1835 in Wales
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- 8 January - Sir Joseph Bailey is elected MP for Worcester.
- 19 February - In the United Kingdom general election, newly elected MPs in Wales include Wilson Jones at Denbigh Boroughs.
- March - At a public meeting in the King's Head Inn, Newport, plans for a floating dock are agreed.
- July - The Newport Dock Act receives the royal assent.
- September - John Frost is one of the first councillors elected in Newport under the terms of the Municipal Reform Act.
- 1 December - John Owen, mayor of Newport, cuts the first sod as construction begins on Newport Docks.
- The steam whistle, invented by Adrian Stephens two years earlier, is seen in operation at Dowlais ironworks and adopted by the Liverpool and Manchester Railway shortly afterwards.
- Adam Sedgwick names the Cambrian period in geology.
Arts and literature
- The Royal Institution of South Wales is established as the Swansea Philosophical and Literary Society.
- Y Fwyalchen (poetry anthology)
- Edward Herbert, 2nd Earl of Powis - The Lyvys of the Seyntys
- Anglesey Musical Society holds its first festival.
- John Roberts (Alaw Elwy) plays the harp for Queen Adelaide at Winchester.
- 5 April (in Trowbridge) – Solomon Andrews, entrepreneur (d. 1908)
- 10 May – John Jenkins, 1st Baron Glantawe, industrialist (d. 1913)
- 14 July – John Roberts, politician (d. 1894)
- 7 August – Griffith Evans, bacteriologist (d. 1935)
- 29 August – Ivor Bertie Guest, 1st Baron Wimborne (d. 1914)
- 13 May – John Nash, architect, 83
- 16 May – Felicia Hemans, poet, 41
- 4 June – William Owen Pughe, grammarian and lexicographer, 75
- 1 December – Robert Davies (Robin Ddu o'r Glyn), poet, 66
- 29 December – Richard Llwyd, poet, 83
- Murchison, R. I.; Sedgwick, A. (1835). "On the Silurian and Cambrian Systems". Report of the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science: 59–61.