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In addition to those competing industries within Wales which have attracted so many labourers from farm work, large numbers have migrated from Wales to the United States of America – probably Montgomeryshire has provided more emigrants than any other agricultural county. During the great Mormon propaganda of some 30 or 40 years ago hundreds of men left the districts of Wick and St Bride’s Major in the south of Glamorgan for Salt Lake City. A Welsh agricultural colony founded in 1863 at Chupat in the Argentine Republic has also drafted from Wales a small portion of the rural population, but Canada and other agricultural colonies have not proved very attractive fields of emigration for Welsh labourers. (Royal Commission on Labour, The Agricultural Labourer,

vol. II, Wales, 1893, pp. 20–21 [Tip: daliwch Ctrl a chliciwch dolen i'w agor mewn tab newydd. (Cuddio tip)] )