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Other names: CommercialAddress/Location:
Stryd yr Ysgol, LLANON SY23 5HY OS Grid Ref:
before 1861 Closed:
open 2017 Type:
Closed in 2015 following the sudden death of the proprietor. Re-opening on 2nd November 2016 following a re-fit by proprietor Dylan Jones.Notes:
Census entries for Commercial -
1861 occupied by Jane Thomas, innkeeper.
Licensee: John Thomas
Slater’s Directory, 1868
1871 occupied by John Thomas, innkeeper.
1875 licensee: John Thomas (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
1881 occupied by John Thomas, innkeeper.
1891 occupied by Jane Thomas, innkeeper.
1901 occupied by Margaret Evans, innkeeper.
Petty Sessions: Aberaeron; number on list: 51; name of premises: Commercial; Parish / Place: Llanon; Licensee: Evans, Margaret Jane; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : John Thomas, Belmont, Llanon; free or tied: Free; tied to: [blank]; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 7. (1905 list)
1911 occupied by David Jones, innkeeper.
From Petty Session Returns in Ceredigion Archives TPS/1/1 -
1905 a full licence for the freehouse Commercial, owned by John Thomas of Belmont, Llanon, tennant Margaret Jane Evans.Additional information