 40, 59
Llansawel, 60 Llanstephan, 12
Llansystumdwy, 60 Llanybyther, 60
Lleyn/CAE, 11, 60 London Meat Market, 17, 49, 56
London, 29, 40, 47, 58, 59 Long Mynd, 60
Lutterworth/Leicestershire, 22 Maentwrog, 60
Maidstone/fair/Kent, 33, 49 Maydenhead, 58
Meifod parish/MGY, 31 Menai Strait, 59
Meriden, 61 Merioneth, 13, 14, 15
Michael Dean, 59 Migneint river, 60
Milford Haven, 12 Monmouth, 59
Montford Bridge/tolls, 11 Montgomery, 14
Moreton-in-the-marsh, 59 Nant Ffrancon Pass, 59
Nantwich, 48 Narberth, 60
Newport, 59 Newton, 58
North Way [drover's route], 51 Northampton, 18
Northamptonshire, 18, 22 Noson Lawen, 39
Offa's Dyke, 20, 40 Old Chester Road, 61
Oxford, 49 Painscastle, 61
Pedair Croesffordd, 60 Pen Rhiw, 61
Pentraeth, 24 Pentre Foelas, 60
Pentre'r Dwr Glan, 42 Pershore, 59
Plowden, 60 Pound, The/Leebotwood, 60
Powys Way [drover's route], 51 Preston, 59
Priors Hardwick, 55 Pumpsaint, 60
Pwllheli, 60 Rhondda, 41
Rhyd Lydan, 60 Rhydspens, 61
Rhyd-y-Clafdy, 60 Rising Sun/Brown Hills, 61
Romney Marsh, 49 Ross, 58
Royal Commission on Agriculture in Wales, 20 Ruthyn, 59, 60
Rutland, 18 Ryknield St, 59
Saint Albones, 59 Salisbury Plain, 50, 56
Salisbury, 49 Severn, 49
Shrewsbury, 11, 53, 58 Shropshire, 36
Smithfield Market, 17, 22, 38, 44, 45, 54 Somerset, 12, 13, 49, 57, 61
Southam/Rugby, 55 St Albans, 49
St David's/PEM, 58 Stone, 48, 58
Stonebridge, 61 Stonehenge, 57
Stony Stratford, 59 Stratford on Avon/Mop fair, 10
Sulgrave, 61 Sully, 11
Surrey, 17 Swansbury, 12
Swansea, 12, 59 Talgarth Inn, 60
Tenby, 12 Thames Valley, 56
Tochester, 58 Totternhoe, 61
Towcester, 49 Towyn Volunteers, 15
Traeth Mawr marshes, 60 Trawsfynydd, 60
Tregaron, 61 Troedrhiwdalar chapel/Llanfairmuallt, 33
Uphill/Somerset, 12 Uxbridge/Middx, 49, 59
Vale of Clwyd, 14, 59 Vale of Glamorgan, 11
Vale of the White Horse. 56 Velindre, 60
Warwickshire, 22, 55 Watling St, 22, 61
Welsh Way, 55 Welshman's Road, 61
Weymouth/Dorset, 49 Wickam, 59
Willersly, 61 Wiltshire, 49
Wincanton, 49 Winchester, 50
Worcester, 24, 58, 59 Wrexsam, 60
Wyche, 58 Wye Bridge/Hereford, 11
Wye river, 61 Yarnbury/Salisbury Plain, 57
Ychfielde, 58 Ysybyty Ifan, 60