Community & Civic Life
John Roberts of Rhayader
Powys County Archives
At the November meeting of Radnorshire County Council, an application by John Roberts for a licence to store gunpowder on his premises was considered.
"Storage of gunpowder
The applicant was referred to the Committee for granting Licenses under the Explosives Act."
Kelly's 1891 Trade Directory for Rhayader lists a John Roberts as being a stationer and chemist at West Street.
The 1891 census shows him living on the shop premises:
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