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Details of pub: Butchers Arms, Llandysul

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Address/Location: Abercerdyn
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Opened: c.      
Closed: NOT KNOWN       Type: Pub
Notes: 1846
"David Evans, was tried for stealing 9s. 6d. in silver from the pocket of Thomas Davies, as he was sleeping on a settle by the kitchen fire at the Butcher's Arms, at Abercerdyn, in the parish of Llandyssil. Verdict- Guilty, and sentenced to three months' imprisonment with hard labour" Welshman 23 Oct 1846

"E. Morgan, Esq., charged Evan Jones, Butcher's Arms, Llandyssil, with being drunk and riotous, on the 12th Feb. Fined 5s and costs" Welshman 3 April 1863

Licensee: Evan Jones
Slater’s Directory, 1868

"TRIAL OF PRISONERS. STEALING FROM FHE PERSON. Rees Rees, on bail, was charged with feloniously stealing the sum of £3 16s., the moneys of Evan Jones, on the 14th September, at the parish of Llandyssul.—Mr J. M Davies (Antaron), instructed by Mr George, appeared for the prosecution and Mr Morris Davies, instructed by Mr John Jones, Llandyssul, for prisoner. Evan Jones, Butcher's Arms, remembered going to the Alltyrodyn Arms on the 14th September, and had £3 19s. in his pocket, when prisoner asked for the loan of 6d., saying that he had no money. They had some beer together, and afterwards the prosecutor fell asleep, and when he awoke found that he had missed the money. He then went after the prisoner and asked him for the money which had teen lost, when he said he had not got it. He afterwards asked again for the money, when prisoner gave him one sovereign, which the prosecutor accepted. The same amount and kind of money had been seen in prisoner's possession.—Mary Jones, servant at the Alltyrodyn Arms, and several other witnesses were called for the prosecution, after which Mr Morris Davies made an energetic address to the jury on behalf of the prisoner.-The Chairman summed up; and the jury having spent some time in deliberation, returned a verdict Guilty."—A letter was read by the Chairman from the Vicar of Llandyssul, stating that he was not aware the prisoner bore a bad character. The Chairman said it was to be regretted that bad character. The Chairman said it was to be regretted that such an ambiguous letter as that should be sent to the court by the Vicar-if it was the Vicar's letter-and asked Mr Superin- tendent R. Lloyd if he knew anything against the man.—Mr Lloyd said he could prove nothing against him, but he did not bear a good character in the neighoourhood.—The Chairman said it appeared to him a very bad case. The prisoner had gone to drink with the prosecutor, as a friend, and had afterwards robbed him. If that was common in Cardiganshire, which he hoped not, it would have to be met by suitable punishment; but in the present instance the case would be decided upon its merits a one, and the prisoner would be sentenced to four months imprisonment, with hard labour." CN 23 Oct 1874

licensee: Evan Jones (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)

"Drunk and Riotous.- P.C. Davies (24) charged Evan Jones, Butchers' Arms, Llandyssul, innkeeper, with being drunk and riotous in Lincoln-street, Llandyssul on the 17th August. Fined £1 and costs in default two months' hard labour. Paid.-P.C Davies (8) charged Evan Jones with being drunk on his own premises (the Butchers- Arms) on the 18th August. Colonel Lewis asked if there were previous convictions against defendant. P.C. 24 said there were many previous convictions against him, but none of them were within the last twelve months. Mr Superintendent R. Lloyd said the defendant was drunk almost every day. Defendant was fined 5s, and costs. Paid. The Bench objected to the renewal of his licence. " CN 3 Sept 1875

"P.C. Davies (24) charged Evan Jones, Butchers' Arms, Llandyssil, Innkeeper, with being drunk and riotous at Llandyssul, on the 17th May.-Adjourned. Nuisance: -Thomas Jones, Newcastle Emlyn, inspector of nuisances, summoned David Jones and Evan Jones, butchers, Llandyssil, for allowing certain nuisances to remain on their premises,Both cases were adjourned.. " CN 30 June 1876 ?? Are these the same Evan Jones, a butcher and an innkeeper? [There were 45 Evan Jones in Llandysul in 1871]
not listed (1905 list)

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