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Licence application for Gwalia HouseSource:
Aberystwyth Observer 14/08/1886 Date:
Newspaper Description: Transcript:
To the overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Aberystwyth, in the Borough of Aberystwyth, and to the Superintendent of Police of the District of Aberystwyth, in the County of Cardigan. I, Margaret Catherine Marpole, of Number 8, Pier Street, in the town of Aberystwyth, in the County of Cardigan, Spinster, do hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply at the General Annual Licensing Meeting to be holden at the Town Hall, in the borough of Aberystwyth aforesaid, on the 26th day of August, 1886, or at any adjournment thereof, for a License to be hold an Excise License to sell by retail, beer, ale, porter, cider, and perry, to be consumed either on or off the Refreshment Room, Hotel, Dwelling house and premises situate being Number 8, Pier Street, in the Borough of Aberystwyth aforesaid, of which premises Mrs Rees of Number 50, North Parade, Aberystwyth aforesaid, is the owner, of whom I rent the same as yearly tenant. Given under my hand this 4th day of August, 1886. M. C. MARPOLE. Notes:Linked to Gwalia Cocoa House and Temperance Hotel , 8 Pier Street, Aberystwyth