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BUTTER PRICES 1894 and 1913

exhibition number: Dairy 101

Butter is salted and sent to Bristol at 6 - 6 1/2 d per lb

Aberystwyth Market, 1894

Salt butter, 8 old pence - 10 old pence per pound

Fresh butter, 9 old pence - 11 old pence per pound

1904. Tivy Vale Co-operative Society met at Cardigan to discuss the cheapness of butter. Farmers were complaining that they were not getting enough money for their butter. Dealers were saying that Welsh butter was lacking in uniformity and some was bad. Irish butter was more uniform and cheaper. At Newport (Pembs?) they were giving 8.5 pence (3.5p) per pound.

Newcastle Emlyn, 1913

Unsalted lumps for factory blending, 1 shilling and a ?penny per pound in casks

Salted, 1 shilling per pound

In pound rolls 1 shilling and 2 pence per pound

Turner and Lloyd, A General view of the Agriculture of the County of Cardigan, 1794

Cambrian News, 22.6.1894

Cardigan and Tivyside Advertiser, 10.6.1904

Cambrian News, 29.9.1913

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