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Details of pub: Fish and Anchor, Llanwnen (p)
Other names: Fish n Anchor, Abercardinnen, Abercerdinen InnAddress/Location:
Abercerdinen OS Grid Ref:
before 1871 Closed:
open 2011 Type:
1871 Census Abercardinen Inn
John Evans, 88, Innkeeper; wife Margaret 83; dau Margaret Evans unm 43; Martha Thomas serv 15
1881 Census Abercardinen
Margaret Evans, unm, 58 Public House keeper; Mary Jenkins serv 37 unm
1889 OS Fish and Anchor P.H.
"LARCENY. William Edwards, Trefechan, Aberystwyth, journeyman clock cleaner, was brought up in custody charged with having demanded and obtained 3s. 3d under a threat from Margaret Evans, of the Fish and Anchor, Llanwnen, on the 25th ult. Margaret Evans said on the 25th ult, a stranger came to the house and asked if any clock required cleaning. She said no. He said a washer was missing, and then proceeded to repair the clock. Defendant demanded 2s 3d for the washer and Is for his work. She was not willing to pay the amount, but at last gave the man 3s 3d owing to his threat, as she was afraid of him. Hannah Evans said she was present when the accused demanded 3s 3d for cleaning the clock, The case was dismissed, the chairman remarking that it was not clear as to any threat having been used."
WGWWA 3 May 1900
Petty Sessions: Lampeter; number on list: 21; name of premises: Fish and Anchor; Parish / Place: Abercerdinen; Licensee: Daniel, John; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Alice M Hughes, Neuaddfawr, Lampeter; 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)
17 June 1931
Mentioned in a Sale Catalogue
Ceredigion Archives ADX/687/3 and ADX/416/20
Lic: Eirlys Thomas (Ceredigion licence application)
Featured in a reality TV show - Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares. Lic. Mike Ciminera
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