|Amrywiaeth o straeon am ardal ‘pen ucha’r dre’ dros y degawdau.||A variety of stories about this ‘top of town’ community across the decades.|
STREET LIGHTS’ COMMITTEE.
“A meeting of this committee was held at the Town Hall, when Mr J. Griffiths, Castle Stores, occupied the chair. The accounts (showing a deficiency of about £8) for the past year were examined and found correct. It was agreed that Mr Joseph Evans, Pendre Inn, be appointed lamp-lighter at 2 shillings per night”.
The County Echo 1-11-1894
FISHGUARD. TOWN LIGHTS’ COMMITTEE.—A meeting of this committee was held at the Girls’ Schoolroom, on Friday evening last, Mr J. Griffiths in the chair. It was decided to repair and put in order all the town lamps, and the contract of lighting the town for the present winter was given to Mr Joseph Evans, Pendre, the amount of payment Evans, Pendre, the amount of payment agreed upon being £ 13 5s, which includes the supplying of oil and all accessories.
The County Echo 22-10-1896
MARRIAGES. November 17th, at Nevern Parish Church. by the Rev J. Evans (brother of the bride), Mr John Davies, of Hafod Farm, Manorowen, to Miss M. J. Evans, of the Pendre Inn, Fishguard.
The County Echo 28-11-1901
TO BE LET, Fully Licensed PUBLIC HOUSE known as the BRISTOL TRADER, situated in High Street, Fishguard. For particulars, apply to Mr J. R, Davies, agent for the Swansea United Breweries, Fishguard.
The County Echo 18-9-1902
John Davies, of Gongol Lane, advocated the abolition of all the public houses in the town, with the exception of two —The Pendre Inn and the Red Lion. These, he said. were the only two houses in which one could sit-down comfortably and enjoy a glass of beer. The Chairman invited expressions of opinion. None forthcoming, he put the resolution to the meeting, the resolution being carried, two only voting against.
The County Echo 26-2-1903
Alleged Theft at Fishguard. At the Market Hall, Fishguard, on Tuesday last, before Dr W Williams, John Allen, A tramp, who said he was a native of Liverpool, was charged with stealing a flannel shirt of the value of 5s, the property of Mr Joseph Evans, of the Pendre Arms, Fishguard. Mrs Martha Evans deposed that the defendant called at her house and ordered a sleever of beer. On the table in the room where prisoner was served were some clothes amid which were two flannel shirts. After the prisoner left the bouse she found one of the flannel shirts to be missing, and she at once gave information to P.C. Rowlands.
P.C. Rowlands said from information he received from Mrs Evans he proceeded over the main road and overtook the prisoner near Treboeth. After cautioning prisoner in the usual way, he charged him with stealing the flannel shirt, and on searching him found the missing shirt in an inside pocket of his coat. Prisoner, in reply, said the shirt was his own property. He brought him back to Pendre Arms, where Mrs Evans identified the shirt as her son’s property.—Prisoner was then locked up. Dr Williams, after hearing the evidence remanded prisoner to the Petty Sessions to be held at Fishguard on January 21st.
The County Echo 31- 12 -1903
Yesterday afternoon, at the Market Hall (before Mr W S Jenkins), Arthur Guiruey, a young fellow of no fixed abode, was brought up charged with stealing a pair of boots, value 15 shillings from the Pendre Inn, on Tuesday night, property of Mr Joseph Evans, postman.
The County Echo 28-7-1904
Fatal Accident on the Pier Works. On Tuesday evening, just at leaving off time, William Howells, of the Gongol, Fishguard (son of Mr Howells, The Mill, Lower Fishguard) was knocked down by a steam crane on the Pier Works, Goodwick, and sustained severe injuries, which have since proved fatal. With as little delay as possible after the accident, Howells was removed in a closed conveyance to Haverford west Infirmary, but death took place in the course of the early hours of Wednesday. Howells who was a quiet, inoffensive man, had been for some years in the employ of Messrs Geo Bennett and Co Fishguard. He leaves a widow (a daughter of Mr Ezekiel Williams Llanychare) to mourn his loss. The deepest sympathy is felt for the widow and relatives in their sad loss.
The County Echo 10-8-1905
Sergt Rosser deposed that his attention had been directed about 11.30 on Saturday evening to a disturbance near the Pendre Inn, High-street, and, along with P.C. Davies, immediately proceeded to the vicinity where he found a crowd had assembled and Mrs Annie Rees, of Gate House, complained that a drunken man had smashed the windows of her house. He walked along the road and found the prisoner who was drunk making use of very bad language, as well as threats. He apprehended prisoner, who on the way to the Police Station admitted and boasted he had damaged the windows of a house. Prisoner was sent to goal for 14 days with hard labour.
The County Echo 15-10-1908
BIRTHS. May 27th, at Pendre Inn, Fishguard, the wife of Mr John Davies, of a son.
The County Echo 3-6-1909