Pigot & Co. South Wales directory for 1844

Aberystwith with Llanbadarn fawr 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)

This is a selective extraction of facts that might interest genealogists and all personal and property names mentioned. Any general data such as referred to in Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary1833 extract, see Description of the parish of Aberystwyth or Description of the parish of Llanbadarn Fawr  , is not repeated here.

Aberystwith with Llanbadarn fawr and neighbourhoods

The parish of Llanbadarn-fawr contained, in 1831, 9,824 inhabitants; and the borough and chapelry of Aberystwith 4,128 of that number; at the last census, 1841, the population of the parish was 11,239; and that of Aberystwith, 4,916.

Post Office, New-street, Aberystwith, Anne Cox, Post Mistress. --- Letters from London, the North of England, Scotland, Ireland, and North Wales arrive every afternoon at twenty-five minutes before five, and are despatched every morning at eight. --- Letters from Cheltenham and the West arrive every afternoon at half-past five, and are despatched every morning at half-past six.
Letters from Cardigan, Carmarthen, Swansea, and the greater part of South Wales arrive every afternoon at four, and are despatched every morning at half-past eight.
*The bags are made up for Cheltenham, &c mail at ten at night, but letters can be dropped into the box during the entire night for the other mails.

Nobility, Gentry and Clergy(73)

  • Bonsall, John Smith, Esq; Crynfryn House
  • Boultbee, John, Esq; Marine terrace
  • Davies, Captain David; Criggie
  • Davies, Mr Jas; Chalybeate terrace
  • Davies, James, Esq; Cwmedwig
  • Davies, Miss Jane; North parade
  • Davies, John, Esq; Piccadilly House
  • Davies, Mrs Mary; Northgate st
  • Davies, Matthew, Esq; Tan y Bwlch
  • Davies, Mrs R; North parade
  • Davies, Mrs Sarah; Bridge st
  • Davies, Mrs Sarah; Portland st
  • Davies, Mr William; Market st
  • Ellis, Mr John; Skinner st
  • Evans, Mrs Ann; Portland st
  • Evans, Mr Edwd; Pier House/Pier st
  • Evans, Miss Ellen; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Evans, Rev John; Sandmarsh road
  • Gilbertson, Col William; Cefn gwyn
  • Griffith, Mrs Jane; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Hinde, Captain ---; Castle House
  • Hughes, James, Esq; Glanrheidol
  • Hughes, Rev ---; Midway House/Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Hughes, Rev John; Vicarage House
  • Humphreys, Mr Hugh; North parade
  • Jones, Mrs Blandina; Queen st
  • Jones, Rev Edward; North parade
  • Jones, Mrs Elizbth; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Jones, Rev Humphrey; Marine terr
  • Jones, Mrs Margaret; Pier st
  • Jones, Thomas, Esq; Pier st
  • Julian, Captain William; Portland st
  • Lisburn, the Right Honourable the Earl of ; Crosswood
  • Lloyd, Miss ---; Lewis terrace
  • Locke, Edward, Esq; King st
  • Maggs, Mrs ---; North parade
  • Morgan, Rev ---; Portland st
  • Morgan, Mr John; North parade
  • Morgan, the Misses; Church st
  • Morice, Lewis, Esq; Laura place
  • Morris, Mr John; Baker st
  • Olliver, P. Esq; Cottage/Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Parry, Mrs Elizabth; Gt Darkgate st
  • Parry, J, Esq; Llidiade
  • Peters, Mr Roger; North parade
  • Powell, Richard Owen, Esq; Laura pl
  • Powell, Captain William; Marine terr
  • Powell, Col William Edward MP (lord lieutenant of the county); Nanteos
  • Pritchards, the Misses; Marine terrace
  • Pryse, Miss Loveden; Bridge st
  • Pryse, Pryse, Esq., MP; Gogerddan
  • Pugh, Mrs ---; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Rees, Rev Benjmn; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Richards, R, Esq; Penglais
  • Richards, Rev Thomas; Bridge st
  • Richards, William, Esq; Brymeithin
  • Roberts, Mr John; Pier st
  • Rowlands, Mr Isaac; North parade
  • Stephens, Alfred, Esq; Marine ter
  • Teale, Capt John; North parade
  • Thomas, Mr Griffith; North parade
  • Walker, John Gildie, Esq; Marine ter
  • Wall, John, Esq; Portland st
  • Watkins, Evan, Esq; Pwll-hoby
  • Watkins, Miss Mary; Terrace road
  • Webb, Captain Vere; Laura place
  • Wheeler, William, Esq; the Green/Drefichan
  • Williams, Miss Ann; Bridge st
  • Williams, Rev Edward; Portland st
  • Williams, J Lloyd, Esq; Cwmcynvelin
  • Williams, Mrs Margaret; Pier st
  • Williams, Mrs ---; Castle hill
  • Williams, Mrs ---; North parade

