1710s in Wales
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- Prince of Wales - George, Prince of Wales (from 1714)
- Princess of Wales - Caroline of Ansbach (from 1714)
- John Wynne obtains permission from the bishop's court to change the name of Trelawnyd to "Newmarket".
- A committee of the House of Commons declares Sir Humphrey Mackworth guilty of "many notorious and scandalous frauds".
- Thomas Durston begins printing Welsh language books at Shrewsbury.
- Baptist Church in the Great Valley (Pennsylvania) is founded by Welsh immigrants.
- Sir Humphrey Mackworth forms the Company of Mineral Manufacturers.
- Edmund Meyrick dies, leaving a large bequest to Jesus College for scholarships for students from North Wales.
- May 8 - Bishop Adam Ottley complains that Griffith Jones (Llanddowror) has been "going about preaching on week days in Churches, Churchyards, and sometimes on the mountains, to hundreds of auditors".
- September 27 - Prince George, son of King George I, is invested as Prince of Wales. His wife, Caroline, becomes Princess of Wales, the first to receive the title at the same time as her husband and the first Princess of Wales for over two hundred years.
- July 11 - Howell Davis, mate of the Cadogan, is captured by Edward England and decides to become a pirate captain himself.
- The wrought-iron gates at St Giles' Church, Wrexham, are completed by the Davies Brothers of Bersham.
- The first permanent legal printing press in Wales is established at Adpar by Isaac Carter of Carmarthenshire. It is believed that its first two publications are Cân o Senn i’w hen Feistr Tobacco by Alban Thomas and Cân ar Fesur Triban ynghylch Cydwybod a’i Chynheddfau.
Arts and literature
- Jonathan Edwards - A Vindication of the Doctrine of Original Sin from the exceptions of Dr. Daniel Whitby
- John Morgan of Matchin - Myfyrdodau bucheddol ar y pedwar peth diweddaf
- Christmas Samuel - Gemau Doethineb
- Thomas Taylor - The Principality of Wales exactly described... (London), the first atlas of Wales
- Christmas Samuel - Catecism o'r Scrythur
- March 21 - Francis Lewis, signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence (d. 1803)
- date unknown
- March - Edward Richard, schoolmaster and poet (d. 1777)
- August 1 - Richard Wilson, painter (d. 1782)
- date unknown - David Davies, clergyman and author (d. 1819)
- date unknown - Henry Owen, theologian (d. 1795)
- November 13 - Prince George William, first child born to the new Prince and Princess of Wales since they took their titles (d. 1718)
- February - William Edwards, clergyman and bridge engineer (d. 1789)
- November 30 - Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, future Princess of Wales (d. 1772)
- date unknown - Sir Herbert Lloyd, 1st Baronet, politician (d. 1769)
- November 20 - Humphrey Humphreys, bishop, 63
- July 20 - Jonathan Edwards, theologian and academic, 83
- January 12 - John Vaughan, 3rd Earl of Carbery, 73
- April 24 - Edmund Meyrick, priest and educational benefactor, 77
- January 16 - Robert Nelson, philanthropist and non-juror, 58
- June 29 - Richard Lucas, clergyman and author, 66?
- February 17 - Prince George William of Wales, three months old
- May 1 - Robert Daniell, coloniser of The Carolinas, 71 or 72
- December 26 - Mary Steele, wife of Sir Richard Steele, 40
- Fryer, M.; Fryer, Mary Beacock; Bousfield, Arthur; Toffoli, Garry (1983). Lives of the Princesses of Wales. Toronto: Dundern Press. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-919670-69-3.
- Breverton, Terry (2003). The Book of Welsh Pirates and Buccaneers. Sain Tathan: Glyndwr Publishing. ISBN 1-903529-09-3.
- "About Adpar". Newcastle Emlyn and Adpar. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
- "Thomas Taylor fl.1670-1730". National Library of Wales. 2007-03-15. Retrieved 2012-02-11.