Cottages adjoining the Cammarch
These are still standing but have been lying empty for years. It is believed they were called Tycros. They appear in the census from 1851 and disappear in 1901.
There were cottages on same side of road as the Cammarch Hotel where the Railway bridge is now – these were demolished to make way for the railway which was opened in 1867 .These can be seen on the old plan of the village and appear to form a village centre at the bottom of the hill on both sides of the road before the river bridge. Looking on the early census, there are a range of dwelling names which do not match any current dwellings. From the information given re occupations. It is clear these were small cottages for manual labourers who were tenants. The landowner would have benefitted from compulsory purchases by the railway and the tenants would have had to find alternative accommodation.
1901no recorded occupants
1881Isaac Price, general labourer age 46, his wife Anne age 45, daughter Elizabeth age 11, son David age 5, son Thomas age 3 and daughter Ann age 1 .There was also a boarder, Phillip Watkins age 71 a plasterer
1871John Bowen, butcher age 46, his wife Anne age 45, his son William age 20, daughter Anne age 18 and son John age 8
1861David Evans, age 32, Railway labourer and his wife Eleanor, age 35
1851Edward Jones age 42 , a sadler, his wife Mary age 40, his daughter Catherine age 15, daughter Mary, age 9, son Thomas age 6, son Edward age 2 and daughter Jane age 2 mths
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