• Bridell

    FFYNNONCORONAU

    by  • July 22, 2013 • Bridell, Farm, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: The name means ‘Well of Crowns’ – perhaps once a place of religious offerings. Reference was made in 1623 to “Placeffynnon y Corane”. On 28th June 1633 Thomas Revell of Bridell granted to David Parry of Noyadd Trefawr, Llandygwydd, the “…capital messuage called Crownes Well…” On 24th September 1634, John and Llywelyn Parry...

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    TYGWYN

    by  • July 1, 2013 • Bridell, Farm, House, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 8 Comments

    History: The present name means ‘White House’, and the old name meant ‘Hobgoblin’s End’. Reference was made in 1615 and 1626 to “Plas Pant pecka”. Both names were recorded in 1779. In 1786 James Bowen, who became the Mayor of Cardigan that year, owned Tygwyn. Tygwyn devolved to Thomas Bowen of Pantyderi. In 1786-90...

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