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Pigot & Co. South Wales directory for 1844

The information  below relating to Saint Clears and Neighbourhoods 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)

Saint Clears and Neighbourhoods

See the 1830 extract for a full general description.

The parish contained, in 1831, 1,083 inhabitants; and in 1841, 1,167.

Post Office, David Morris, Post Master. - Letters from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Gloucester, Monmouth, Brecon and Carmarthen arrive every night at half-past eight, and are despatched at half-past ten. - Letters from Pembroke and Ireland arrive every morning at four and are despatched every evening at half-past seven.

Gentry and Clergy

  • Beynon, Rice Esq; St Clears
  • Evans, Rev John; St Clears
  • Evans, Rev Joseph; St Clears
  • Evans, Rev Stephen; Landouror
  • Kyniston, Frederick Esq; Blaencorse
  • Peacock, --- Esq; Castle Gorvod
  • Powell, Timothy Esq; Pen y Coed
  • Roberts, Lewis Esq; St Clears
  • Rowan, Captain Williams; St Clears
  • Waters, Mrs Margaret; St Clears
  • Westcott, Thomas Esq; St Clears
  • Williams, Rev Joseph; St Clears
  • Williams, Captain Walter; St Clears


  • Evans, Elizabeth
  • Evans, William
  • Morris, William
  • Phillips, John
  • Smith, Richard


  • Clarke, William
  • David, Daniel
  • Lewis, John
  • Thomas, John

Boot & Shoe Makers

  • David, William
  • Francis, James
  • Francis, John
  • Harry, David
  • James, John
  • Thomas, James


  • Beynon, John
  • John, Joseph
  • Thomas, Joseph

Butter & Corn Dealers

  • Bowen, John & Co
  • Davies, John
  • Harris & Co
  • Rogers, James


  • Brigstocke, Job
  • Brigstocke, John
  • Phillips, John
  • Rees, Charles
  • Rees, John
  • Williams, Daniel

Chymist and Druggist

  • Williams, Evan

Grocers, Drapers and Dealers in Sundries

  • Davies, Jonah
  • Davies, Samuel
  • Evans, Elizabeth
  • Evans, William
  • Morris, David (& stamp office)
  • Thomas, David
  • Thomas, James


(See also Taverns & Public Houses)

  • Blue Boar, Jane Griffiths; Landowror
  • Picton Castle (and posting house), William Bowers
  • Red Cow, William Bowers


  • Davies, Samuel
  • Morris, David
  • Thomas, David


  • Bowers, William
  • Harris, Henry
  • Lewis, William

Milliners & Dress Makers

  • Davies, Mary
  • Evans, Ann
  • Parry, Elizabeth
  • Parry, Mary Ann

Painters & Glaziers

  • Brigstocke, Job
  • Brigstocke, John
  • Rees, John

Stone Masons

  • Lloyd, David
  • Smith, Richard
  • Thomas, William
  • Treharne, Joseph


  • Davies, William
  • Lewis, John
  • Lewis, Thomas

Taverns and Public Houses

  • Black Horse, Evan Clark
  • Black Lion, John Thomas
  • Bush, Joseph Davies
  • Coach & Horses, Henry Clarke
  • Farmers' Arms, William Thomas
  • Hope and Anchor, Ann Roberts
  • King's Head, Jonah Walter
  • Lamb, John Barrett
  • Rose and Crown, John Beynon
  • Red Lion, William Thomas
  • Ship, Benjamin Clark
  • Square and Compass, Daniel Williams
  • Swan, John Griffith
  • Three Bells, Thomas Harries
  • Three Horse Shoes, John Thomas
  • White Horse, David Thomas

Wine & Spirit Merchant

  • Bowers, William


  • Good, William, land surveyor and agent
  • Howell, Rice Henry, surgeon
  • James, Benjamin, saddler
  • Lewis, John, miller
  • Phillips, John, cooper
  • Pugh, David, saddler
  • Williams, Thomas, flannel manufacturer


  • To London, the Royal Mail (from Pembroke) calls at the Picton Castle, every morning at four; goes through Carmarthen, Llandovery, and Brecon
  • To Pembroke, the Royal Mail (from London) calls at the Picton Castle, every night at half-past eight.


  • To Carmarthen. Thomas David's Car, every Wednesday and Saturday.

Conveyance by Water

  • To Bristol, the Betsy, John Evans, master; and the Penelope, William Hughes, master, once a fortnight.