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Pryce Jones, business man with a connection to Wales (Powys, Montgomeryshire)

Pryce Pryce-Jones

Gave mail-order (catalogue) shopping to the world.(circa 1859)

Connection: Born/lived in Newtown, Montgomeryshire (Powys).

comment by:SeaSide
Developed as a 'shopping-solution' for rural farms etc. Mail-order rapidly 'caught-on' and 'exploded' in America, quickly becoming a way of life for the then, sparsely-populated United States.