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A history of the Dowlais ironworks, 1759-1936

John A. Owen

A history of the Dowlais ironworks, 1759-1936

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Published by Merthyr Tydfil Borough Corporation in Merthyr Tydfil .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dowlais,
  • Wales
    • Subjects:
    • Iron industry and trade -- Wales -- Dowlais -- History.,
    • Dowlais -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 73-74.

      Statementby John A. Owen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9521.8.D68 O9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. ;
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4932960M
      ISBN 100903388022
      LC Control Number76359807
      OCLC/WorldCa1473523

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The next chapel we are going to look at is Wesley Chapel in Dowlais. It has a very interesting history, and is one of the ‘survivors’ of the cull of chapels in the town. Thomas Guest, the founder of the Dowlais Ironworks was prominent in the Wesleyan Church, and as such, he was a member of Wesley Chapel in Merthyr.

The Dowlais Ironworks. The Dowlais Ironworks in Merthyr Tydfil was notable in that it became the largest industrial concern in the world. Byabout the time that Hopkin Thomas may have been in Merthyr Tydfil, Dowlais had ten blast furnaces and produ tons of pig iron.

Get this from a library. The history of the Dowlais iron works, [John A Owen]. Financed by Sir John Guest, MP for Merthyr Tydfil, promoter of the TVR and soon to be sole partner in the Dowlais Iron Works, at a mile and sixty-eight chains in length, the steep gradient of its route up Twynyrodyn Hill meant that its lower part operated as an inclined plane.

History. Dowlais came to prominence in the 18th and 19th centuries because of its iron and steelworks. By the mid s there were between and men, women and children employed in the Dowlais works.

During the early to mid s the ironworks were operated by Sir John Josiah Guest and (from ) his wife Lady Charlotte Guest. Charlotte Guest introduced welfare schemes for the y: Wales.

The terms of the Dowlais Railway Act authorised them to build not only the line, but also a passenger station, situated close both to the Iron Works’ lower entrance gate and the Merthyr-Abergavenny road.

Sir John Guest. Although the Act allowed the Iron Company five years to complete the railway, it was in fact ready in three. The land was leased by Thomas Lewis of Monmouth from Dowager Lady Windsor for £26 per annum. The Dowlais Ironworks was established near Merthyr Tydfil by a partnership of nine members: Thomas Lewis, Thomas Price, Richard Jenkins, Thomas Harris, John Curtis, Nathaniel Webb, John Jones, Isaac Wilkinson.

The Top of Dowlais, or Dowlais Top, is on the northeast edge of Merthyr, bounded by greater Dowlais, the Dowlai s and Ivor Ironworks, and the pits and quarries that fed the them.

A map from shows the area, including air shafts, reservoirs, quarries, mine pits, rail. Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Guest (née Bertie; 19 May – 15 January ), later Lady Charlotte Schreiber, was an English aristocrat who is best known as the first publisher in modern print format of The Mabinogion which is the earliest prose literature of : Charlotte Elizabeth Bertie, 19 MayUffington.

PRO, Taff Rail /3 TVR Minute Book, Vol. III, 8 Augustitem ; 15 Octoberagreement finalised for the Dowlais Branch, item Google Scholar Author: Edgar Jones. With these necessary ingredients in place, ironworks were established at Dowlais in and at Cyfarthfa by John Guest under the control of the Crawshay family.

It was John Guest however who discovered coal in the valleys and used this to replace charcoal for smelting, increasing production rates. The hand-drawn map showing the shops as they were in the Dowlais Iron Works in January ; Dowlais Ironworks pig iron beds as they were in approximately Blast furnaces 9 and 10 at Dowlais Ironworks, as they were in A large group of workers at Dowlais Ironworks in the nineteenth century.

Cropping shears that were used with number 6. Dowlais Ironworks, The Goat Mill. The Goat Mill - In the distance, Dowlais House, The Guest Memorial. Library, and St Mair's Church, can be seen. The Furnaces in Dowlais Ironworks from above the Goat Mill Road.

On the left you can see the Oxford Hotel in Sand Street. The Sleeper Mill. Dowlais Bank - 30 Shilling Note. Buy A Short History of the Dowlais Ironworks by John A Owen (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John A Owen. Chapter 17 excerpted from this source gives a non-technical history of the development of the Dowlais Iron Works, emphasizing the contributions of the owners – the Guests.

JMcV, April CHAPTER DOWLAIS AND THE GUEST FAMILY. ABOUT the middle of the 18th century, we have plain indications from parish documents that the Iron Era had begun.

