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Jacob Chivers 1815-1883 Owner of Kidwelly Tin Works 1858 - 1877 He modernised the works by introducing steam power and was instrumental in bringing a piped water supply to the town. Born in the Forest of Dean, he was deeply religious and not Welsh speaking. He built this chapel in 1866 in order that he and others could worship in the English language.

Bridge Street, Kidwelly, United Kingdom

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Thomas Kymer 1722 - 1784. Was born in Haverfordwest on 17th July 1722. He exploited the mineral wealth of the area, and by 1759 he was a Burgess of Kidwelly. In 1766 he opened the first canal in Wales linking Carway with the port of Kidwelly. His meetings were held in this building, then known as the Pelican Hotel. He died in 1784 and is buried in St Mary’s Churchyard.

Bridge Street, Kidwelly, United Kingdom

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