11 March (1949) Re-opening of the Victoria Restaurant and Milk Bar, in Priory Street

  • 11 1949 (Fri.) Victoria Restaurant and Milk Bar – re-opened after renovation. Open until 10.00 p.m. daily. Lunches, teas, light refreshments, suppers, hot meals at all times. Rooms available for meetings and socials. Croeso i Bawb. Bert Hallam proprietor. Tel 231.
  • 11 1918 (Mon.) R. I. John was appointed as the new stationmaster.

23 February (1960) Cliff Richard visits Penri’s cafe

Penris

  • 23 1960 (Wed.) Visit of Cliff Richard. He called in at Penri’s café, Pendre (Happy City 2013), and was offered Welsh cakes for the first time, which he thought ‘scrumptious’. No record whether it was raining on that occasion so no evidence whether he sang during his visit.
  • 23 1949 (Wed.) Cardigan Choral Society – Handel’s ‘Messiah’. Bethania, conducted by Andrew William; Artistes included: Elsie Suddaby, Bruce Dargavel, Eileen Price, Rene Soames. The organist was Professor Ted Morgan.
  • 23  1928 (Thurs.) Burial of Samuel Young, 77 mayor in 1908 and 1921