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Details of pub: Black Horse, Trefechan

Other names: Ty Ceffyl Du
OS Grid Ref: SN5825681223
Opened: before 1837      
Closed: after 1948       Type: Pub
Summary: There was also a Black Horse in Bridge Street, just over the bridge, in 1871.

Notes: 1837
On the list of premises which were provided with water by the Aberystwyth Improvement Commissioners, 1837. Occupier / Landlord: Evan Rees, 6 Trefechan, Black Horse and Malthouse (Ceredigion Archives)
Said to have dangerous cellar flaps in the street. Occupant : EVAN REES.
Orders and Proceedings of the Commissioners of the Aberystwyth Improvements and Water Works, NLW, ABR, B2(a), 10.4.1838
1862 - deserting service charge by John Rees, of the Black Lion Inn, Trefechan. Seems to be a typo for Black Horse - Welshman 22 Aug 1862
1863 "John Rees, Black Horse Inn, Trefechan, was fined Is. and costs for allowing his waggons on the road side near Trefechan. " Welshman 20 March 1863
Licensee: Rees, Anne
Slater’s Directory, 1868

"The license of the Black Horse public-house, Trefechan, was transferred from the name of Elizabeth Rees to that of John Griffiths, carrier." AO 21 Mar 1868

licensee: John Griffiths
source: Post Office directory, 1871
Black Horse, John Griffiths, Inn and Public House, Trefechan, Aberystwyth, (Worrall's Directory, 1875)
John Lewis, licensee. (Court report CN 21 June 1895)
Petty Sessions: Aberystwyth; number on list: 4; name of premises: Black Horse; Parish / Place: Aberystwyth; Licensee: Lewis, John; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : David Roberts and Sons; free or tied: tied; tied to: Aberystwyth Brewery; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 6. (1905 list)
early 20th century
Photograph by Lewis, (Lewis the Mart),
NLW, vol. 1394, no. 9862

Transfer: from Ann Lewis to Jenkin Davies

Black Horse Inn and 3 cottages, Trefechan
Among the many freehold properties owned by David Roberts and Sons, 31.3.1926
NLW , Roberts and Evans, David Roberts of Trefechan; CB7/7
Still open in 1948 (Ceredigion Library web site), but not listed in trade directories after 1935 (Wales Trades' Directory)

Additional information


Trefechan, 25 inch, 1905



Bridge End and Black Horse, Trefechan, 50 inch, 1905



Trefechan, 25 inch, 1889



Trefechan, 50 inch, 1887



Death of landlady Jane Lewis

Date: 1883

People associated with this establishment
Rees, Elizabeth [-]