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Details of pub: Old Inn, Llanilar (p)
Other names: Address/Location: OS Grid Ref:
before 1844 Closed:
Location: shown on Tithe map as property 10 'Public House and Garden' in the occupation of Richard Theophilus
Marriage of un-named daughter of licensee John Davies AO 8 Jan 1859
"Deaths:On the 21st inst., in the 70th year of his age, Mr. John Davies, Old Inn, Llanilar" AO 25 March 1865
Selling outside hours, Margaret Davies, tenant. See att
Licensee: Davies, Ruth
Slater’s Directory, 1868 (not in Worrall's directory, 1875)
Deaths: 31st ult., aged 78; Mrs RUTH DAVIES, Old Inn, Llanilar. Aberystwyth Times 10 April 1869
The licence of the "Old Inn," Llanilar, was transferred from Margaret Davies to John Richards. Aber Times 9 Oct 1869
Moving to new premises:
"in consequence of the house and premises now kept by me as an inn, and known by the name or sign of The Old Inn, being rendered unfit for the reception of travellers, and for the other legal purposes of an inn," [moving to]... a certain fit and convenient house, the property and rented of James Loxdale, Esquire, and situate near to the said inn, and which said house has been erected and built in consequence of the said inn being unfit for the reception of travellers and the other legal purposes of an inn as aforesaid." see att
John Richards, Tenant
The new building was named the Bulls Head [show pub]