Welsh country upbringing by D. Parry -Jones

This book is a must for those of you interested in Welsh life. Published in 1948 and still available on Amazon it is a fascinating insight into Wales before industrialisation and. before the motor car
The author wrote this for the benefit of his children who were brought up in an Anglicised Wales. Can you imagine going to market and having to use an interpreter to understand the “English”. It covers life from 1821 to the 1940’s.


Oh, thank you so very much! I was just going to post a question about what to read that would describe life in 19th-20th century Wales - preferably the life of simple folk. And then I come here and see your post:) Thanks again!

He also wrote Welsh Country Characters another insight into an age long gone.

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