wool marketing, 1930s

These are just some of the reports of Welsh wool marketing events during the 1930s. It is interesting to note that nursing shawls were still being made.

1933 Aberystwyth
Cardiganshire Rural Industries Exhibition, Aberystwyth. Welsh flannel sold to continental buyers.
Daily Mail, 8.5.1933

1935 Cardiff
4th annual Welsh Rural Industries Exhibition, Cardiff. Weaving and textile display and the Welsh Textiles association including Meas-yr-haf weavers, Rhondda and the Cambria (ex-serviceman’s) Factory of Llanwrtyd Wells
Western Mail, 1.2.1935

1935 Gowerton Fair
Flannel came from Carmarthen and Cardigan manufactories. Flannel 1/- to 1/3 per yard, shirts 5/- to 6/-, quilts 25/- to 30/-, blankets, in pairs, 22/- to 34/-, nursing shawls 12/6 to 15/6, stockings 3/6 a pair
Welsh Gazette. 7.2.1935

1936 Cardiff
Monmouthshire Rural Communities Council 4th annual rural industries exhibition held at Cardiff. Included textiles from Maesyrhaf, Trealaw
The Times, 31.1.1936