N.B. Some pubs do not appear on the maps as we do not have a definite location for them.
Details of pub: Black Swan, Aberystwyth
Other names: Address/Location:
Butchers Market OS Grid Ref:
NOT KNOWN Type:
This might have become the Rose and Crown in the early 1860s. The inn keeper of both was Morgan Davies.
[Probably not - 1871 Census the 'Swan' is two doors up from the Rose and Crown, kept by Catherine Edwards. 1887 map it's the 'White Swan']
White and Black Swan names seem interchangeable! White SwanNotes:
On the list of premises which were provided with water by the Aberystwyth Improvement Commissioners, 1837. Occupier / Landlord: Richard Jones, (Ceredigion Archives)
1842/3 William Jones
"1st November, 1842.The notice of William Jones. Black Swan, demanding to be supplied with water having been taken into consideration, it is resolved that as his supply was cut off on account of a waste of water that his request be not complied with. [At the next meeting it is agreed to cut off the supply from all houses where waste was not prevented by ball and stop-cocks. On the 3rd January 1843, the Turncock is directed to supply with water the premises of William Jones of the Black Swan up on the terms directed by the Act of Parliament.)" Reported in the CN 9 March 1883
"PRIODASAU: Ionawr 30, yn Llanbadarnfawr, Ceredigion, Mr. William Evans, siopwr, Penrhiwhir, a Miss Mary Richards, Black Swan. Aberystwyth." Yr Amserau 25 Chwef 1852
Black Swan, Morgan Davies, St James's Square
Slaters Directory, 1859
"Capt. Morgan Davies, of the Black Swan, in this town who acts as Treasurer to the fund." AO 23 April 1859
"Deaths: July 3rd, aged 52, MARY, relict of the late Mr WM. HUGHES, Black Swan Inn, Aberystwyth"
Court case, Catherine Edwards Lic. see att
Census: Catherine Edwards, Wife, Mar, 52, Licensed Victualler
Summons for using unstamped measures