Academies and Schools(12)

(Not otherwise described are Day Schools)

  • Brindley, the Misses (boarding and day); Laura place
  • Davies, John; Mill st
  • Evans, Rev John; Sandmarsh road
  • Evans, John; Chalybeate terrace
  • Grammar School, Llanbadarn-fawr --- John Davies, master
  • Infants' School, St Michael's pl. --- Ann Ashworth, mistress
  • Jones, Martha & Margaret (boarding & day); LLanbadarn-fawr
  • Jones, Mary (boarding & day); Marine terr
  • Lloyd, Hannah; Mary st
  • Morris, Ann [brdg & day); Portland st
  • National School, Northgate st ---  Thomas James, master; Eliza Sewbridge, mistress
  • Roberts, Richard; Rhydfelin


  • Binks, Reuben (to the Nantycra and Nantiago Lead and Blende Mine Company); Pontenwyd
  • Fawcett, George (mining agent & cashier), Laura place
  • Francis, George (to the Cardiganshire United Lead Mine Co); Hafodau
  • Francis, George jun (to the Rhydoil Lead Mining Co); Hafodau
  • Francis, Henry (to the Llanerch Lead Mining Company); Sayers Town
  • Harris, William (general mine agent and assayer); Great Darkgate st and St David's Store House
  • Hughes, John (land); New st
  • Julian, William (for Lloyd's shipping office); Portland st
  • Marshall, David (to the Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills Company); Terrace rd
  • Miller, John (estate); North parade
  • Parry, John Thos Herbert (estate); Baker st
  • Vivian, Johnson (lead); Portland st
  • Williams, Wm (estate); North parade


  • Davies, Richard; Bridge st
  • Hughes & Roberts; Terrace road
  • Hughes, Hugh (& clerk to the board of guardians and treasurer for the corporation); North parade
  • Hughes, John & Hugh; North parade
  • Parry & Atwood; Baker st
  • Parry, John Thomas Herbert (and town clerk); Baker st
  • Pears, Alfred Augustus; Corporation street
  • Thomas, William Henry; New st


  • Evans, Jas. Midway; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Jones, Abraham (& appraiser); Claremont House/Marine terrace

Bakers & Flour Dealers(17)

  • Edwards, Evan; Queen st
  • Evans, Griffith; Little Darkgate st
  • Griffith, David; Bridge st
  • Hughes, Avarina; Princess st
  • James, Mary (flour); Market st
  • Jenkins, Jane; Portland st
  • Jones, Catherine; Queen st
  • Lewis, Catherine; Queen st
  • Lewis, William; Bridge st
  • Lloyd, David; Little Darkgate st
  • Lloyd, Morgan; Pier st
  • Morgan, John; Little Darkgate st
  • Owen, William; North parade
  • Pugh, Robert; Princess st
  • Richards, John; Little Darkgate st
  • Thomas, David; Little Darkgate st
  • Williams, Elizabeth; Bridge st


  • National Provincial Bank of England (Branch); Pier st --- (draws on the London & Westminster Bank, and Hanburys' Taylor & Lloyd, London) ---  Joseph Downie, manager
  • North & South Wales Bank, Bridge st --- (draws on the London & Westminster Bank) --- Thomas Jones, manager
  • Savings' Bank, Bridge st --- (open on Mondays from 12 till 2) --- John Williams, secretary


  • Ellis, John (warm); Portland st
  • Herbert, Morgan (hot air and fumigating, and bath chairs); Marine terrace
  • Lewis, John (warm); Marine terrace
  • Lewis, Samuel (warm); Alfred place


  • Doughton, Isaac; Drefeachan
  • Edwards, Richard; Rhydfelin
  • Jenkins, David (and chain, cable and anchor smith): Penmaes glas road
  • Jenkins, John; Baker st
  • Jones, David; Drefechan
  • Jones, David; Gray's Inn lane
  • Jones, Isaac; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Jones, Isaac (and farrier); Mary st
  • Jones, Richard; Portland st
  • Morris, Sarah; Little Darkgate st
  • Nelson, Morgan; High st
  • Williams, John Sylvanus (and agricultural implement maker); North Tollgate

Block and Pump Makers(2)

  • Humphreys, David; Drefechan
  • Jones, John; Drefechan


  • Cox, John; Pier st
  • Jenkins, David; Great Darkgate st
  • Morgan, Thomas; Bridge st

