Cwmbryn is mentioned in 1895 Kelly’s Directory of South Wales as a private residence. Built as one house, possibly a Soldiers Pub.Over the years it appears to have been divided into two houses. There is still a big well in the cellar.
1945In the mid 1940’s the house may have been owned by Morris Builders and a family called the Daltons lived in one side
1911William Jones age 61, a wool dealer, his wife Alice , age 51, and sister Sarah Ann Evans age 48, both of whom were private Temperance Mill Hotel keepers as well as a house maid, Alice Evans age 18, and a general servant Samuel Williams age 13
1901Henry Richards, age 73, a retired farmer now a widower, his son, Henry, aged 13, daughter Jane, aged 15, a general domestic, and 2 Aunts; Margaret age 40, a costumier, and Elizabeth age 40, a Housekeeper/ domestic - both from Radnorshire
1891Henry Richards, age 64, a retired farmer, wife Margaret age 39, his baby son Henry age 3, and a daughter,Jane, age 5, plus his widowed sister, Magdeleine Turner age 82, living on her own means, and a servant/domestic , Margaret Bufton , plus Mary Powell age 25, draper and dressmaker
1881Henry Richards (55) was the freeholder, he lived with his wife Margaret (30), their daughter Margaret (2), a servant Harriet Morgan (18), a boarder - Richard Powell (28), a Commercial Draper and his assistant Edward Powell (19).
1841Henry Thomas (45) and his wife Eleanor (55)
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