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Details of pub: Drovers Arms, Adpar

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OS Grid Ref: SN3091440971
Opened: c.      
Closed: 1917       Type: Pub
Summary: 2017 occupied by a Veterinary Surgery. Building probably rebuilt c. 1926. Woodwork over the door says 1526 Ye Olde Drovers - The Drovers Stores 1926

Notes: 1719
"Yn y plwyf hwn, hefyd, yr argraphwyd y llyfr Cymraeg cyntaf yn Nghymru, yn y flwyddyn 1719, a hyny lle y mae ystabl y Drovers' Arms yn awr yn Adpar, gan Isaac Charles. " Baner 30 June 1900

1830 Henry Davies (Pigots Directory for South Wales and Monmouthshire 1830)

1844 Henry Davies (Slaters Directory)

Meeting to revise voters lists Welshman 1 Oct 1852

1880 Benjamin James (Slater's Directory of N & S Wales etc., 1880.)

"P.C. Davies (24) charged David Davies, Drovers' Arms, Adpar, Newcastle Emlyn, with keeping open his licensed premises (Drovers' Arms) for the sale of intoxicating liquors during the period the said premises were required by the Licensing Act, 1874, to be closed, on the 10th day of April, 1884. Fined 5s. and costs. -Elizabeth Evans, Adpar, widow, was charged with having been found on the licensed premises of David Davies, Drovers' Arms, Adpar. Newcastle Emlyn, at 10.45 p.m. on the 10th April, 1884, during which time the said premises were required to be closed. Fined 5s. and costs" CN 2 May 1884

Location for meeting of Cardiganshire South Main Roads Cttee CN 26 April 1895

Thomas Jones was ostler (witness in court)

Petty Sessions: Penrhiwpal; number on list: 1; name of premises: Drovers' Arms; Parish / Place: Adpar; Licensee: Jones, Walter; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : C H L Fitzwilliams, Cilgwyn, Newcastle Emlyn; 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)

"Newcastle Emlyn Arrests. ALLEGED FORGERY. A sensation was caused at Newcastle-Emlyn by the arrest of Mrs Elizabeth Jones. licensee of the Drovers Arms. Adpar and her daughter Margaret, aged fifteen years. who were brought before Mr. Thos. Davies on Monday on a charge of uttering a forged cheque. The accused were remanded on bail. " CN 25 Aug 1916 (N.B. See attachment for the trial)

Closed, Compensation £203
(County Licencing Committee, 1905-1938 Ceredigion Archives, Cards/QS/L/1)

Additional information


Description of the stocks in use

Date: 1872


Doorway of the Drovers



Poor buildings

Date: 1903


Theft of horse and cart while drunk

Date: 1900


Trial report: forged cheque

Date: 1916