Welsh Genealogy

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Bangor & District Printers

Slater's 1868 Directory for North Wales

(There were only letterpress printers this far back in time)

John Brown, 7 Caellepa

Catherall & Nixon, 267 High St

John Kenmuir Douglas (and Publishers), 276 High St

John Mendus Jones, 238 High St

Robert Jones, Bethesda

Thomas Jones, 143 High St

John Williams, 10 Chapel Street, Upper Bangor

Pigot & Co's Directory of North Wales 1835 Printers--Letterpress

John Brown, Castle St

Richard Jones, Friars Place

Peter Paul, Dean St


The North Wales Chronicle, every Tuesday, publisher John Brown, Castle St

1881 Census

Benjamin Williams, Printer/compositor, aged 33, 39 Kinmel St., Rhyddlan, Flints


Robert Jones, 36, Letterpress Printer, High Street

Robert Hunter, 35, Editor, North side High Street


George Henry Hughes, Printer/compositor, Glanrafon, b. Caernarvon

Johm Owen James, Printer, James Street, b. Meirioneth

William Price, Printer/compositor, James Street, b. Lan/Manchester

Edward Kingsman Jones, Printer/compositor, Pendre, b. Flintshire

Edward Parry Jones, Printer/compositor, Holyhead Cottages, b. Anglesey

Hugh Williams, Editor/Printer, Holyhead Cottages, b. Meirionethshire

James Wardle, Printer/compositor, Panton Street, b. Lan/Manchester

John Williams, Compositor, Drum Street, b. Caernarfon

1891 census

Edwin Iorwerth Rowlands, Compositor, 23, b. Bangor, 1 Thomas Buildings

Ivor Pugh Rowlands, Apprentice Printer, 18, b. Bangor, 1 Thomas Buildings

David Gray, Printer/compositor, 27, b. Llandwrog, 1 Caellepa

Another list of links for reference



Newspaper Library Catalogue Search by title, or by name of town/county and it will show the range of newspapers held there that covered that place overtime.

Gwasg Gee Publishing, Denbigh

THE VICTORIAN WEB ... Chronological list of events in the development of the Printing Trade http://www.victorianweb.org/victorian/technology/print/printchron.html

1871 census, Bangor, Caerns, Pg. 23, Schedule 122

4 Vron Square

Jane Horton, head, widow, 64, Washerwoman, b. Beddgelert

Davis Horton, son, 24, single, Compositor, Montgomery

Mary Jane Griffiths, neice, 12, Bangor, Caerns

Ellin Williams, single, 23, servant, Llandwrog, Caerns