Public Houses & Inn’s

Pubs and Clubs in Abertillery & District

Pubs and Clubs in Abertillery & District. Glo-Byllau Farm – Cider House. The Farm House Old Blaina Road. Welsh translation “Pools Of Coal”. Was known to sell cider in the 1800s. The Roseheyworth Club. Roseheyworth Estate. Constructed in 1962. The Clyn Mawr Hotel. Blaenau Gwent. The Crown Inn. Blaenau Gwent. One of the oldest Inn’s which was also a farm, ... Read More »

The New Bridgend Inn – Penybont

The New Bridgend Inn – Penybont. In the 1830’s the area of Penybont, Cwmtillery was owned by various landowners such as Mr William Morgan, Mr John James, Mr Thomas Brown Esq with Messrs Joseph and Crawshay Bailey and later Messrs Arthur K. and Percy K. Stothert of Bath owned the land on the eastern side. At the centre of the ... Read More »

The Old Bridgend Inn Penybont – A History

The Old Bridgend Inn – Penybont. In the 1830’s the area of Penybont, Cwmtillery (as seen on the 1835 map left) was owned by various landowners such as Mr William Morgan, Mr John James, Mr Thomas Brown Esq with Messrs Joseph and Crawshay Bailey and later Messrs Arthur K. and Percy K. Stothert of Bath who’s family owned the land ... Read More »

The Highbury Club – Abertillery

The Highbury Club. In June 1909 the estate of Mrs Elizabeth Evans, ex-landlady of the Royal Oak Inn, Abertillery and landowner of large parts of the town was sold off at auction at the Market Hall, Abertillery. Land at Brynteg, owned by Mrs Elizabeth Evans, advertised as a freehold site and ready for building was situated (as seen in the ... Read More »

The Royal Oak Inn – Abertillery

Royal Oak Inn. The early history of Royal Oak Inn at Abertillery is a bit sketchy, there are just a few early reports on the inn, though in a National Library of Wales Newspaper from April 1902, a story was published on the history of St Michaels Church, Abertillery, as follows – Prior to St Michaels Church being constructed in ... Read More »

The Rolling Mill Inn – Abertillery

The Rolling Mill Inn. The area of land upon which the Rolling Mill was constructed was originally owned by Mr Edmund James, prominent land owner colliery and quarry proprietor, Mr James had owned much of the land around the Church Street area. On 1st October 1868 Mr Joseph Harris obtained the lease of the land (as seen coloured green Lot ... Read More »

The Kings Head Inn – Abertillery.

The Kings Head Inn. The Kings Head Inn (as seen centre in the main featured image) appeared, as an inn in the late 1860’s early 1870’s. There were a couple of buildings occupying that area on the 1840 maps though no sign of any public house or inn on the map, or on any early censuses though all that area ... Read More »

The Clynmawr Hotel – Blaenau Gwent

The Clynmawr Hotel. It is thought the Clynmawr Hotel, Blaenau Gwent was built in 1861, the earliest reports I can find on the Clynmawr Hotel, are from the 1870’s, when Mr Edward Thomas and his wife Mary were the landlord and landlady. The Clynmawr Hotel (seen lower middle on the map from 1880) was named after the area of Blaenau ... Read More »

The Crown Inn – Blaenau Gwent

The Crown Inn. Mr John and Magdalen Jones. On the 1841 census Mr John Michael Jones born 1775 at Aberystruth was a farmer on Clynmawr, he lived in the farm which would become the original Crown Inn with his wife Mrs Magdalen Jones from Cardiganshire and their children, Masters John, Richard, Daniel, Michael John, Anthony and Miss Elizabeth Jones. Mr ... Read More »

The Six Bells Inn

The Old Six Bells Inn. The old Six Bells Inn (as seen circled on the featured image above) was situated close to the old Black Bridge by the side of the main railway line where Cwm-Llydrew Home is today. I don’t know the date it was originally built or established though a building at that place was on the 1840 ... Read More »

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