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    BROYAN HOUSE, PRIORY STREET (D M B Davies’)

    by  • June 15, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: The building was under way by 12th June 1858 – along with Graystones, the first new houses of the street. In 1871 the following persons lived here: Thomas Morris, 68, retired builder; Rachel Morris, 73, his wife; Mary Morris, 77, his sister, widow; and Margaret Williams, 19, servant. Thomas Morris died here on...

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    No. 45 PENDRE (Pink Orchid)

    by  • June 14, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 0 Comments

    History: No. 45 was marked on J. Wood’s 1834 Map of Cardigan as belonging to Major Bowen. Benjamin Jenkins built the present building. In 1871 the following persons lived here: Mary Williams, 44, annuitant; Maria Williams, 36, her sister; and Eliza Williams, 34, sister. In 1871-1914 Miss Maria Williams lived here. In 1881 Maria...

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    CARDIGAN GAOL

    by  • June 14, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 9 Comments

    History: In 1791 John Nash was paid £48.17s. for plans, elevations and estimates for a new Gaol for Cardigan – this was approved in February at the Quarter Sessions. The main contractors were James Rees – mason; Richard Oliver – carpenter; and William Slack of Cheapside – ironmonger. In 1793 Sir Richard Colt-Hoare commented...

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    No. 11 PENDRE (TREFLYN)

    by  • June 13, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, House, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Shop, Site Type • 3 Comments

    History: In 1807 Master Mariner Thomas Jones (b.1742) of Pendre, probably living at an earlier building on this site, wrote his will. He referred to his wife Mary Jones (a daughter of Jonathan Jenkins of Cilbronnau, Llangoedmor); son Jonathan Jones (b.1772) – sail-maker; eldest son Thomas Jones, master mariner; and late son John Jones...

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