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Morgans the Jewellers in Aberystwyth
« on: Sunday 27 January 19 10:32 GMT (UK) »
I've been asked by a friend to ask if I could find out when Morgans the Jewellers started in Aberystwyth
 on the Corner of Great Dark Street and Calbreath Street now a Travel Agents. I know Genies on Rootschat have always come up trumps helping me I the past, so thought I'd give you a challenge.
Hoping someone can help.
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Re: Morgans the Jewellers in Aberystwyth
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 27 January 19 10:48 GMT (UK) »
Have you tried searching the 1911 for a Morgan occ Jeweller living in Aberystwyth.  :-\  I can see one match though they are a boarder at another address
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Re: Morgans the Jewellers in Aberystwyth
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 27 January 19 11:26 GMT (UK) »
I don't know if it's the right person/family,but I can find an 1884 newspaper ad for John Morgan,lapidary and jeweller,which says "Established 1840" and gives an address of
"Dresden House",Pier Street,Aberystwyth.


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Re: Morgans the Jewellers in Aberystwyth
« Reply #3 on: Monday 28 January 19 21:45 GMT (UK) »
Perhaps somewhat confusingly, [in Welsh Newspapers Online] there is an ad in the Aberystwith Observer issue of 9 September 1866 for a John Morgan, Lapidary & Jeweller, of Mocho House 12 Pier Street - which states "Established 1836".

Mocho House is last mentioned [within WNO] in the same newspaper on 2 January 1875.

However, in the Observer issue of 15 August 1874, John Morgan (Established 1836) is advertising his business both at 12 Pier Street and at Dresden House, Marine Terrace.

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Re: Morgans the Jewellers in Aberystwyth
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 12:42 GMT (UK) »
Thanks everyone for your Time and Input, much appreciated.
I went to Aberystwyth Town Library and the Archivist there found a Trade Directory showing John Morgan in Pier Street from  1831 but the one I was after was in North Parade continuation of Gt Dark St.
and that was E J Morgan  Est 1855.




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Re: Morgans the Jewellers in Aberystwyth
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 23 March 19 21:48 GMT (UK) »
Morgans the Jewellers were on the corner of Great Darkgate Street and Chalybeate Street in Aberystwyth.   I have no knowledge of their time there, I just wanted to correct the spelling of the streets.   They were still there in the mid1960s - which was when I left Aberystwyth.   I believe that 'the corner of Great Darkgate Street' is now the corner of Owain Glyndwr Square.