This article is about the particular significance of the year 1841 to Wales and its people.
- 19 February - The Governor Fenner, carrying emigrants to America, sinks off Holyhead after colliding with a steamer, with the loss of 123 lives.
- 9 March - The first known photograph is taken in Wales, of Margam Castle by Calvert Jones.
- 12 April - The Taff Vale Railway is extended to Merthyr Tydfil
- 26 July - The proprietors of The Skerries Lighthouse off Anglesey, the last privately owned light in the British Isles, are awarded £444,984 in compensation for its sale to Trinity House.
- 19 August - In the United Kingdom general election, William Edwards stands as a Chartist candidate in Monmouth Boroughs and becomes the only Parliamentary candidate in Wales, ever, not to win a single vote.
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Arts and literatureEdit
- 17 January - David Owen (Dewi Wyn o Eifion), poet, 56
- 12 May - Joseph Tudor Hughes, harpist, 13 (drowning)
- 19 May - John Blackwell (Alun), poet, 42
- 1 May - David Jones, missionary, 44
- 24 May - Thomas Roberts, Llwyn'rhudol, co-founder of Cymdeithas y Gwyneddigion
- 8 June - John Elias, preacher, 67
- 4 December - David Daniel Davis, physician, 64
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- ^ The London and Edinburgh Monthly Journal of Medical Science. 1842. p. 82.