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Details of pub: Stags Head, Llangeitho

Other names:
Address/Location: near Llangeitho
OS Grid Ref: SN6409059017
Opened: c.      
Closed: after 1964       Type: Pub
Summary: On the B4342 and B4578 crossroads.
Thought to be a drover's pub.
(Richard Moore-Colyer, The Welsh Cattle Drovers, (2002), p. 139)
At sometime during the Victorian period, a local servant murdered his mistress for her fortune, but finding only a guinea or two he came to the Stag's Head, got drunk and was arrested for murder.
The Stags head is mentioned in Bethan Phillips book 'Pity the Swagman, The Australian Odyssey of a Victorian Diarist (2002)

Notes: 1822
earliest reference
Ann Edwards, inn keeper, age 40 (widow of John Edwards)
Census 1841
Richard Richards, age 37, Inn keeper
Census, 1851
Griffith Griffiths, age 34, Inn keeper
Census, 1861
Used for a Tory Parliamentary meeting
Griffith Griffiths, age 44, Inn keeper
Census, 1871
licensee: Griffith Griffiths (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
Griffith Griffiths, age 54, Inn keeper
Census, 1881
Thomas Davies, age 38, Mason. His wife was Catherine, daughter of Griffith Griffiths.
Census, 1891
1892 Licence transferred from Thomas Davies to David Rowlands, formerly of the Monarch Hotel, Tregaron "Trosglwyddwyd trwydded y Stag's Head, Llangeitho, am ychydig amser oddi-wrth Thomas Davies i David Rowlands, diweddar o'r Monarch Hotel, Tregaron." Brython Cymreig 29 Jan 1892
Birth Certificate of David Rowlands, son of David Rowlands, Licenced Victualler and Jane Rowlands, nee Richards)
David Rowlands died, aged 47
not on 1905 list

Shown on 1964 map, not on 1979

Additional information


Llangeitho parish, 25 inch, 1905



Englyn in praise of the Stag's Head

Date: 1877