HistoryPoints News

Aug 8, 2020

Shipwrecked and arrested in one day


Sailor Andrew McGill was lucky to be rescued from a barque wrecked at Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire, in 1899. But his day was about to get even worse, as he was ejected that evening from the White Lion Hotel, Ferryside, for over-indulging and later arrested ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

for being drunk and disorderly. Magistrates were sympathetic but imposed a fine. For more on the history of the White Lion, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the noticeboard near the entrance. Or click here