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The Lost Pubs of Cardiff

Discussion in 'Cardiff City Forum' started by Mad Al, 15 Aug 2019.

  1. Mad Al

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    Wasn't Roger the brother of the notorious tough guy Dennis? From the docks they were, Dennis at one time was known as the toughest man in Cardiff, nobody could beat him, nice fella though.
     
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    That name vaguely rings a bell... Age wise Roger was in his late 70s when he died and that must be about 10 years ago. Would that be about right age wise?
    Roger fought in the '58 Commonwealth Games
     
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    Roger had a son Gary, and maybe just a coincidence but a lad by the name of Gary Pleace was done for rucking after the home game against Villa last year.
    In & Outside The Cornwall
     
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    Anyone remember the strip joint on City Road late 70's ish? Spent many an afternoon in there.:coat:
     
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    Le mans was it?
     
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    Scaramouch? (spellcheck needed!)
    So I heard anyway.....
     
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    Definitely same family, there was another brother who boxed as well, can't remember his name though.
     
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    Same place, called Le Mans first, then Scaramouche, then the exchange.
     
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    Le Mans:thumbup:, what a crazy place.
     
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    Roger was always good for a yarn..after the Crown he moved in 2 doors away from me in Llandaff North and then some years later moved again into a flat below me on Station Rd..couldnt get away from him!!:hehe:
     
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    Michael is/was another brother
     
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    EDIT TO THE ABOVE.
    The lads name was Nathan at the Cornwall, not Gary. Seems Nathan is possibly a grandson of Roger's.
    Apols.
     
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    I think this one is the High Corner House sat on the other end of the Duke Street block in front of the south gate.
     
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    The Wyndham, I swear a mate mentioned it to me a good few years back. Am I right in thinking it was a full blown shaggers paradise at one point before it shut. Feel free to answer anonymously :hehe:
     
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    That's the Wynford in Riverside, proper grab a slag place.
     
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    I'm a bit late to this thread, so apologies if this has already been posted, but spend many a happy Sunday evening here in my youth

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    Word was you could buy pretty much anything you wanted in there, no questions asked like
     
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