Booksellers, Stationers & Printers(5)

  • Cox, John (and publisher and music seller); Pier st
  • Cranston, Thomas; Church st
  • Jenkins, David; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, Lewis; Bow st
  • Williams, Esther; Bridge st

Boot & Shoe Makers(27)

  • Davies, David; Chelybeate terrace
  • Davies, Elias; Moore st
  • Davies, Evan; Great Darkgate st
  • Edwards, Daniel; Bridge st
  • Edwards, Evan; Queen st
  • Evans, John; North parade
  • Evans, William; Pier st
  • Griffiths, David; Church st
  • Humphreys, John; Queen st
  • Jenkins, David; Queen st
  • Jenkins, James; Pier st
  • Jenkins, Thomas, Queen st
  • Jenkins, Thomas; Princess st
  • Jenkins, Thomas; Corporation st
  • Jones, David; Drefechan
  • Jones, David; Chalybeate terrace
  • Jones, Isaac; North parade
  • Jones, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, Richard; Chalybeate terrace
  • Lewis, Lewis; Little Darkgate st
  • Mason, Edward; Great Darkgate st
  • Morris, William; Little Darkgate st
  • Samuel, Edward; Bridge st
  • Samuel, Richard; Bridge st
  • Stepens, Thos; Chalybeate terrace
  • Watkins, David; High st
  • Williams, Griffith; Llanbadarn-fawr

Braziers & Tin-Plate Workers(3)

  • Davis, Sarah; Bridge st
  • Jones, Evan; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, Robert; Church st


  • Edwards, Humphrey (pork); Bridge st
  • Griffiths, Richard; Moore st
  • Jenkins, David; Princess st
  • Jones, David; Church st
  • Jones, William; Prospect row
  • Roberts, William; Pier st
  • Roberts, William; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Rowlands, Joel William; Pier st
  • Wilcox, John; Butchers' market
  • Woodcock, James; Pier st

Cabinet Makers & Upholsterers(7)

  • Collin, Thomas; Great Darkgate st
  • Jenkins, William; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, John; Church st
  • Jones, William & Son' Church st
  • Morgans, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Morgans, William; Great Darkgate st
  • Powell, William; High st

China, Glass, &c. Dealers(5)

  • Davies, Evan (earthenware); Bridge st
  • Griffiths, David; Church st
  • Hackney, Charles; Great Darkgate st
  • Morgans, William; Great Darkgate st
  • Wildig, Robert; High st

Chymists and Druggists(4)

  • Cole, John; Pier st
  • Griffith & Roberts (and soda water manufacturers); Great Darkgate st
  • Humphreys, Hny; corner of Market st
  • Jones, Ebenezer; Great Darkgate st

Coach Builders(3)

  • Jones, Morris; Moore st
  • Lewis, Thomas; Terrace road
  • Rees, David; Old Ropewalk

Coal Dealers(6)

  • Delahoyde, Richard; Gt Darkgate st
  • Evans, John; Ship Builders' row
  • Jones, Evan; Drefechan
  • Owens, William; Ship Builders' row
  • Pugh, Robert; Princess st
  • Watkins, John; North parade

Coal Merchants(2)

  • James, Richard & Co (& wharfingers); Drefechan wharf
  • Jones, Richard; Drefechan


  • Cole, George; Market st
  • Evans, Griffith; Little Darkgate st
  • Jones, Robert; Bridge st
  • Lloyd, Morgan; Pier st


  • Hughes, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Jenkins, Thomas; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, John (and hoop maker); Drefechan
  • Morgans, Henry; Northgate st

Corn & Flour Merchants(3)

  • Cranston, Thomas (and seed); Church st
  • Davies, James; Drefechan
  • Jones, Lewis (& dealer in seeds and hops); Church st

Curriers & Leather Sellers(3)

  • Evans, David; Princess st
  • Morris, Richard; North parade
  • Roberts, John jun; Mill st


  • Roberts, John (seal); New st
  • Scott, Robt. Jones (copper-plate); New st

Fire &c Office Agents(5)

  • Clerical, Medical & General (life), J Downie, Pier st; and John Jones Atwood, Baker st.
  • Phoenix (fire), J Downie; Pier st
  • Royal Exchange, Thomas Jones agent (and treasurer for the Harbour Commissioners' Improvement Act, Gas Company, & Public Rooms); Bridge st
  • Sun, Hugh Hughes; North parade
  • York and Westminster (life), John Jones Atwood; Baker st


  • Lewis, Margaret; High st
  • Whittall, John (& fishmonger); Bridge st

Grocers & Tea Dealers(14)

