Hunter’s Moon Inn
Hunter's Moon Inn
(formerly The Carpenter's Arms)


1734 Deeds An Indenture refers to "all that Messuage or Tenement with the Houses Outhouses Barnes Buildings Stables Gardens and Orchards thereunto belonging and therewith Held and Enjoyed with their Appurtenances called the Taverne House enjoyning to the Church Yard Wall of Langattock Lingoed Church Situate in the said Parish of Langattock Lingoed and in the Tenure and Occupation of Phillip Kinvin as Tenant to the said James Tuder Morgan of the Yearly Value of Three Pounds Ten Shillings." (For Phillip Kinvin/Kenvin, see also Memorials.)

1789 Deeds The will of Joseph Browne of Llangattock Lingoed, joiner "devising to his wife Mary a messuage called the Tavern with lands belonging bought of John Hanbury of Pontypool."

1790/91 Deeds Joseph Brown of Llangattock Lingoed mortgaged to Henry Phillips of Grosmont, gent. "a messuage etc. called the Tavern House in par. Llangattock Lingoed, adjoining the churchyard wall".

1793 Deeds Lease and Release by Henry Phillips of Grosmont, gent and Mary Brown of Llangattock Lingoed, widow of Joseph Brown, joiner, to William Jones of Llangattock Lingoed, carpenter and James Morgan of Camstone,.Grosmont, yeoman.

1815 Baptism Elizabeth daughter/ John son of William Price of this parish publican and Elizabeth his wife

1828 Baptism William son of John Jones of this parish innkeeper and Ann his wife

1829 Baptism Thomas Artimydoius son of John Merrick of this parish innkeeper and Ann his wife

1831 Baptism Edwin son of Joseph Lane of this parish innkeeper and Elizabeth his wife

1838 Deeds Lease and Release by John Jones of Llantillio Cressenny to William Farr of Campstone, Grosmont, yeoman, of "the messuage etc. once called Tavern House, now the Carpenters Arms" [the first reference to the inn's new name] and adjacent pieces of land.

1840 Deeds Lease and Release by William Farr, yeoman of Grosmont to James Jones of Llangattock Lingoed, blacksmith.

1841 Census (Publick house)
James Jones
Jane Jones


38
25
Blacksmith
Female servant
Monmouthshire
Not Monmouthshire

1843 Parish tithe survey: James Jones was owner and occupier of the Carpenters Arms.


1847 James Davies In a letter to his sister dated September 9th 1847, James Davies wrote: "The public-house has been rebuilt, and my brother Edward's grandson owns it, and lives in it: and, by some means, he has a considerable property. He is single, and rents what James Price used to rent. He keeps seven cows, and has bought several places in Llangattock: he is Nelly's son, and his name is James Jones".


1851 Census (Carpenter’s Arms)
James Jones
Eleanor Jones
Emma Jones
William Hopkins
Ritchard Williams
Elizabeth Edwards
Head
Wife
Dau
Serv
Serv
Serv
Mar
Mar

Unm
Unm
Unm
46
28
8m
22
40
18
Farmer of 40 acres employing 2 labourers 
Farmer wife

Farmers lab
Blacksmith
General servant
Llangattock Lingoed
Llangattock Lingoed
Llangattock Lingoed
Monmouthshire
Herefordshire
Monmouthshire

1853-55 Baptisms Edwin son/Robert son/Jane daughter of William Brown publican/Carpenters Arms innkeeper and Margaret his wife

1855 Miscellanea In his will, William Pritchard of Grosmont, labourer:made a bequest to his daughter "Margaret Browne wife to William Browne publican in the parish of Langattock Lingoed." (See also Crossway, 1861.)

1860 Wills In his will, James Jones of Lower Kathlea left all his property, including the Carpenter's Arms, to his wife Eleanor and after her death to his seven children equally.

1861 Census (Carpenter’s Arms)
William Walters
Ann Walters
Jane A. Walters
Elizabeth M. Walters
James Barrat
Head
Wife
Dau
Dau
Lodger
Mar
Mar
Unm

Wid
45
58
18
12
49
Mason, beer house keeper & shopkeeper 
Shop keeper
Dress maker
Scholar
Agricultural labourer
Llangorse, Breconshire
Llanfihangel Crucorney
Brynmawr, Breconshire
Brynmawr, Breconshire
St Weonards, Herefordshire

1871 Census (Carpenter’s Arms)
William Walters
Ann Walters
Elizabeth M. Walters
Head
Wife
Dau
Mar
Mar
Unm
55
63
22
Mason and innkeeper
Llangorse, Breconshire
Llangattock Lingoed
Llanelli, Breconshire

1881 Census (Carpenter’s Arms)
Ann Walters
Emily Bath
Head
Gr-dau
Wid
Unm
73
12
Inn keeper
Scholar
Llanvihangel Crucorney
St Andrew the Less, Cambridge

1882 County Observer Licence transferred from Ann Walters to Thomas Dew


1891 Census (Carpenter’s Arms)
George Price 
Elizabeth Watkins*
Eligah Williams
*speaks English & Welsh
Head
Serv
Lodger
Wid
Unm
Mar
68
24
50
Inn keeper
Domestic servant
Engine driver
Eardisland, Herefordshire
Talyllin, Breconshire
Clodock, Herefordshire

1901 Census (Carpenter’s Arms)
David Thomas
Sarah Thomas
Sarah Thomas
Head
Wife
Dau
Mar
Mar
Unm
46
43
15
Inn keeper (own account)
Lower Cwmyoy
Lower Cwmyoy
Llanvihangel Crucorney

1911 Census (Carpenter’s Arms)
David Thomas
Sarah Jane Thomas
Sarah Maria Higgs
Thomas David Higgs
Head
Wife
Visitor
Visitor
Mar
Mar (26yrs)
Mar (2 yrs)
56
53
25
2mth
Inn keeper
Assisting in the Business



Lower Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire
Lower Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire
Llanvihangel Crucorney, Monmouthshire
Sirhowy, Monmouthshire

 


Last updated April 2019