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    No. 1 CAMBRIAN QUAY, CARDIGAN

    by  • June 3, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Inn, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 3 Comments

    History: By 18th April 1871 “The Cambrian Inn” was trading here. In 1871 the following persons lived here: Margaret Thomas, 74, culm merchant (b. Pembrokeshire); Hannah Thomas, 31, her daughter (b. Pembrokeshire); David Richards, 22, grandson, mariner (b. Mynachlogddu); William James, 25, nephew, ironmonger (b. Mynachlogddu); John O. Griffiths, 37, son-in-law, master mariner (b....

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    BRYNYMOR, CARDIGAN

    by  • June 3, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 2 Comments

    Site Name: BRYN-Y-MOR; PITCHERT; BRIDGETFACH; PRITCHARD-FACH. History: The present name means ‘The Sea Hill’. According to Samuel Rush Meyrick ‘Pitchert’ was the scene of a revenge attack during the early 14th Century when Gwilym ap Einon, sometime Constable of Cardigan Castle and founder of Towyn, Ferwig: “…slew the Irish that dwelt at Pitchert for...

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    NEW MANCHESTER HOUSE, BRIDGE STREET

    by  • June 3, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: There were inhabited dwellings on this site (formerly named Bancymoch as it had been the site of the pig market) in 1841. Residents include: Ann Davies, lodging house keeper; William Roberts, earthenware dealer; and William Evans, 35, hawker. Situated on the junction of Bridge Street and Quay Street, the former pig market and...

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    DUDLEY, No. 7 BRIDGE STREET

    by  • June 2, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: Thomas Williams, linen draper, began trading in 1832, probably at this address. Dudley is shown on John Wood’s 1834 map of Cardigan. In 1838-81 Thomas Williams, linen draper and burgess of Cardigan, lived and traded here. In 1848 Thomas Williams, draper, owned shares in the Cardigan ship ‘Fame’, 77 tons. In 1851 the...

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    GLENROY, No. 6 BRIDGE STREET, CARDIGAN

    by  • June 2, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: Glenroy is shown on John Wood’s 1834 Map of Cardigan. In 1836-71 Catherine Baynes lived here. In 1836 Catherine Baynes, widow, owned shares in the ship ‘Fame’, 78 tons. In 1837 she owned shares in the ship ‘Expedition’, 37 tons. In 1841-81 David Richard Baynes lived here intermittently. In 1841 Catherine Baynes, 40,...

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    CASTLE CHAMBERS (George, Davies & Evans), No. 5 BRIDGE STREET, CARDIGAN

    by  • June 2, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: Much of the history of No. 5 is connected to the adjoining ‘Bridge House’. It was probably built in the late C18. It is shown on J. Wood’s 1834 map of Cardigan as part of David Davies’ business premises. In 1841 the following persons may have lived here: Hannah Terry, 65, independent; John...

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    CARDIGAN CASTLE; CASTLE GREEN TIME-LINE

    by  • August 21, 2012 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Masonry Castle, Medieval, Modern, Post-Medieval • 2 Comments

    1093 - References to a castle established by Earl Roger de Montgomery at the Teifi estuary probably refer to the site at Old Castle, a mile downstream. 1094 – The early earthwork fortification at Old Castle was destroyed by the Welsh. 1110 – The present castle site was probably first occupied by Gilbert fitz...

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