(See also Shopkeepers &c)

  • Cole, John; Pier st
  • Evans, John; Bridge st & Queen st
  • Harris, William; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, David; Bridge st
  • Jones, David (tea dealer); Princess st
  • Jones, Lewis (& salt dealer);Church st & Portland st
  • Jones, Richard; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, William Hugh; Princess st
  • Julian, Ann; North parade
  • Morgans, William; Great Darkgate st
  • Parry, Rowland; Great Darkgate st
  • Williams, Ann; Great Darkgate st
  • Williams, Elizabeth; Pier st
  • Williams, Jane; Bridge st

Hat Makers(4)

  • Edwards, Rowland; Bridge st
  • Jones, Hugh; Bridge st
  • Jones, Theopilus; Bridge st
  • Williams, William; Bridge st

Horses, &c --- Owners of---For Hire(10)

  • Davies, Abel Powell; Gt Darkgate st
  • Davies, Henry; Terrace road
  • Jones, John; North parade
  • Jones, John; Gray's Inn lane
  • Marshall, Chas.; 20 & 21 Marine terrace
  • Mathias, William; North parade
  • Morris, Thomas; North parade
  • Morris, William; Moore st
  • Williams, David; Moore st
  • Williams, Edward; Terrace road

Inns & Posting Houses(3)

  • Belle Vue Royal Hotel and Commercial Inn, Charles Marshall; 20 & 21 Marine terrace
  • Gogerddan Arms, Abel Powell Davies; Great Darkgate st
  • Talbot, James Rees; Market st

Iron Merchants(1)

  • Jones, Richard (and slate); Drefechan


  • Davies, Sarah; Bridge st
  • Ellis, John (and iron and brass founder); Skinner st
  • Jones, Richard; Great Darkgate st
  • Owens, Owen (& nail makr); Bridge st
  • Parry, Rowland; Great Darkgate st


Marked thus * are also Builders

  • Griffith, Richard; Little Darkgate st
  • Herbert, David; Rhydfelin
  • Jenkins, Richard; Lewis terrace
  • Jones, John; Drefechan
  • Jones, John; Spring Gardens
  • Jones, Morris; Moore st
  • Jones, Thomas; Piccadilly
  • *Keeling, William; Little Darkgate st
  • *Lumley, John; Queen st
  • Morgan, John; Great Darkgate st
  • *Rees, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Richards, Hugh; Penman-glas road
  • Williams, Chas.; Chalybeate terrace

Lapidaries & Working Jewellers(5)

  • Coffey, George; Church st
  • Hackelton, John; New st
  • Jeffries, Thomas; Pier st
  • Leon, Jacob (& silversmith); Pier st
  • White, Henry; Crynfrin row

Lead Mine Proprietors  See Mine Proprietors

Libraries --- Circulating(3)

  • Careswell, Geo; Church st & Laura pl
  • Cox, John; Pier st
  • Cranston, Thomas; Church st

Lime Burners(3)

  • Jones, Richard (and iron merchants); Drefechan
  • Pugh, Lewis; Drefechan
  • Roberts, Richard; Drefechan

Linen & Woollen Drapers(19)

  • Davies, Hugh; Pier st
  • Davies, John (& mercer &c); Pier st
  • Douglas, Edward Morgan (& haberdasher, &c); New st
  • Edward, William & Son (woollen); Bridge st
  • Evans, Joel; Great Darkgate st
  • Evans, John; Bridge st and Queen st
  • Jones, David; Bridge st
  • Jones, John; North parade
  • Jones, John Evan; Pier st
  • Lewis, Richd (& mercer, &c); Pier st
  • Lloyd, David; Great Darkgate st
  • Matthews, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Morgan, Evan Hugh; Market st
  • Rees, John; Pier st
  • Roberts, John (& mercer, &c); Great Darkgate st
  • Roberts, Joseph; corner of Bridge st
  • Watkins, Richard; Great Darkgate st
  • Williams, David; corner of Market st
  • Williams, Mary; Bridge st

Lodging-House Keepers(c 80)

