Adventurers: Explorers, Pirates, Map Makers

This part of our website includes allsorts of interesting people from Welsh Pirates like Black Bart to explorers and cartographers (map makers) to magnificent hero's like Harold Lowe. True one would expect nearly all of these people to be historical personalities but there are adventures with a Welsh connection alive and well and doing their best to open frontiers today, even in space with NASA astronaut Joe Tanner.

John Jeffreys, adventurer with a Welsh connection!

John Jeffreys He was one of the greatest conchologists (someone who studies shells) of the 19th century. His main set of five books is much sought after as a collector's item. His collection became the world's greatest for the time. He helped pioneer deep-sea dredging. He corresponded with men like Charles Darwin and was involved with a number of scientific associations.

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