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Penarth Dock from the Ely Tidal Harbour; a pen and ink drawing by Julie Carder based upon an old image [124]
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The History of the Penarth Dock and Ely Tidal Harbour in South Wales. The 150th anniversary of the opening of the Penarth Dock for the export of coal to most places on planet Earth was on 10th June 2015. Penarth was a small port in comparison to Cardiff, Newport and Barry but nevertheless highly efficient and profitable for its owners, the Penarth Harbour, Dock and Railway Co. and the Taff Vale Railway Co. who leased it for 999 years. Follow the story from the days when Brunel's son was involved and Charles Darwin invested in the venture, through the last 150 years or so and judge for yourself if these docks deserve to be recognised as an important element in the heritage of South Wales and of a bygone age when Britain was Great and truly was the powerhouse of our World. If you have relevant memories or experiences please contact us. Enjoy your visit to Penarth Dock where there are currently about 2,451 pages for you to explore. This website is periodically archived for preservation by the British Library.

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