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Morfa Mawr OS Grid Ref:
SN50526538 approx Opened:
before 1874 Type:
Reference to a cottage called 'The Plough' in newspaper article. Probably a pub at some stage.
Another article refers to 'Rhiw-y-Plough' - the geography of which fits the old road (see OS maps) with sharp bend at bottom of hill at Pont Morfa. 'Plough' one of the cottages by the bend?
'Plough' John Miller Unm 55 Farmer of 400 acres, emp 15 men, 18 women
Sarah Evans Serv 25
Elizabeth Ann Evans Serv 20
Suicide of John Miller. See att
Longer and more gruesome report in Cambrian News 27 Nov 1874.
Reference to Rhiw-y-Plough which fits the map by Morfa Mawr - see attAdditional information