N.B. Some pubs do not appear on the maps as we do not have a definite location for them.
Details of pub: Fountain Inn, Swyddffynnon
Other names: Address/Location: OS Grid Ref:
NOT KNOWN Type:
Compensation notice calls it an alehouse, not a PH. Also marked on map as B.H.Notes:
Tithe Map Name Lledrod
Field Number 1168
Field Name Fountain Inn House and Garden
Occupier Eliza Williams
Occ. Henry Francis Mining Agent.
So probably a beerhouse?
"Marwolaethau: Ionawr 9, Thomas Francis, mab ieuengaf Mr. Henry Francis, Fountain Inn, Swyddffynnon, yn 13 mlwydd oed" Seren Cymru 19th January 1866
County court case: "Daniel James, farmer, Tynpompren. said he arranged to meet plaintiff and David Jones at Swyddfynnon. It had been arranged that David Jones should be there to sign the note. John Jones, senr., asked him to sign the note. but he refused at first. They went to the Fountain, and stopped so long there, and be had so much of what they did call drink till he did not know what he had signed." Judgment for plaintiff for full amount claimed" CN 16 June 1876
Transfer of Licence.-The licence of the Fountain Inn, Swyddffynnon, was transferred from Wm. Williams to John Thomas CN 9 May 1879
Owner, 1889: William Williams of London
Owner, 1890-1892: The Earl of Lisburne
Licensee, 1889-1892: Charlotte Carne
Charlotte Carne Mar Head 44 Publican
Transferred to Tregaron Petty Sessional Division
Register of Licences, Ilar Hundred, 1889-1924 with additions to 1952, Ceredigion Archives, TPS/LLI/1/7
"On Saturday. 12th November, the remains of David Carne were interred at the Churchyard at Ystrad Meurig. The deceased was the son of the late Mrs Charlotte Carne, Fountain Inn, Swyddffynnon, and had just attained his 26th birthday. Since his mother's sad death last year he had been in very bad health and suffered from epileptic fits." CN 18 Nov 1904
Petty Sessions: Tregaron; number on list: 23; name of premises: Fountain Inn; Parish / Place: Swyddfynnon; Licensee: Felix, Hannah; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Crosswood estate; free or tied: free; tied to: [blank]; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 6. (1905 list)
Closed, Compensation £151
(County Licencing Committee, 1905-1938 Ceredigion Archives, Cards/QS/L/1)