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Details of pub: White Hart, Lampeter / Llanbedr Pont Steffan

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Address/Location: Harford Square SA48 7HF
OS Grid Ref: SN5777648110
Opened: before 1851      
Closed: c. 1960       Type: Pub
Summary: These premises became known as the White Hart about 1865, when David & Mary Lewis were moved from White Hart (1), now the Castle Hotel. [See separate entry]. However there had been a pub (or inn) here previously. Could it have been known as the Kings Head? - R.D in his column '65 years ago' in Cambrian News 1934 states that ...."the next premises were known as the Kings Head, today the White Hart. About the same time, (1860s) David Davies, Carpenter, had built a new place for himself in Bridge Street and called it the Kings Head.

Notes:
1851
Samuel Jones (Sam y Crydd) - moved to The Queens Arms (Part of the White Hart was a Cobbler’s shop)
1861
Premises have no name on the Census - Simon Harries Innkeeper
Sometime after the 1861 Census, Capt. David Lewis and family, who was Innkeeper at the Old White Hart in High Street (now Castle Hotel), came here, bringing the name with them.
1871
White Hart David Lewis Innkeeper
1875
licensee: David Lewis (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
1881
White Hart David Lewis, Innkeeper
1891
William Davies, Innkeeper
1901
Jenkin Howells
1905
Petty Sessions: Lampeter; number on list: 9; name of premises: White Hart; Parish / Place: Lampeter; Licensee: Howells, William; owner or tenant : Owner; registered owner : J Howells, White Hart; free or tied: Free; tied to: [blank]; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 7. (1905 list)
1911
Jenkin Howells. (Died 1929)
Later
Tom and Annie Evans
About 1960, a fire broke out in the White Hart. It was not restored, but sold to the Midland Bank who rebuilt the premises, and moved here from High Street.


Additional information

Photograph:

White Hart, Lampeter

Date: 1900 (approx)

Newspaper:

Sudden death of visitor

Date: 1859

Newspaper:

White Hart for sale

Date: 1848