• Post-Medieval

    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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    TRENEWYDD

    by  • September 27, 2013 • Farm, House, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 0 Comments

    Site Name: TRENEWYDD; GAVEL; LOOKABOUT  History: The present name means ‘New Farm’. It was recorded in 1685 and 1720 in Noyadd Trefawr documents. In 1764 Thomas John of Lookabout became a Church Warden. On 6th April 1771 Marmaduke & Frances Gwynne of Noyadd Trefawr leased “…a messuage called Gavel alias Llain y parsed alias...

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