Great Pool Hall

Great Pool Hall

Great Pool Hall is a grade II* listed building

Map of Great Pool Hall Farm in 1843

Great Pool Hall in the 1940s
Early 1900s
Great Pool Hall in the early 2000s
Early 2000s
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1561 Deeds Thomas ap John alias Taylor sold to Thomas ap Rice Howell.
1600 Deeds John ap Rees Powell Grono settled land and a water-mill on his son and heir-apparent Richard John ap Rees.
1603 Deeds Mary Powell, widow of John Powell, son of John Powell Llewellin, settled on their son William Powell all those lands purchased by John Powell from John Rees ap Howell Grono.
1619 Deeds This is when the house appears to have been built; this date with the letters I. P., for John Powell, is punched on the knocker of the back door, as well as cast in a leaden hopper under the roof, and in the hall it is in large figures in the plaster ceiling.
1661 Deeds John Powell sold to Thomas Morgan, William Jones and Richard John Powell..

1673 Bradney Thomas Powell, nephew of John Powell, the builder of Pool Hall appears in Blome's List of Gentry as 'of Pool-hale Gent'. He was the father of William Powell. His son, James, had a daughter Ann. William Powell's brother-in-law, John Tate, lived at Pool Hall until his and William's deaths.

1714 Wills John Tate, Gentleman of Poole Hall
1718 Bradney The estate and manor were let to Samuel Watkins.
1772 Wills Samuel Watkins of Pool-hall, gent.
1773 Memorials Samuel Watkins of Pool-hall, gent. died 7 Feb., aged 73.
1779 Wills John Watkins of Pool Hall, gent [younger son of Samuel Watkins].
1781 Memorials Elizabeth, wife of Samuel Watkins, died 28 Feb., aged 73.

c1787 Bradney Ann, daughter of James Powell, died without issue and left the estate to the family of a cousin, Rachel Turton. She, or her son Zouch Turton, sold Pool Hall towards the end of the eighteenth century to Richard Lee of Clytha. It passed to his daughter Mary, wife of John Jones. The property passed to one of their daughters as her marriage portion.
1801 Memorials William Watkins died 23 Apr., aged 53.
1823 Marriages Elizth Morgan, lodges as a servant at Pool Hall in this parish for over 6 months and is over 21 years of age.
1824 Memorials James James, late of great Pool Hall died 31 Jan, aged 77.
1830 Memorials Ann James the wife of James James, late of Great Poolhall died 12 Jan, aged 86.

1841 Census: Great Pool Hall
George Jones 
Catherine Jones 
Ann Jones 
Kate Jones 
James Jones 
Caroline Jones 
Sarah Jones 
Eliza Leeks 
John Embry


45
30
7
5
3
1
15
15
20
Farmer





Female servant 
Female servant 
Male servant
Monmouthshire 
Monmouthshire 
Monmouthshire 
Monmouthshire 
Monmouthshire 
Monmouthshire 
Not Monmouthshire 
Monmouthshire 
Not Monmouthshire

1843 Ttithe survey George Jones was the occupier of 193 acres owned by Mrs Mary Jones. 

1848 Monmouthshire Beacon Pool Hall Estate advertised forsale

1848 Deeds Great Pool Hall Farm, in the occupation (as tenant) of widow [Mary] Jones, sold to Colonel John Francis Vaughan.

1848-1851 Bradney Colonel Vaughan of Courtfield resided at Pool Hall, which he left to his younger son Reginald Vaughan.

1851 Census
Mary James 
William James 
Robert Folly
Head 
Son 
Visitor
Wid 
Unm 
Mar
56
17
40
Housekeeper 
Scholar
Kings Caple, Herefordshire 
Goodrich, Herefordshire 
Goodrich, Herefordshire

1861 Census
MISSING: not enumerated in either Llangattock Lingoed or Llanvetherine


 

1871 Census: Great Pool Farm (Llanvetherine)

David Johnson
Sarah Johnson
Elizabeth G. Johnson
Samuel G. Johnson
Robert G. Johnson
David Johnson
Walter Johnson
Edith Johnson
Edgar D. Johnson
George A. Johnson
Thomas Price
Charles Davies
Elizabeth Mason

Head
Wife
Daur
Son
Son
Son
Son
Daur
Son
Son
Serv
Serv
Serv

Mar
Mar
Unm
Unm





Unm

42
41
21
20
16
12
10
5
3
11mths
21
15
15
Farmer of 350 acres employing 2 labs & 2 boys


Farmers Son
Farmers Son
Farmers Son
Farmers Son



Indoor Farm Servant
Indoor Farm Servant
Clodock, Herefordshire
Clodock, Herefordshire
Llantillio Crossenny, Monmouthshire
Llantillio Crossenny, Monmouthshire
Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire
Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire
Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire
Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire
Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire
Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire
Presteigne, Radnorshire
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
Barnsley, Yorkshire

1881 Census: Great Poolhall
Sarah Johnson 
Elizabeth Johnson 
Robert Johnson 
David Johnson 
Walter Johnson 
Edith Johnson 
Edgar Johnson 
George A. Johnson 
Tom A. Johnson 
Joe Williams 
Job Saunders 
Mary Morgan
Head 
Dau 
Son 
Son 
Son 
Dau 
Son 
Son 
Son 
Serv 
Serv 
Serv
Wid 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm
54
31
25
23
21
15
13
10
9
22
27
15
Farmer 350 acres 
Farmer's daughter 
Farmer's son 
Farmer's son 
Farmer's son 
Farmer's daughter 
Farmer's son 
Farmer's son 
Scholar 
Farm servant 
Farm servant 
General servant
Clodock, Herefordshire 
Llantilio Crossenny 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Hereford 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Lanfoist

1891 Census: Great Pool Farm
Elizabeth Johnson 
Edith Johnson 
Tom Johnson 
Edwin Nelson 
George Woods 
Emily Prosser
Head 
Sister 
Brother 
Serv 
Serv 
Serv
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm
40
24
19
60
12
14
Assisting farmer (employer)

Garden assistant 
Farm servant 
Farm servant 
Servant domestic
Llandeilo 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Llangattock Lingoed 
London 
Llangattock Lingoed 
Blaenavon

1901 Census: Pool Hall Farm
Walter Johnson 
Olive Johnson 
Gladys Johnson 
Edwin W. Cole 
Mary J. Leaf 
John C. Phillips 
Edwin Pritchard 
John Owen
Head 
Wife 
Niece 
Visitor 
Serv 
Serv 
Serv 
Serv
Mar 
Mar 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm 
Unm
40
37
8
32
20
45
14
32
Farmer (employer)


Draper

Cowman 
Agricultural labourer 
Agricultural labourer
Llanvetherine 
Diptford, Devon 
Llanfihangel 
Grosmont 
Llangattock 
Llanddewi Rhydderch 
Llantilio Crossenny 
Oldbury, Shropshire

1911 Census: Great Pool Hall
Walter Johnson
Olive Johnson
Lervington Pinhey
Elizabeth Pinhey
Edgar Davies
Albert Thomas Hancorn
Amy Francesa Robertson
Head
Wife
Visitor
Visitor
Servant
Servant
Servant
Married
Married (19yrs)
Married
Married (55yrs)
Single
Single
Single
50
47
79
82
20
20
17
Farmer

Retired Farmer

Waggoner on Farm
Cowman on Farm
General Servant (Domestic)
Monmouthshire
Devonshire
Devonshire

Monmouthshire
Herefordshire
Monmouthshire

Last updated April 2019