Gone but not forgotten

Anchor Inn, Rhosllannerchrugog

Safai'r hen adeilad ar waelod Pentre Hill ond fe'i dinistrwyd gan dan ym 1956.  Y tafarnwr yn y 1930au oedd Edward Davies oedd yn cael ei adnabod yn lleol fel 'Ned the Anchor'.  Roedd e'n gwerthu cwrw cartref.

Roedd y paffiwr, Billy Morgan, yn ymarfer yn ystablau y dafarn.


The Bird in Hand, Neath

Neath RUF during the 1920s changed at the pub and then proceeded to walk across the fairground to the ground.  According to Dai Davies ‘they had shower baths and showers, everything was there for us’

Angel Tavern, Y Trallwng

Roedd yr adeilad ffrâm pren yn dyddio i’r 16eg ganrif a bu llawer o newidiadau yn y 18fed ganrif. Yn ystod y 19eg ganrif roedd yr Angel yn boblogaidd â’r dynion a fynychai’r martiau. Erbyn 1881nid tafarn oedd yr Angel. Crydd o’r enw Thomas I Williams oedd yn meddiannu’r lle.

Liverpool Arms, Bangor

Situated on the London-Holyhead mail coach route and during the first half of the nineteenth century attracted good passing trade.  The pub was demolished in 1987

Cross Keys, Menai Bridge

Back in the Victorian era the Cross Keys was kept by John Richard Jones who served beer in the front room and tea and coffee in the back room.  The inn was demolished around 1896 to make way for the National Provincial Bank of England

The Old or Upper Packhorse Inn, Welshpool

Stood on Mount street and possibly dating back to the 16th century.   At one time a popular destination for traders and farmers during fairs held at Raven Square

The Bull Inn, Welshpool

Stood on Church street and later became the Queens Hotel.  Was one of the oldest inns in town and possibly dating back to the 16th century.  The inn was taking down at the beginning of the 1960s and by the 1990s the National Milk Bar stood on the site.  

The Coach & Horses, Welshpool

Stood on Church street and when closed became Morris, Marshall & Poole Auctioneers

Red Lion, Ruthin

The hangman, Sam Burrows, was staying at the Red Lion Ruthin on the night before the execution of John Connor a highway robber

The Foresters, Cardiff

Foresters Arms, CantonA traditional working man’s pub built in 1882. Became known as the O’Dwyers during the 1990s with an Irish theme running through the pub.   Lively on football match days and also attracts the odd rugby supporter as well. 

Reputedly haunted by a number of ghosts.

Part of the Canton pub crawl.

Sad to note the Foresters closed in 2014


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