19 November - Dowlais Ironworks ceases steel production at its original Dowlais works. On a visit to the depressed areas of the South Wales Valleys King Edward VIII comments that "These works brought all these people here.

Something should be done to get them at Centuries: 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st. Buy A Short History Of The Dowlais Ironworks First by John A.

Owen (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John A. Owen. Perhaps you have a book given to you on prize giving day with a black oval stamp on the first inside page saying it was donated by Lord Buckland). 1, shares to Market Square Church.

The trust aims have had to be amended as the Abermorlais and County Schools have long gone. John Lloyd, The Early History of the Old South Wales Iron Works, –, London (), pp.

23–24; NLW, Ms relating to South East Wales Ironworks, 19b, Dowlais Iron Works (c. ).Google ScholarAuthor: Edgar Jones. The following narrative is a short synopsis of the Choir’s history and its close association, firstly with Dowlais Iron Works and secondly with GKN.

This is an historical account of the formation of male choral singing in the locality of Dowlais, from its initial formation to the present day. The history of the Dowlais Ironworks Merthyr Tydfil: Merthyr Tydfil Library Service, Owen, John A.

Chronological date sequence for events for the Dowlais Ironworks. Merthyr Historian. Vol. 1 () Owen, John A. Dowlais works - locomotives. Merthyr Historian. Vol. 2 () Owen, John A. Merthyr Tydfil - iron metropolis, The history of the iron, steel, tinplate and other trades of Wales: with descriptive sketches of the land and the people during the great industrial era under review Charles Wilkins (of Merthyr-Tydfil.).

An ironworks or iron works is a building or site where iron is smelted and where heavy iron and steel products are made. The term is both singular and plural, i.e.

the singular of ironworks is ironworks. Ironworks succeed bloomeries when blast furnaces replaced former methods.

An integrated ironworks in the 19th century usually included one or more blast furnaces and a number of puddling. Merthyr Tydfil (/ ˈ m ɜːr θ ər ˈ t ɪ d v ɪ l /; Welsh: Merthyr Tudful [ˈmɛrθɪr ˈtɪdvɪl]) is the main town in Merthyr Tydfil County town is administered by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and is about 23 miles (37 km) north of Cardiff, town has a population of 43, ( Census).

The town is often known as y: Wales. A Grade II listed Carnegie library, built on land donated by the Guest Keen Ironworks. Only two libraries of this architectural type are still open in the UK.

Dowlais Library opened in The poet and People's Bard, Harri Webb, was the librarian from to The Guest family is a British family that has been prominent in business and politics since the 18th century. It was involved in the British iron and steel industry, particularly the Dowlais Ironworks in Wales, which later became part of Guest, Keen and tary titles held by members of the family include Baron Wimborne, Baron Ashby St Ledgers and Viscount Wimborne, all in the.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features Barnes&; Books-A-Million; IndieBound; Find in a library; All sellers» A History of GKN: Innovation and enterprise, Edgar Jones.

Macmillan, - Engineering - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book A History of. History. Among the various theories on last name origins, according to the book The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States of America by H.S.

King & Company,"Guest" derives from a place and not from the occupational status of some ancient forebear given to chronic visiting.

Other theories suggest a spiritual concept i.e. "guests on. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Dowlais Iron Works. Images relating to the Dowlais Iron Works over the years.

There are 29 items in this collection. A vector image of a star to represent action to save this item Map sahowing area of Dowlais ironworks A vector image of a star to represent action to save this item.

Limestone quarrymen for Dowlais Ironworks After visiting the mine and ironworks at Bleanavon, somebody said I should read Rape of the fair country. back in Holland I searched for it and found it and started reading.

The book is very well written: You can picture the scenes in your head. It helps if you have been to a mine or Ironworks before, but even if not, the book is vividly written/5.

Media in category "Dowlais Ironworks" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Dowlais Iron Works - - jpg × ; KB. In the chimney-stacks and blastfurnaces of the Dowlais ironworks would have been a ubiquitous feature of Merthyr Tydfil’s townscape.

A constant reminder to Author: Chris Pyke. From John Owen's book 'The History of The Dowlais Iron Works comes a full description of the Dowlais-built locomotive liveries: Smokebox, saddle, chimney, running plates - gloss black.

Boiler, bunker sides, back - medium green with broad. The Early History Of The Old South Wales Ironworks, To [Lloyd, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Early History Of The Old South Wales Ironworks, Author: John Lloyd. Dowlais Ironworks was at the forefront of the iron industry that helped build many of the Industrial Revolution’s major achievements – from railways to bridges.

From the midth century, there were a host of industrial innovations that would help revolutionise the world.Dowlais Public Library is a Grade II listed building in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos.

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