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    No. 20 PENDRE, KENSINGTON HOUSE

    by  • August 31, 2013 • Bank, Cardigan, Ceredigion, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: A building on this site is marked on John Wood’s Map of Cardigan of 1834. In 1851-61 Eleanor Morris lived here. In 1851 the occupiers were: Eleanor Morris, 32, ship’s carpenter’s wife; Mary Morris, 6, her daughter; Helen Morris, 4, daughter; and Margaret Morris, 1, daughter. In 1852 Jane Morris was born here....

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    BANK HOUSE, No. 6 HIGH STREET (Shopping Arcade)

    by  • July 9, 2013 • Bank, Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Medieval, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: It is said that a medieval vault survived here until 1985. By 1805 Thomas Davies, Bridge House, was a merchant banker, and opened a bank here at about that date. In 1825 Thomas Davies of Bridge House and Bank House owned the Cardigan ships ‘Active’ (54 tons) and ‘Irish Miner’ (90 tons). Thomas...

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    OLD TEA EXCHANGE, GUILDHALL SQUARE (The Card Factory)

    by  • July 6, 2013 • Bank, Cardigan, Ceredigion, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: A building was constructed here using Cardigan Brick in 1876. This was T. H. Jones’ Tea Exchange which opened on 21st July 1876. In 1883-87 ‘Wilson & Cooke’ traded here. In 1885 the northern building was constructed as ‘Wilson & Cooke’s Tea Exchange’. By c.1885 the southern of the two buildings was a...

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    No. 4 HIGH STREET, CARDIGAN (NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK)

    by  • June 11, 2013 • Bank, Cardigan, Ceredigion, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 2 Comments

    History: No. 4 was erected in the C18. In 1821-44 Morgan Jenkins, draper, lived and traded here. Morgan Jenkins owned shares in the following Cardigan ships: ‘Mary’, 68 tons (1825), ‘Gleaner’, 97 tons (1825-36); ‘Velox’, 48 tons (1829-43); “Emerald”, 49 tons (1836); “Shannon”, 99 tons (1836); “Jane”, 97 tons (1838); “Sincerity”, 59 tons (1840);...

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