1890

March At the Board School Rhodosia Jones resigns as headmistress and Miss Thomas was appointed.

April Headmaster of the Board school J R Griffiths resigns (and leaves for Wellingborough)

May John Evans, Carmarthen is appointed headmaster of the Board School

July Brecon Old Bank amalgamated with Lloyds

August Northgate sold to John Wilson for £36; Eastgate sold to David Davies, Black Lion Hotel for £80.

13 August  Eisteddfod Dyfed held in a marquee behind Grangetown

September T C Evans is appointed pastor of Hope Chapel

November: ELECTIONS: David Davies, Stanley House 371; E Ceredig Evans, chemist 316; O Beynon Evans, undertaker 288; D G Thomas, chemist 274; Jacob Trollip, Black Lion 323

David Davies, David, Stanley House appointed mayor

The following were buried in the town cemetery:

January

  • Thomas DAVIES, Gloucester House, 2 Jan 1890, 47, grocer
  • Gwilym EVANS, Ebens Lane, 8 Jan 1890, 3w, son of Evan (carpenter)
  • Hedmund Lewis RICH, 5 Ebens Lane, 8 Jan 1890, 39, Aerated Water Manufacturer

March

  • William Henry JAMES, 1 St Mary’s Lane, 14 Mar 1890, 14m, son of John Elias (Shipping Clerk)
  • Nicholas COOK, St Dogmells, Cardigan Union Workhouse, 20 Mar 1890, 55
  • Sophia HOWARD, 13 William St, 21 Mar 1890, 72, widow

April

  • John LADD, Pontycleifion, 4 Apr 1890, 5, son of John (tailor)
  • Florence Hilda DAVIES, Tintern Cottage, 8 Apr 1890, 10, daughter of Dan
  • Frances WILLIAMS, Mwldan, 13 Apr 1890, 21, wife of Thomas (mariner)
  • Martha EVANS, Gloucester Row, 29 Apr 1890, 68
  • David James GEORGE, Drawbridge, 30 Apr 1890, 3m, son of David

May

  • William Albert SMITH, Upper Mwldan, 12 May 1890, 15m, son of William Henry (mariner)
  • Hannah Maud GEORGE, Drawbridge, 28 May 1890, 6, daughter of David

June

  • William Henry SMITH, Mwldan; in River Tivy, 16 Jun 1890, 32, mariner

July

  • Margaret Elizabeth WESTON, Cardigan, St Mary’s, 16 Jul 1890, 51, wife of John

September

  • Margaret LEWIS, Cardigan, St Mary’s, Pwllhai, 16 Sep 1890, 3, daughter of Lewis

October

  • William John THOMAS, St Mary St, 14 Oct 1890, 3m, son of William (Cabinet Maker)

November

  • Margaret JONES, 3 Queens Terr, 5 Nov 1890, 23, spinster

December

  • Hilda Maria MATTHIAS, High St, 4 Dec 1890, 3, daughter of Edward (draper)
  • Howard REES, High St, 3 Dec 1890, 11m, son of William (grocer)
  • Thomas Caradog Luke WEBB, Cardigan, St Mary’s, 6 Dec 1890, 15m, son of Mary Anne Webb (spinster)
  • Joseph CLOUGHER, High St, 12 Dec 1890, 73, stationer
  • James Henry SMITH, Cardigan Union Workhouse, 13 Dec 1890, 35