Pryce Jones and the Welsh wool trade
Wales and the History of the World: explains how ground-breaking Newtown based Pryce Jones, expanded his wool to include the invention of the first sleeping bag and production of the world's first mail order catalogue, exporting goods across the world.
Available since: Mon 18 Mar 2013
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2/4 Eddie Butler looks at important Welsh exports, including coal which powered the world.
First broadcast: 10 Mar 2010