The History and Traditions of St David’s Day

Posted on March 1st, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

‘Upon St David’s Day, put oats and barley in the clay…’

To celebrate St David’s Day, we’ve posted below two stories from 19th Century newspapers that report on the national day of Wales.

 

The History and Traditions of St David's Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ipswich Journal – Saturday 05 March 1842

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The History and Traditions of St David's Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ipswich Journal – Friday 04 March 1898

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