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Llanwrtyd and district
Earning a living
 
  3. Trades: N - P  
Don't forget!
The surnames are first.

extract from Kelly's DirectoryHere again we can see that a lot of local people have adapted to meet the needs of the growing spa, letting out apartments to visitors.

Notice also that the growing town has a chemist Mr Rhys Caradoc Prytherch. By 1895 medical knowledge had improved a lot and the medicines available at the chemists were more effective and could be afforded by more people. A great many poor people still could afford them however and herbal remedies were still popular.

 

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