Welsh Coastline, Porthcawl

    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.