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Details of pub: Hendafarn, Cilcennin (p)Other names: Address/Location:
Cilcennin OS Grid Ref:
SN520601 approx Opened:
NOT KNOWN Type:
The name Hendafarn (old tavern) implies that it used to be an tavern or that a new tavern was opened in the village or parish, but no premises called 'New tavern' is known. It was built next to what became The Commercial Inn, (opened by 1871) near the church. Notes:
Land tax for Tavarn Kilcenin, John Lewis, abode: Hendre.
Lewis Griffiths served as churchwarden "for ye alehouse"
Mary, daughter of Isaac and Anne Lewis of Cilcennin public house, farmer, was baptised 22nd May
Census returns for 'Hendafarn' show that it was occupied by David Jones, carpenter in 1841, and Sarah Jones, widow in 1851 and 1861. None of these identify the house as an pub, or the occupants as publicans. Additional information