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Churchill House

This may originally have been Ty'n Llan, the village pub, it then became known as the New Inn and when it became a private home was initially called Church House.


  • 1911
    James Phillips, butcher age 44, lives with his wife Mary Ann, age 38, his son Thomas Llewellyn, age 12, his son John age 10 and daughter Esther Kate age 9. There is still a servant, Annie Blake age 25
  • 1901
    James Phillips, butcher age 34, lives here with his wife Mary age 30, son Thomas age 2, sister Mary age 26, a dressmaker, and a servant Annie Blake age 15.
  • 1891
    ( now called Church Hill House ) Benjamin Davies, age 29, lives here and works as a butcher. He has a wife Jeanet age 30, a son, David age 1, a daughter Margaret age3 and another daughter Sarah age 8 months. There is also a 14 year old servant girl Elizabeth Hughes originally from Rhayader
  • 1881
    William Lewis, age 45, the Innkeeper is still here with his wife Elizabeth age 54, Sydney age 25 (who now appears as Williams step-daughter), a Domestic Servant, Gwenllian Jones and a boarder called David Jones who was a Cattle Dealer This family is next found on the 1891 census running Cammarch Hotel
  • 1871
    Census called the New Inn : William Lewis, Innkeeper, age 35, his wife Elizabeth Lewis (this appears to be a second marriage)age 44, son, Isaac Price age 18,now a carpenter, daughter Sydney age 15, and two sons, Morgan aged 8 and Rees aged 6 – there is no mention of William. There is also a servant, Catherine Arthur age 22
  • 1861
    Census called New Inn: Isaac Price a Blacksmith.aged 37 lived here with his wife Elizabeth, age 34, his son Isaac,age 8, daughter Sydney, age 5 and son William aged 1, together with William Jenkins a cattle dealer, the brother in law of Isaac
  • 1851
    Print not clear on census
  • 1841
    Census called New Inn: David Price, farmer age 70, wife Elizabeth, 2 sons David and Rees

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