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By Keith E. Morgan

the biggest city within the county of Carmarthenshire, Llanelli has an extended and illustrious heritage. This publication attracts on an collection of a few 2 hundred outdated maps, prints and pictures to demonstrate the transformation of Llanelli from a small medieval hamlet and fishing village at the sea shore of the Burry Estuary, via a interval of renown because the centre of the world's tinplate undefined, to its present-day significance as a thriving advertisement and business city. Coal mining, smelting and transport proven the town's business historical past prior to it turned referred to as 'Tinopolis'. this day, tinplate remains to be synthetic at Trostre Works, the most glossy vegetation in Europe, whereas Llanelli additionally has declare to popularity because the domestic of the well-known Scarlets rugby membership. Llanelli via Time is a vital quantity for somebody who is familiar with and loves this proud Welsh town.

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