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Details of pub: Liverpool Arms, Cardigan / Aberteifi

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Address/Location: 6 Bridge Parade
OS Grid Ref: SN1776645870
Opened: c.      
Closed: 1925       Type: Pub
Summary: Bridge Parade was a terrace of 10 houses below the Castle Wall, opposite the Bridge. Demolished before the 1950s.

1908: "There were two rooms on the ground floor-a bar and parlour, and the latter was practically the front room of an adjoining house. The measurements of the bar were 12ft. 6inches by 9ft. 6ins., and the parlour 9ft. by 9ft. There were three bedrooms. The house had no yard and no back door. The area of the ground on which the house stood was 17ft. or 18ft. square. The rateable value of the house was £ 5 12s. 6d. The trade of the house was very fair."

Notes: In existence 1850-1925 (Glen Johnson's list from Trade Directories, Census returns etc.)

1871 Census
Thomas Matthias, 50, Master Mariner and Innkeeper
Margaret Matthias, Wife, 33,

From the Gazette: Local Liquidations: Evan Evans, Liverpool Arms, Cardigan, licensed victualler

Deaths: "EVANS. May 19tb, at the Liverpool Arms, Bridge parade, Cardigan, Rachel Anne, eldest daughter of Mr Thomas Evans, stonemason, aged 4 years and 10 months" AO 31 May 1884
"Refusal of transfer of Licence. Mrs Sarah Davies now residing at the Liverpool Arms, Bridge-street. made an application for a transfer of the license of that house from Thomas Evans to Evan Davies, mariner, her husband. The Bench after a short consultation for reasons stated by them to applicant refused the application." CN 11 Nov 1887
Deaths: "DAVIES. On the 18th inst., at Liverpool Arms, Cardigan, Mrs Hannah Davies, widow of the late Thomas Davies, mariner, aged 61 years" Cgn Obs 22 Aug 1896
"The licences of the Castle Arms was transferred to John Williams, that of the Castle Inn to Mrs Jones, and that of the Liverpool Arms to D. O. Jones, as part owner of the house." S Wales Daily News 9 Sept 1896

Objections to renewal for redundancy. Referred for compensation. Renewed as insufficient money in the compensation fund.

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Description of the Liverpool Arms

Date: 1908