• Cardigan

    GUILDHALL & MARKETS; CARDIGAN FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOL

    by  • April 19, 2014 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Public Building, School, Site Type • 2 Comments

    History: A petition was completed on 23rd January 1647 from the burgesses of the town, calling for the provision of a free school for Cardigan. It stated that: “…There is no free school within forty miles, and the inhabitants are so poor that they are not able to have their children educated in any...

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    The Pubs of Cardigan

    by  • November 30, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion • 7 Comments

    Cardigan Pubs & Inns,   During Cardigan’s long and colourful history a quite frightening quantity of beer has been consumed, and I am frequently asked about the pubs of Cardigan. Here is a list of some of some of the most noteworthy with the dates in which they are known to have operated:  ...

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    ROYAL ARMS, ROYAL BUILDINGS, PWLLHAI

    by  • September 10, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Inn, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop • 2 Comments

    History: In 1841-61 Elizabeth Jones lived here. In 1841 the following persons lived here: Elizabeth Jones, 51, baker; Catherine Jones, 20, her daughter; Anne Jones, 15, daughter; and Mary Jones, 13, daughter. In 1851 the occupiers were Elizabeth Jones, widow, 61, publican; Catherine Jones, 29, her daughter, baker. In 1861 Elizabeth Jones, 74, baker...

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