N.B. Some pubs do not appear on the maps as we do not have a definite location for them.
Details of pub: Red Lion Inn, Ffos y FfinOther names: Address/Location:
Ffos y Ffin SA46 0HA OS Grid Ref:
open 2016 Type:
Marked as Inn on OS 1 inch map, revised 1887, published 1898
Marked as Red Lion Inn on 6 inch OS map (revised 1904, published 1906).
Petty Sessions: Aberaeron; number on list: 19; name of premises: Red Lion; Parish / Place: Henfynyw; Licensee: Evans, Mary; owner or tenant : owner ; registered owner : Mary Evans, Red Lion, Aberaeron; 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)
21st |March 1912
Report of Licence Renewal Authority for the Red Lion Inn, Ffosyffin
Objection was taken to the transfer of the License of the Red Lion Inn on the following grounds:
(1) That the house is quite unnecessary, being 2 miles of Aberaeron and 3 from Llanarth
(2) That it is injurious to the religion and morality of the neighbourhood.
Evidence from Edward George, one of the deacons of Ffosyffin CM chapel
Only 23 people live in Ffosyffin, no travellers go there, … I am a staunch teetotaller … I would close all public houses if I could.
Detailed description of the Pub by the Police Sergeant.
Evidence of Elizabeth Thomas, wife of the licensee
It is near Henfynyw church yard and the inn might be required by those who attend funerals.
A petition was signed by 336 people to renew the licence ... We have a good trade. ... My Aunt, was the old licensee ... Messrs Evans Bros, Pengarreg meet at our house to pay their customers. Cattle Dealers and Pig merchants often call there.
Decision: License not required.
Detailed valuation of alcohol sold by the licensee and other matters.
County Council Clerk’s records, Bundle of correspondence relating to the licensing of public houses in Cardiganshire, 1910-1912, Ceredigion Archives, CDC/SE/14/2
Recommended for closure by the local Licencing committee by licence renewed by the County Committee.
(County Licencing Committee, 1905-1938 Ceredigion Archives, Cards/QS/L/1)