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Volume Six - Pre-Victorian to the Present Day - Select Aspects - Crossing the River Ely . .

1864 - Penarth - 'The excursions to Penarth from the Cardiff Pier-head meet with considerable patronage ; and as those who supply refreshments, &c. on the opposite side adhere to a reasonable tariff, there is no occasion for pleasure-seekers to load themselves with "nose-bags," and bulky wallets when they go the the seaside!' -   Cardiff and Merthyr Guardian Glamorgan Monmouth and Brecon Gazette [019] 12th August 1864.

he small screw steamer named 'Fanny'.
1964 - An alternative to the ferry service was to hire the services of the small screw steamer named 'Fanny' as this advertisement confirms! And only 3s. to go the distance to Penarth! - Cardiff Times [019] [361] 22nd July 1864.

The vessel's owner Mr. Charles Lewis Van Tenac was a civil engineer residing in Penarth.


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