  • Bucknell, William; Portland st
  • Careswell, Francis; Marine terrace
  • Carrol, Jane; Marine terrace
  • Collins, Thomas; Marine terrace
  • Davies, Henry; Terrace road
  • Davies, John; North parade
  • Davies, John; Marine terrace
  • Edwards, Elizabeth; Alfred place
  • Edwards, Humphrey; Marine terrace
  • Edwards, William; Marine terrace
  • Evans, Ann; Marine terrace
  • Evans, George; Portland st
  • Evans, Jane; Marine terrace
  • Evans, Jane; Portland st
  • Evans, John; St Michael's place
  • Evans, John; Marine terrace
  • Evans, Lewis; Marine terrace
  • Evans, Mary; Marine terrace
  • Evans, Mrs; Portland place
  • Field, Hannah; Lewis terrace
  • Griffiths, Evan; Portland st
  • Griffiths, Hannah; Pier st
  • Griffiths, John; Queen st
  • Griffiths, Mary; Marine terrace
  • Harris, Thomas; Terrace road
  • Humphreys, Jane; Portland st
  • Jacob, James; Marine terrace
  • James, Ann; Marine terrace
  • James, Thomas; Portland st
  • Jenkins, Evan; Portland st
  • Jenkins, Jno; North parade
  • Jenkins, Wm; Clarence place
  • Jones, Ann; Marine terrace
  • Jones, Catherine; Queen st
  • Jones, Elizabeth; Lewis terrace
  • Jones, Isaac; North parade
  • Jones, John; Portland st
  • Jones, John; Church st
  • Jones, John; Terrace rd
  • Jones, John; Marine terrace
  • Jones, John; Albion house,Marine terrace
  • Jones, Margaret; Marine terrace
  • Jones, Margaret Louisa; Marine ter
  • Jones, Richard; Marine terrace
  • Jones, Thomas; Rock house, Pier st
  • Jones, Thomas; Marine terrace
  • Jones, Thomas; Mount pleasant
  • Jones, William & Son; Church st
  • Jones, Zaccheus; Marine terrace
  • Julian, Margaret; Portland st
  • Lewis, David; Coburg house, Marine ter
  • Lloyd, Elizabeth; Marine terrace
  • Mathias, William; North parade
  • Meyrick, Bridget; Marine terrace
  • Monks, William; High st
  • Morgan, Evan; Marine terrace
  • Morgan, Evan; Queen st
  • Morice, Frances; Alfred place
  • Morris, Ann; Portland st
  • Osmotherly; Hannah; Marine terrace
  • Peters, Roger; North parade
  • Pugh, Ann; Marine terrace
  • Rees, Elizabeth; Portland st
  • Riddle, Andrew; Moreland house
  • Roberts, Richard; Marine terrace
  • Rose, James; Portland st
  • Thomas, David; Northgate st
  • Wade, Jane; Marine terrace
  • Watkins, Ann; North parade
  • Watkins, Ann; Marine terrace
  • Wells, Mary; Pier st
  • Williams, Ann; Marine terrace
  • Williams, Bridget; Marine terrace
  • Williams, Jane; Custom House st
  • Williams, Margaret; Marine terrace
  • Williams, Mary; Marine terrace
  • Williams, Naomi; Llewelyn House, Terrace
  • Williams, Richard; Marine terrace
  • Williams, William; Marine terrace


  • Davies, Abel Powell; Mill st
  • Davies, James; Drefechan
  • Davies, Simon; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Evans, John; Mill st
  • James, Ann; Pier st
  • Jenkins, Theophilus; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Jones, John; Bridge end place
  • Killin, Evan; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Pugh, Lewis; Bridge st
  • Pugh, Robert; Butchers' Market and Princess street
  • Roberts, Evan; Mill st
  • Roberts, Richard, Bridge st
  • Williams, Thomas; Llanbadarn-fawr


  • Jacob, Richard; Rhydfelin
  • James, John; Mill st
  • Lewis, Richard; Morva Mill
  • Richards, John; Parson's Mill

Milliners & Dress Makrs(12)

  • Cox, Sarah & Jane; Laura place
  • Douglas, Ann; New st
  • Edwards, Ann; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Evans, Margaret; Portland st
  • Griffiths, Catherine; Blue gardens
  • Griffiths, Catherine; Terrace road
  • Griffiths, Hannah; Pier st
  • Jenkins, Elizabeth; North parade
  • Jenkins, Margaret; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Jones, Margaret; New st
  • Lumley, Margaret; Baker st
  • Thomas, Anne; Market st

Mine Proprietors---Lead(10)

  • Cardiganshire United Mining Company --- George Francis, agent; Hafodau
  • Davies, John; Bryncrach Mine
  • Horridge, John; Cumsebon
  • Llanerch Mining Company --- Hy Francis, agent; Sayers town
  • Nantycra and Nantiago Company (& blende)--- Reuben Binks, agent; Pontenwyd
  • Olliver, P; Peneycefn Mine
  • Parry & Attwood; Penrhiw Mine
  • Pugh, Lewis; Cwmystwyth Mine
  • Rhydiol United Mining Company --- George Francis, jun agent; Hafodau
  • Taylor & Co, Goginan, Lisbuone, Gogerddan, Whl Caroline, Pempompren, and Cwmystwyth Mines --- George Fawcett, cashier and agent, Laura place; William Harris, assayer & agent, St David's Storehouse

