• Office

    No. 5 CASTLE STREET

    by  • July 13, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Modern, Office, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History. Circa 1850 this was the office of the Bridge End timber yard. By 1868 David Griffith Davies & Launcelot Lowther, partners in running the Davies family business since June 1865, had offices here for their business enterprises. They were Agents for ‘Otago Provincial Government’ for emigration to New Zealand, David Griffith Davies was...

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    CUSTOM HOUSE, No. 44 ST. MARY STREET

    by  • June 18, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Modern, Office, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 13 Comments

    History: In 1741 Joseph Millingchamp died – a former comptroller of Customs at Cardigan who had resided here with his family. In April 1744 a notorious smuggler named William Owen, who was well-known to the Cardigan Customs Officers, brought a cargo to Cardigan. The revenue cruiser was sent out, which he and his men...

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    No. 39 ST. MARY STREET (ADVERTISER OFFICE)

    by  • June 18, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Office, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 4 Comments

    History: An Independent congregation began to meet in a loft behind the house in 1799, styling the place “Bethlehem Dissenters Chapel”. Rev. James Phillips was the Minister. In 1803 work began on Capel Mair Congregational Chapel, Feidrfair, which succeeded this meeting place. One member here was 19 year-old Daniel Davies, who later became the...

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    No. 7 ST. MARY STREET (Morgan & Richardson)

    by  • June 17, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Office, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 2 Comments

    History: Walter Giby probably occupied a building on this site in 1302. The present building may have been erected as a town house for the Brigstocke family of Blaenpant, Llandygwydd, in the late C18. The solicitor’s firm later known as ‘Evans & Morgan’ was founded in 1770 and may even have traded here from...

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