20. port Development. A Chronology

Reading about the Port of Swansea ] Swansea Harbour in 1771 ] Swansea's South Dock (c.1870s) ] Swansea's South Dock (c. 1880s) ] Swansea Docks in 1881 ] Brunel's report for Swansea Docks 1846 ] 2. Charter of William de Newburgh ] 6. A Royal Charter ] 9. Trade In The Early Port ] 10. A port Indenture of 1135 ] 11. Salt A vital commodity ] 12. Swansea's Layer Keeper ] 12a. Early Quays and Docks ] 14. The Uncrowned King Of Swansea ] 15. Swansea in the 1790s ] 16. After Gabriel ] 17. 1790s Swansea;The Time For Change ] More about Swansea in the 1790s ] 17a. Smuggling in Swansea and Gower ] 18. The Harbour Act and the Mumbles Lighthouse ] 19. Port Tennant ] Port Tennant in 1827 ] [ 20. port Development. A Chronology ] 21. The South Wales ports ] 22. Joseph Rutter's pamphlet of 1843 ] 25. Thomas Page's report of 1846. ] 27. John Henry Vivian ] 29. The East Dock ] 30. The Prince of Wales opens the East Dock ] The Helwick Lightvessel ] Jack's World: Swansea North Dock in the 1880s ] James Harris Seascape Painter ] Mr Padley of Swansea ] Plan of the Prince of Wales Dock ] Who put the 'Sweyn' in Swansea? ] Swansea's first tugs ] The Victorian port of Swansea ]

Era

Terminated by...

1. Primitive

The overflowing of the port function from the primitive nucleus of the port or the change in location of the dominant port function.

2. Marginal Quay Extension

The change from a simple continuous line of quays.

3. Marginal Quay Elaboration

The opening of a dock or the expansion of the harbour.

4. Dock Elaboration

The opening of a dock with simple lineal quayage.

5. Simple Lineal Quayage

The provision of oil berths in deep water.

6. Specialised Quayage

The occupation of all waterside sites between the port nucleus and the open sea.

 

Port

End of Primitive Era

End of Marginal Quay Extension Era

End of Marginal Quay Elaboration Era

End of Dock Elaboration Era

Newcastle

1707

1857

-

1924

Sunderland

1822

1837

1850

1909

Middlesborough

1769

1830

1842

1962

Glasgow

1792

1867

-

1931

Greenock

1809

1809

1878

-

Belfast

1714

1849

1849

1963

Hull

1778

1778

-

1962

Grimsby

1801

1852

-

-

Southampton

1411

1803

1842

1895

Bristol

1248

1809

1877

1894

Swansea

1597

1852

-

-

Port Talbot

1839

1837

1898

-

Cardiff

1794

1839

-

1907

Newport

1842

1842

-

1914

Dover

1495

1583

1844

1909

Harwich

1863

1883

-

-

Manchester

-

-

-

1905

Liverpool

1561

1635

1715

1927

London

200

899

1802

1921

MEDIAN

1597

1809

1842-4

1921

 

 

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