Painters, Plumbers & Glaziers(8)

  • Hughes, John; Little Darkgate st
  • Jones, Thomas; Marine terrace
  • Jones, Thomas Hugh; Princess st
  • Lewis, Richard; Gloucester House, Marine terrace
  • Pugh, Lewis; Great Darkgate st
  • Richards, David; Mary st
  • Williams, Richard; Marine terrace
  • Williams, Richard; Little Darkgate st

Perfumers & Hair Dressers(6)

  • Jones, John; Church st
  • Morgan, William; Little Darkgate st
  • Nichols, George; Pier st
  • Nightingale, Evan; Great Darkgate st
  • Pyke, Arthur; Pier st
  • Roberts, David; Princess st

Plasterers, &c(4)

  • Griffith, John; Moore st
  • Griffiths, John; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Rees, Daniel; Thespian st
  • Rees, Rees; North parade

Porter Merchants(3)

  • Downie, J; Little Darkgate st
  • James, Richard & Co; Gt Darkgate st
  • Jones, Evan; North parade

Rope and Twine Maker(1)

  • Jones, Thomas (and ship chandler, and dealer in masts,spars &c); Rope walk, Sandmarsh road

Saddlers and Harness Makers(6)

  • Alban, David; Pier st
  • Hughes, David (and seed dealer); Penparcia
  • Mason, Isaac; Great Darkgate st
  • Roberts, Evan; Great Darkgate st
  • Williams, David; Drefechan
  • Williams, John; Bridge st

Ship Builders(2)

  • Evans, John; St Michael's place, Custom House st, & Ship-builder's yard
  • Roberts, William; Ship-builder's yard

ShopKeepers & Dealers in Groceries & Sundries(25)

  • Davies, Catherine; Drefechan

  • Davies, Mary; Bridge st

  • Davies, Mary; Drefechan

  • Edwards, Mary; Terrace road

  • Evans, Thomas; Bridge st

  • James, John; High st

  • Jenkins, David; North parade

  • Jones, David; Church st

  • Jones, David; Moore st

  • Jones, Margaret; North parade

  • Lloyd, David; Little Darkgate st

  • Lloyd, John; North parade

  • Lloyd, Thomas; High st

  • Morgan, Catherine; Bridge st

  • Morgan, John; Great Darkgate st

  • Morgan, Thomas; Bridge st

  • Morris, Margaret; Bridge st

  • Phillips, David; Drefechan

  • Rees, Rees; North parade

  • Richards, Thomas; Llanbadarn-fawr

  • Richards, William; Llanbadarn-fawr

  • Samuel, Thomas; Penparcia

  • Thomas, Ann; Northgate st

  • Thomas, David; Little Darkgate st

  • Woodcock, John (& bacon & cheese factor); Little Darkgate st


  • Evans, Thomas; Midway
  • Jenkins, Edward; Great Darkgate st
  • Morgans, James; Rhydfelin
  • Pugh, William; Bridge st

Slate Merchants(3)

  • James, Richd. & Co; Drefechan wharf
  • Jones, Richard; Drefechan
  • Roberts, Richard; Drefechan

Stone Masons(14)

  • Davies, David; Penparcia
  • Davies, Thomas; Skinner st
  • Evans, David; Chalybeate terrace
  • Hopkins, John; Mary st
  • Hopkins, Lewis; Bridge st
  • Humphreys, John; Moore st
  • Humphreys, John; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Keeling, Richard; Great Darkgate st
  • Rice, Rice; Baker st
  • Rice, William; Mary st
  • Roberts, David; Penparcia
  • Simon, Richard; King st
  • Watkins, David; Great Darkgate st
  • Williams, David; Queen st

Straw Hat Makers(10)

  • Carrol, Jane; Marine terrace
  • Francis, Elizabeth; Butchers' market
  • Griffiths, Margaret; Bow st
  • Hughes, Margaret; Church st
  • Jenkins, Elizabeth; North parade
  • Jones, Hannah; Terrace road
  • Jones, Sarah; New st
  • Keeling, Jane; Great Darkgate st
  • Richards, Ann; North parade
  • Warrington, Charlotte; Baker st


  • Daniel, Evan; North parade
  • Edwards, David; Queen st
  • Evans, William; Pier st
  • Griffiths, Evan; Bridge st
  • James, Thomas; Church st
  • Philipps, John; North parade
  • Roberts, Jacob; Pier st
  • Williams, Richard; Mount pleasant

