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Details of pub: Ship Inn, Lampeter / Llanbedr Pont Steffan

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Address/Location: High Street
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Opened: before 1778      
Closed: c. 1845       Type: Inn
Summary: Mentioned as one of the places where Parish Vestries were held. At the end of the 1840s these premises were taken by Banc yr Eidon Du (The Black Ox Bank).

Notes: From the Lampeter Parish Register:

1778 - Baptized November 23rd Mary the Daughter of Daniel Evans of the Town, Innkeeper and Anne his wife.
1792 – Baptized June 19th Anne Daughter of Daniel Evans of the Ship, Town and Anne Uxor [Wife]

1785
Mentioned in Parish Vestry minutes
1791
Daniel Evans, victualler, The Ship
Universal British Directory, 1791-1795
1801 (5th October)
Mentioned as one of the premises where the parish Vestry was held.
c.1805
Daniel Evans, Maesnewydd, Cribyn (Daniel Ddu o Geredigion) lodged at The Ship Inn with Mr and Mrs Morgan, whilst a pupil at the Old Grammar School. (Headmaster – Rev. Eliezer Williams)
1807
Reference to Lampeter involved in the Mail Coach traffic 3 days a week.
1830
Owner David Price Esq.
Occupant - Daniel Evans
1832
Rebuilt.
Occupant - John and Anne Price.
1841
Sale of The Ship Inn
Tenant at will - David Thomas
First meeting of The Oddfellows held at the Ship Inn
“procession from the Ship to the church. After Church Service, dinner at the Ship, presided over by Mr Samuel Davies, Emporium, and supported by Mr Wm Rees, Chemist”.
1844
Pigot’s directory - David Thomas
1849
Hunt & Co. Directory No mention of The Ship Inn
David Jones & Co Bank was in Lampeter. Banc yr Eidon Du (Black Ox Bank) came to the premises of the Ship Inn.
Some time later, the bank transferred across the High Street to Derry Row


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