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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE PORT OF CARDIFF





By R.H.SANDERS




This is my attempt to briefly chronicle the development of the Port of Cardiff and provide background information for those researching the history of their family in the Cardiff area.

It is still in draft but I wanted to get something on the web quickly so I thought it worthwhile publishing this first draft.




CONTENTS

CUSTOMS




THE OLD QUAY AND ITS TRADE




THE COMING OF THE GLAMORGANSHIRE CANAL




THE FIRST CARDIFF DOCK




THE COMING OF THE RAILWAYS




DEVELOPMENT OF THE DOCKS




COMPETITION




THE CHANGING NATURE OF CARDIFF




PORT OF CARDIFF INDUSTRIES:

SHIPOWNING AT CARDIFF


SHIP BUILDING, SHIP REPAIR & ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES


ENGINEERING AND IRON & STEEL PRODUCTION


TIMBER IMPORTING & PAPER MAKING


GRAIN MILLING




CHANGES IN POPULATION




Go to Glamorgan Index Page


Go to Maritime Index Page


Go to my General Family History Site