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

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Address/Location: 17 Harford Square SA48 7HE
OS Grid Ref: SN5778348104
Opened: before 1851      
Closed: c. 1881       Type: Pub
Summary: Belonged to the Peterwell (Falcondale) Estate.
On the 1851-81 Censuses, with the same family as tenants.
In Nov. 1881 the White Lion, and two adjoining premises were sold by leasehold, and John Charles Harford Esq. stipulated in the Indenture that the premises were no longer to be used for the sale of intoxicating liquor.
The same family resided there until c.1915, but as a Grocer and baker's shop.
2000 to present day a hairdresser's salon

Notes:
1851
William Jones, Innkeeper (died 1856)
1861
Jane Jones (Widow) Baker & Beer Retailer
1868
Licensee: Jones, Jane
Slater’s Directory, 1868 (not in Worrall's directory, 1875)
1871
Jane Jones, Publican
1881
Jane Jones, Publican, (died 1883)
30.11.1881
Rev John Jones, Vicar of Llanor, Caernarvonshire, leases “All that piece and parcel of land being portion of The Peterwell Estate… on which said piece of ground premises lately called The White Lion, Swan and Smith’s Arms stood” from John Charles Harford, Esq., & Mrs Harford, Falcondale.
£750 + Rent £6 pa, to be paid in 2 installments:
i) 25th March ii) 29th Sept
Length of lease - 50 yrs (expiring 1931)
Clause included in indenture contract stating “that Lessee is not to use or convert the said messuages or dwelling houses and buildings for any purposes than as a dwelling house or shop nor to use the same for any part thereof for a Tavern or Inn Beershop and not permit any offensive trades to be carried on.
1891-1901
John Jones (William & Jane’s son) and his wife Anne, Baker & Grocer
1907
Anne Jones dies
1909
John Jones remarries – another Anne
1911
John & Anne Jones, Grocer
1915
John Jones dies



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