Surveyors --- Land(3)

  • Coultart, William Ritson (and architect); North parade
  • Hughes, John; New st
  • Pugh, George; Lewis terrace


  • Davies, John Morris; Piccadilly
  • Evans & James; Great Darkgate st
  • Evans, Evan; Chalybeate terrace
  • Evans, John; New st
  • Evans, Richard; Chalybeate terrace
  • Griffiths, Thomas; Custom-house st
  • James, Erasmus; Terrace rd
  • James, John; Church st
  • Jenkins & Richards; Pier st
  • Jenkins, Edward; Mary st
  • Jones, David; Northgate st
  • Jones, Evan; North parade
  • Jones, James; Mary st
  • Jones, John; Mary st
  • Lewis, Hamilton; Queen st
  • Lloyd, James; North parade
  • Morgan, John; Little Darkgate st
  • Owens, Owen; Bridge st
  • Teasdale, Thomas; Gray's Inn lane
  • Williams, Evan; High st

Tallow Chandlers(3)

  • Jones, Lewis; Church st & Portland st
  • Lewis, John; Princess st
  • Richards, William; Llanbadarn-fawr


  • Evans, David; Pwl hoby
  • Evans, James Midway; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Evans, Richard; Rhydfelin
  • Roberts, John jun; Mill st

Taverns and Public Houses(12)

  • Black Lion, Evan Killin; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Blue Bell, Hugh Hughes; Corporation st
  • Druid Tavern, Elizabeth Francis; Butchers' market
  • Fountain Inn, Thomas Peirce; Drefechan
  • Horse & Jockey, Jane Morgan; Bridge st
  • Old Black Lion, John Evans; Bridge st
  • Prince Albert, Jno Jones; Little Darkgate st
  • Prince of Wales, William Keeling; Little Darkgate st
  • Skinners' Arms, Ann James; Pier st
  • Unicorn, Erasmus Williams; Alfred place
  • White Hart, Evan Roberts; Market st
  • White Horse Inn, Susanh Jones; Terrace rd

Retailers of Beer(28)

  • Bowen Thomas; Little Darkgate st
  • Davies, Morris; Drefechan
  • Davies, Richard; Little Darkgate st
  • Evans, Thomas; Custom House st
  • Griffiths, Eliza; Bridge st
  • Hughes, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Humphreys, Elizabeth; Church st
  • James, Mary; Market st
  • James, Thomas; North parade
  • Jenkins, Edward; Great Darkgate st
  • Jenkins, Jenkin; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, Elizabeth; Queen st
  • Jones, Robert; Church st
  • Jones, William; Butchers' market
  • Lloyd, Jenkin; Butchers' market
  • Lloyd, William; Little Darkgate st
  • Morgan, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Nightingale, Hugh; Little Darkgate st
  • Owens, Thomas; High st
  • Pugh, Robert; Princess st
  • Rees, Evan; Drefechan
  • Rees, Jane; Great Darkgate st
  • Rees, Thomas; Great Darkgate st
  • Richards, Hugh; terrace rd
  • Roberts, William; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Thomas, Anne; Market st
  • Williams, Margaret; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Williams, Thomas; Llanbadarn-fawr

Timber Merchants(3)

  • Jones, Rice & Son; Drefechan
  • Jones, Thomas (& rope maker); Rope walk, Sandmarsh road
  • Lumley, John; Queen st

Toy Dealers(3)

  • Carrol, Jane; Marine terrace
  • Jones, John; Church st
  • Pyke, Arthur; Pier st

Turners in Wood(4)

  • Isaac, John; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Isaac, John jun; Sandmarsh road
  • James, John; Little Darkgate st
  • Jones, David; Llanbadarn-fawr

Watch & Clock Makers(5)

  • Foster, James Spencer; Pier st
  • Graham, George Thomas; Market st
  • Herbert, David; Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, John; Great Darkgate st
  • Leon, Jacob; Pier st


  • Lewis, William; Penparcia
  • Morgan, Morgan; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Rees, David; Old Rope walk

Wine & Spirit merchants(3)

  • Downie, J (late Benson--wholesale); Little Darkgate st
  • James, Richard & Co (wholesale and retail); Great Darkgate st
  • Jones, Evan; North parade

Woollen Manufacturers(3)

  • Preece, Hugh; Mill st
  • Richards, John; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Richards, Richd (spinner); Skinner st


