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Meeting place of the Bee-hive, established or first registered: 1855, after they left the Red Lion, Pontrhydfendigaid.
(JD Pratt’s list, printed, no. 93, date of approval by Pratt 23.6.1855)
Licensee: Evans, John
Slater’s Directory, 1868
licensee: Mrs. Evans (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
1883 - Sale of contents on behalf of Mrs Evans, who was retiring.
Lic. Thomas Jenkins
Owner 1889-1892: J.M.Davies, Antaeron, Aberystwyth
Licensee 1889-1892: David Jenkins
Transferred to Tregaron Petty Sessional Division, 1892
Register of Licences, Ilar Hundred, 1889-1924 with additions to 1952, Ceredigion Archives, TPS/LLI/1/7
"The freehold public house and premises, the Black Lion, occupied by Mr Hugh Arch, were next offered. After the bidding had reached £575, the Auctioneer took £10 bids, the Lot being knocked down to Mr D. M. Davies at £600." CN 16 July 1897
Petty Sessions: Tregaron; number on list: 19; name of premises: Black Lion Hotel; Parish / Place: Pontrhydfendigaid; Licensee: Jenkins, David; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : City Brewery, Litchfield; free or tied: tied; tied to: City Brewery; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 7. (1905 list)