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Details of pub: Porth Hotel, Llandysul

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Address/Location: Church Street
OS Grid Ref: SN4187340771
Opened: c.      
Closed: open 2017       Type: Hotel
Summary: Meeting place of the Llandyssul Benefit Society, established or first registered: 1853
(NLW ms 2165B, 2166-7E, 2168F, Record Books, 1853-1895); (H.R.Evans, A Village Worthy , Evan Isaac Thomas of Llandysul, His days (1823-1908) and Diary (1876-1885), 'Ceredigion', Vol. 4, No. 2 (1961), p. 158)

Notes: 1875
licencee: un-named (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
Petty Sessions: Llandyssul; number on list: 7; name of premises: Porth Hotel; Parish / Place: Llandyssul Town; Licensee: Smith, Albert Ernest; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Allsopps and Sons, Burton on Trent; free or tied: tied; tied to: Allsopps and Sons; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 7. (1905 list)

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Pub sign:

Pub sign, 2006



Advertisement 1922



Early photograph of the Porth Hotel



Dance Programme at the Porth Hotel 1914



Invoice from Porth Hotel 1927


People associated with this establishment
Evans, Daniel [-]
Evans, Hannah [-]
Evans, John [-]
Evans, Mary [-]
Evans, Thomas [-]
Smith, Albert Ernest [-]
Thomas, Hannah [-]

Total: 6