Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Volume Nine - Pre-Victorian to the present day - even more aspects - Cefn-y-Wrâch . . .

1871 - Port of Cardiff - Pilot's License - Evan Morse of Salop Street, Penarth.

1871 - Port of Cardiff - Pilot's License issued to Mr Evan Morse of Salop Street, Penarth. The document states :

'In pursuance of the provisions of the Bristol Channel Pilotage Act 1861 The Cardiff Pilotage Board Do Hereby license and appoint Evan Morse of No.10 Salop Street Penarth in the County of Glamorgan aged 25 years height 5 feet 6 inches having Brown hair and whiskers, Grey eyes and fair complexion to act as pilot for the port of Cardiff.

In witness whereof the said Cardiff Pilotage Board have hereunto affixed their Common Seal this Seventh day of November One thousand eight hundred and seventy one.'

It was registered at the Customs House, Cardiff on the 10th November 1871 and was renewed in September 1872 and 1873.

The original document is held at the archive of the National Museum of Wales. [Museum item number : 72.106I/62] [629] [20180408] Sorry about the finger tips of my gloves showing!

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