Historical Information gathered by the Calgary Welsh Society

Recently Calgary Welsh society acquired the 1830 publication ‘Wales Illustrated in a Series of Views‘. The book, now in poor condition, has 223 ‘plates’, engravings, illustrating castles, towns and more as they looked before 1830. The W. Wallis engravings are based on drawings by artist, H Gastineau.This book provides a rare illustrated glimpse into the past. The 3 engravings are examples of the illustrations. [The book came from the collection of the late David H. Matthews]

Aberystwyth pre 1830
Cardigan pre-1830
Carmarthen pre1830