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Pigot & Co. South Wales directory for 1844

The information  below relating to Newcastle-In-Emlyn was extracted  by Gareth Hicks with the kind permission of the publishers from the CD of the same title as the main heading. (Archive CD Books)

Newcastle-In-Emlyn

See the 1830 extract for a full general description.

The parish of Kennarth contained, in 1831, 1,935 inhabitants, and in 1841, 2,044; of which last number, it is estimated, about 1,000 formed the population of Newcastle.

Post Office, Ann and Sarah Evans, Post Mistresses. - Letters from London and various other parts arrive (from Carmarthen) every morning at ten minutes past eight, and are despatched every evening at half-past five. - Letters from Cardigan, &c arrive every evening at half-past five, and are despatched every morning at half-past eight.

Gentry and Clergy

  • Beynon, John Esq (clerk of the peace); Adpar hill
  • Bowen, James Esq; Troderoyr
  • Brigstocke, Rev Augustus; Gellidowill
  • Brigstocke, Wm Owen Esq; Blaenpant
  • Buck, ---Mrs; Park y gorse
  • Campbell, D Esq; Emlyn Cottage
  • Davies, A D Saunders Esq; Pentre
  • Davies, Thomas Esq; Abercery
  • Evans, --- Mrs; Newcastle
  • Griffith, John Esq; Llwyndwrys
  • Hall, Edward Lloyd Crompton Esq; Emlyn Cottage
  • Howell, Henry Esq; Glaspant
  • Hughes, Rev Isaac; Llandevereog
  • Jones, Rev John Price; Newcastle
  • Jones, --- Miss; Cilwandeg
  • Jones, --- Mrs; Penlan
  • Jones, --- Mrs; Newcastle
  • Lewis, Rev Benjamin; Diffryn
  • Lewis, Thomas Esq; Clinfien
  • Lewis, Wm Price Esq; Valindre House
  • Lloyd, Capt ---; Dolhaidd
  • Parry, W H W Esq; Noyaddtrefawr
  • Ploughman, Capt ---; Newcastle
  • Pringle, Capt James; Newcastle
  • Thomas, Rees Goring Esq; Llysnewyd
  • Thomas, Thomas Parry Esq; Abercery
  • Tytherleigh, --- Esq; Nantypobty
  • Walters, the Misses; Blandudeny
  • Williams, Aldborough Lloyd Esq; Talgarreg
  • Williams, Edward Lloyd Esq; Alderbrook Hall

Academies

  • Davies, John
  • Francis, Elizabeth
  • Jones, Grace
  • Williams, Wm

Attorneys

  • Evans, Benjamin, and at Lampeter
  • Lloyd & Davies, and at Cardigan

Auctioneers

  • Davies, Thomas; Henllan bridge
  • Jones, John; Drefach
  • Rees, David; Caercadw

Bakers

  • James, David
  • Jenkins, Hannah
  • Jones, John
  • Owen, Ann
  • Parry, Elizabeth

Blacksmiths

  • Jones, Samuel
  • Morris, Enos
  • Thomas, Benjamin

Bookseller & Stationer

  • Jones, William (and printer)

Boot & Shoe Makers

  • Jones, James
  • Jones, John
  • Jones, Thomas
  • Lewis, Daniel
  • Lewis, Samuel

Carpenters

  • Jones, John
  • Jones, Thomas
  • Phillips. Thomas
  • Thomas, Thomas

Chymists & Druggists

  • Evans, M
  • James, Thomas
  • Pridham, Edward

Curriers & Leather Sellers

  • Evans, John
  • Jenkins, John
  • Watkins, Enoch (and tanner)
  • Williams, Stephen

Glovers & Skinners

  • Davies, David
  • Matthias, James
  • Thomas, Roger
  • Thomas, Thomas

Grocers & Drapers

  • Davies, Eliza
  • Evans, Benjamin
  • Evans, Henry
  • Morris, Thomas
  • Thomas, David
  • Watkins & Evans (and ironmongers)
  • Williams, Thomas

Hat Manufacturers

  • Jones, David
  • Rees, David

Inns

(See also Taverns & Public Houses)

  • Emlyn Arms (and posting house), James Herbert
  • Salutation Family Hotel (commercial and posting house, & excise office), Daniel Oliver Rees

Ironmongers

  • Evans, Benjamin
  • Evans, Henry
  • Watkins & Evans
  • Williams, Stephen

Maltsters

  • Thomas, Margaret
  • Thomas, Timothy
  • Thomas, Titus

Milliners & Dress Makers

  • James, Elizabeth
  • James, Esther (and straw hat)
  • James, Mary

Painters, Plumbers, &c

  • Esau, Owen
  • Jones, John
  • Price, David

Saddlers

  • Evans, John
  • James, Theopilus
  • Jones, Samuel
  • Jones, Thomas

Spirit Dealers

  • Evans, Daniel
  • Morgan, Margaret

Stone Masons

  • Davies, Benjamin
  • Morris, David
  • Morris, John

Surgeons

  • Lewis, David
  • Phillips, John
  • Thomas, James

Tailors

  • Charles, John
  • Charles, Thomas
  • Jones, Abel
  • Jones, Joseph
  • Lewis, David
  • Powell, David

Taverns & Public Houses

  • Angel, Mary Morgan
  • Butchers' Arms, Theophilus Thomas
  • Black Lion, Eleanor Jones
  • Blue Bell, George Higgon
  • Castle, Fanny Owens
  • Cawdor Arms, Jessy Havard Jones
  • Coed More Arms, Elizabeth Parry
  • Drovers' Arms, Henry Davies
  • Emlyn Castle, Thomas Griffith Davies
  • Farmers' Arms, David Thomas
  • Farriers' Arms, James Wilson
  • Ivy Bush, Jacob Lloyd
  • Lamb, Margaret Thomas
  • Nag's Head, David James
  • Pelican, Hannah Rees
  • Plough, David Davies
  • Red Cow, Thomas Jones
  • Red Lion, David Jones
  • Swan, Mary Owens
  • White Hart, John Howell
  • White Lion, Samuel Jones

Watch & Clock Makers

  • Davies, David
  • Evans, Thomas

Wool Carders & Spinners

  • Griffiths, David
  • Griffiths, James
  • Williams, Ebenezer

Miscellaneous

  • Davies, David, butcher
  • Evans, Benjamin, agent for the Clerical and Medical Life Assurance Company
  • Evans, Henry, cooper
  • Griffiths, Daniel, tin-plate worker
  • James, Peter, tanner
  • Jones, Joseph, bookbinder
  • Jones, Thomas, clerk to the magistrates
  • Rees, Thomas, miller
  • Savings Bank - Thomas Jones, actuary

Union Work-House

  • Clerk - Thomas Jones
  • Master - David Davies
  • Matron - Esther Davies

Registrars of Births, Marriages and Deaths

  • Superintendent - Thomas Jones
  • Registrar of Marriages - Timothy Thomas
  • Registrars of Births and Deaths - Joseph Jones and Thomas Williams

Mail

  • To Cardigan, the Royal Mail (from Carmarthen) calls at the Emlyn Arms, every morning at eight
  • To Carmarthen, the Royal Mail (from Cardigan) calls at the Emlyn Arms, every evening at half-past five.

Carriers

  • To Cardigan and Merthyr Tydvil, D Thomas, once a fortnight
  • To Carmarthen, John Davies \nd John Rees, every Monday and Friday