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Details of pub: Drovers Arms, Lampeter / Llanbedr Pont Steffan

Other names:
Address/Location: Bridge St
OS Grid Ref: SN5781148074
Opened: before 1833      
Closed: NOT KNOWN       Type: Inn
Summary: From ‘65 Years ago’ by R.D. (Carmarthen Journal 1935)
Drovers Arms is now a dairy at the junction of Bridge St. and Drovers Rd.
“In those days the premises extended over the offices now occupied by D.R.Evans & Co, printers. They included 3 thatched cottages:-
Martha Davies (Martha Shincyn)
Jenkin Jenkins
Tavern – David Jenkins and his mother.”


Notes: 1833
Burial of Thomas Jenkins, Drovers Arms, aged 33 years in St Peter’s Churchyard
1841 census
Margaret Jenkins, Innkeeper
1851 census
Jenkin Davies, Innkeeper (moved from The Lamb)
Margaret Jenkins, Drover’s Widow
Martha Jenkin Davies, Baker
1861 Census
Margaret Jenkins
Jane Davies, Innkeeper
1871 census
Margaret Jenkins
Martha Davies
Jenkin Jenkins
After this time, there is no mention of it being an inn. It was occupied by David Jenkins, Farmer, and his brother Jenkin a Cattle dealer.
1901 Census
There appear to be 3 distinct premises here: D.R Evans, Printer; David Jenkins, retired Cattle dealer, and Eliza Jenkins, Grocer.
1911 Census
The name Drovers Arms still appears on the census returns.


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