  • Bevan, David, sail maker; Spring gardens
  • Chalybeate Well; opposite Lewis terr
  • Davies, John, collector; North parade
  • Ellis, John, gunsmith &c; Baker st
  • Evans, James, bark mill; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Excise Office, Gogerddan Arms --- Geo Scott Gillitlie, supervisor; Portland st
  • Gas Works, Mill st --- Thomas Wells, clerk; John Ellis, engineer
  • House of Correction (for the county); Gt Darkgate st --- Wm Evans, governor
  • Hughes, John, glover; Skinner st
  • Infirmary, Alfred place --- Richard Williams, physician; Jacob Roberts, surgeon; Henry Humphreys, secretary
  • James, Henry, letter carrier; Mary st
  • James, William, horse breaker; Moore st
  • James, Thos, gamekeeper; Penglaise lodge
  • Jones, David, machine maker; Rhydfelin
  • Jones, Evan, travelling bookseller; Shipbuilders row
  • Jones, John, millwright; Lewis terrace
  • Lloyd, Evan, nursery and seedsman; Llanbadarn-fawr
  • Pritchard, Owen, nail maker; Spring gardens
  • Page, Rd., civil engineer; Custom House st
  • Public Weighing Machine, Drefechan wharf --- Richd james & Co, proprietors
  • Ross, Simon, gardener; Mary st
  • Sampson, Augusts, surveyor of taxes; North parade
  • Saunders, George, sheriff's officer; Portland st
  • Stamp Office, Great Darkgate st --- Richard Watkins, distributer
  • Subscription Assembly Reading & Billiard Rooms, Laura place and Church street --- George Careswell, proprietor
  • Sweeney, Serjeant Major John; Lewis terr
  • Theatre; North parade
  • Thomas, John, town crier; Windmill court
  • Thomas, Richard, dyer; Custom House st
  • Union Workhouse, near the North turnpike --- John Cole, governor; Elizabeth Cole, governess
  • Waterworks, Craiglais --- Griffith Evans, turncock; Little Darkgate st

Customs House, Custom House St(5)

  • Collector --- Pierce Evans Esq
  • Comptroller --- William Wheeler Esq
  • Tide Waiters --- John Jones & John Jenkins
  • Ship Broker --- John Rowlands

Harbour Office, Drefechan(3)

  • Collector --- Charles Bullin
  • Clerk --- David Watkins
  • Harbour Master --- Richard Page

Registrars of Births, Marriages & Deaths(3)

  • Superintendent --- Mr Hugh Hughes; North parade
  • Registrar of Marriages --- John James
  • Of Births & Deaths --- John Cole, Pier st


  • To Brecon, a Coach, from the Belle Vue Hotel, during the summer months
  • To Carnarvon, a Coach, from the Belle Vue Hotel, during the summer
  • To Cheltenham, the Royal Mail, from the Talbot Inn, every morning at half-past six; goes through Rhayader, Pen-ybont, Radnor, Kington, Hereford, Ledbury, and Tewkesbury --- and a Coach, from the Belle Vue Hotel, during the summer months, same route
  • To Liverpool and Manchester, a Coach, from the belle Vue Hotel, during the summer months
  • To Shrewsbury, the Royal Mail, from the Belle Vue Hotel, every morning at eight; goes through Machynlleth, Mallwyd, Can Office, and Welsh Pool, meeting the Birmingham and London mails at six in the evening --- also an extra Coach from the Gogerddan Arms, during the summer months
  • To Worcester, the Sovereign, from the Gogerddan Arms, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning, during the summer; goes through Rhayader, Pen-y-bont, Kington, Leominster, and Bromyard


  • To Aberayron & Lampeter, John Jones, from the Swan, every Monday
  • To Birmingham, Morgans & Co from Bridge st, and Evan Rees, from his house, once a week; thro' Llanidloes, Newtown, Welshpool, and Shrewsbury
  • To Carmarthen, Thos Bowen, from his house, every alternate Tuesday, goes through Llanrysted, Ystrad, Llanbyther, and New Inn
  • To Machynlleth, Lewis Edwards, from the Prince Albert, every Monday
  • To Shrewsbury, Morgans & Co from Bridge st, and Evan Rees, from his house, once a week; both go through Llanidloes, Newtown, and Welshpool

Conveyance by Water(7)

  • To London, the Eugenia, Wm Thomas, master; and the Three Sisters, Morris Davies, master
  • To Bristol, the Waterloo, William Lloyd, master; & the Earl of Lisburne, Thomas Evans, master
  • To Liverpool, the Sisters, Evan Jenkins, master; the Speculation, Evan Davies, master; and the Pilot, David Thomas, master

Coasters to all parts of England, Ireland and Scotland

(Total names c 700)

(Gareth Hicks)