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Pigot & Co. South Wales directory for 1844

The information  below relating to Llandovery and Neighbourhood 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)

Llandovery and Neighbourhood

See the 1830 Directory extract for a full general description.

The parish of Llandingat comprises the hamlets of Forest, Telych, and Ystrad, and the borough of Llandovery: these contained, collectively, in 1831, 2,465 inhabitants, and at the census taken in 1841, the diminished number of 2,345.

Post Office, Market-street, David Rice Rees, Post Master. --- Letters from London, and also from Bristol (by way of Gloucester) arrive afternoon at ten minutes past one, and are despatched every morning at twenty minutes before eleven. --- Letters from Bristol, Carmarthen, Milford Haven and Ireland arrive every morning at twenty minutes before eleven, and are despatched every afternoon at ten minutes past one. --- Letters from Lampeter, Aberayron, Aberystwyth and part of North Wales arrive every morning, and are despatched every afternoon at half-past one.

* The Post Office opens at eight in the morning and closes at ten at night.

Nobility, Gentry and Clergy

Academies & Schools

Attorneys

Auctioneers & Appraisrs

Bakers & Flour Dealers

Bankers

Blacksmiths

Bookseller, Publisher, Stationer & Printer

(See also Printers)

Boot & Shoe Makers

Brewers

Butchers

Carpenters & Cabinet Makers

China, Glass &c. Dealers

Chymists & Druggists

Coopers

Curriers & Leather Cutters

Fire, &c. Office Agents

Grocers and Drapers

Marked thus * are also ironmongers

( See also Shopkeepers &c)

Hair Dressers

Hatters

Inns

(See also Taverns & Public Houses)

Ironmongers

See under the head Grocers & Draprs

Maltsters

Millers

Milliners and Dress Makers

Nailmakers

Painters & Glaziers

Plasterers & Tilers

Printers - Letter - Press

Saddlers, &c

Shopkeepers & Dealers in Groceries & Sundries

Stone Masons

Surgeons

Tailors

Taverns & Public Houses

Tawers

Timber Merchants

Watch & Clock Makers

Wheelwrights

Wine and Spirit Merchant

Miscellaneous

Coaches

All call at the Castle Inn

Carriers

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