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Details of pub: Talbot Hotel, Tregaron

Other names: Y Talbot
OS Grid Ref: SN6807759677
Opened: c.      
Closed: open 2017       Type: Inn
Notes: 1819
We got a comfortable room at the Talbot Inn and ordered some mutton but it may have been goat and we had it replaced by Welsh rarebit the only other eatable to be had. … After retiring to rest, we were serenaded two or three times by a congress of dogs ably supported by all the geese and pigs in the neighbourhood, the dogs in general began the subject and were seconded by the geese who were immediately followed by the base of the pigs forming a fugue; we never ascertained the cause of this attention, but were extremely sorry that the poor animals staid up all night on our account.
Sandys, William, (1792-1874), Sandys, Sampson, (1797-1880) (brothers), A Tour Through Wales in October 1819, NLW Cwrt Mawr MS393 C, p. 85
1840 (about)
Tithe Map Name Caron
Field Number 74
Field Name Inn & premises
Area 1R 10P
The building is marked on the small map of the town but not on the larger-scale map at the bottom left hand side.
Tithe maps and apportionment.

Deaths: "On the 13th inst., at the Talbot Inn, Tregaron, Catherine, the beloved wife of Mr. Ellis Thomas, aged 34. " The Cambrian 30 March 1844
"Maps of the proposed Railway (by way of Tregaron) have been deposited for inspection by those interested, in the shop of Mr. Lewis, draper, and at the Talbot inn, Tregaron" Welshman 17 June 1845
licensee: John Williams (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
1885-1892 landlord William Morgan (d.1892) - wife's obituary
1892-1916 landlord Mrs Morgan - obituary

Deaths: "Medi 24, Tom Jones, ostler Talbot Inn, yn 28 oed." Y Drych 10 Oct 1894

Lot 1 Rent £89/17/6
Talbot Hotel, 6 day licence.
Ground floor: Coffee Room, Commercial Room, Sitting Room, Bar Parlour, Large Kitchen, Dairy, Larder, Liquor Store.
1st Floor: 9 bedrooms, Private Sitting Room, Large public room with separate entrance from the yard at side.
Half landing: WC
Top floor: 5 Bedrooms
Stabling with 10 stalls
Coach Houses
2 yards
Flower and Kitchen Gardens.
In occupation of Miss Nancy Morgan, 14 years from 25th March, 1911

Sale Catalogue of the Tregaron town portions of the Sunny Hill Estate, Cardiganshire, including the Talbot Hotel, Ceredigion Archives, ADX/424/11
Petty Sessions: Tregaron; number on list: 1; name of premises: Talbot Hotel; Parish / Place: Tregaron; Licensee: Morgans, Sarah; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : J Peacock, London; 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)

Additional information

Pub sign:

Pub sign, 2006



Talbot, Tregaron, c. 1900

Date: 1900 (approx)


Extended hours for Eisteddfod

Date: 1914


Obituary Mrs Morgan

Date: 1916


Inquest on a drunken dead tax-man

Date: 1850


Inquest on a tramp's child.

Date: 1854


Lack of urinals

Date: 1894


Talbot to let

Date: 1883