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Details of place: Aberystwyth

other names: Aberystwith
County: Ceredigion
OS Grid Ref: SN584817 = 52.4149229207, -4.08339136445
Type of place: Town
Notes: Formerly part of the parish of Llanbadarn Fawr

A list of all leases for Public Houses was made in 1895. Total licenced premises on land leased by the Council: 18; total in the Borough: 47.
Aberystwyth Town Council Minutes, 7.8.1895, Ceredigion Archives


Places associated with this place

Pubs in this place
Academy , Aberystwyth
Albion , Princess Street / 9 St James Square, Aberystwyth
Alfred Noyes , Aberystwyth
Allsopps , Hampton House, Railway Terrace, Aberystwyth
Angel , 6 Church Street / 57-59 Great Darkgate St / St James Square , Aberystwyth
Ashleys , 30-31 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Assembly, Ball and Billiard Rooms , Laura Place, Aberystwyth
Australian Vaults , Princess Street, Aberystwyth
Avondale , 13 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Bar 46 , 46 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Baravin , 1 Llys Y Brenin, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
Barracks Mobile Cocoa Tavern , Aberystwyth
Bay Hotel , 35-37 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Beer Shop, Moor Street , Cambrian Street, formerly Moor Street, Aberystwyth
Belgrave Hotel , Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Belle Vue , 23 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Biddulph's , 19 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
Biddulph's , 19 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
Black Bull , Mary Street (now lower Terrace Road), Aberystwyth
Black Horse, , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Black Swan , Butchers Market, Aberystwyth
Blue Bell , Corporation Street / 52 Terrace Road corner, Aberystwyth
Boar , King Street, Aberystwyth
Boars Head , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Boars Head , Queen's Road, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Bottle Bar , 19 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Bridge Inn , 12 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Britannia , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Buck , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
Bull and Mouth , 55 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
Butchers Arms , Butcher's Market / St James's Square, Aberystwyth
Cambrian Hotel , Lewis Terrace (Alexandra Road), Aberystwyth
Cambrian Inn , North Parade, Aberystwyth
Canolfan y Celfyddydau / Arts Centre , Aberystwyth
Carpenters Arms , (36) Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Carpenters' Arms , North Road (south end), Aberystwyth
Castle Arms , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Castle Hotel , King Street / Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Castle Hotel , South Road, Aberystwyth
Castle Inn , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Castle Inn , King Street, Aberystwyth
Cause Castle Inn , Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Central Hotel , 47-51 Terrace Road / Portland Street corner, Aberystwyth
Central Hotel , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Central Hotel , Northgate Street, Aberystwyth
Chain and Anchor , Shipbuilders Row (25 South Road), Aberystwyth
Clarence Hotel , Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Cleeve Hill , Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Coach and Horses , Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth
Coachbuilders Arms , 18 Cambrian Place, Aberystwyth
Cocoa House , 4 Chalybeate St, Aberystwyth
Commercial Hotel , High Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Conservative Club , Eastgate, Aberystwyth
Consti , Constitution Hill, Aberystwyth
Coopers Arms , Llanbadarn Road / Northgate, Aberystwyth
Craiglais , Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Cross Foxes , 17 Mill Street, Aberystwyth
Crown , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Crown , Market Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Crown , Northgate Street, Aberystwyth
Crynfryn Arms , Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth
Crystal Palace , Queen's Road, Aberystwyth
Culliford Wine Vaults , 24 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
David Lewis Burton Ale Store , Vulcan Place, Aberystwyth
Deva Hotel , 33-34 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Downies Vaults , East Gate, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Druid , Butchers Market, St James Square, Aberystwyth
Duke of Wellington , 50 Bridge Street/North Parade, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Duke of Wellington , St James Square,, Aberystwyth
Eagle , 26 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
Elephant and Castle , North Parade, Aberystwyth
Elizabeth Williams' public house , Pier Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Elysian Grove , Penglais, Aberystwyth
Farmers Arms , 55 Upper Darkgate Street / St James Square, Aberystwyth
Farmers Arms , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Farmers Arms , Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth
Feathers , Eastgate / Market Street , Aberystwyth
Feathers , North Parade, Aberystwyth
Four Seasons , 52 Portland Street, Aberystwyth
Fox Vaults , North Parade, Aberystwyth
Freemasons Arms , Bridge Street / South Road, Aberystwyth
Glanaber , Union Street, Aberystwyth
Glengower , 3/4 Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth
Globe Inn , Great Darkgate Street/8 Market Street, Aberystwyth
Gogerddan Arms , Aberystwyth
Golden Anchor , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Golden Eagle , Mary Street (now lower Terrace Road), Aberystwyth
Golden Lion , 29 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Grapes , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Greyhound , 12 Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth
Grimsby House , 8 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
Gwalia , North Parade, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Gwalia Cocoa House and Temperance Hotel , 8 Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Hafodunos , Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Harbour Tavern , Sea View Street, Aberystwyth
Heart of Oak Inn , 23 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
Hope , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Hope and Anchor , Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth
Horse and Jockey , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Hotel 24 , 9 Great Darkgate Street,, Aberystwyth
Hotel Brynawel , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Hotel Cambria , Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Howell's Temperance Hotel , 21 Chalybeate Street, Aberystwyth
Inn on the Pier , The Pier, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Ivy Bush , 31 Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth
James Hall , 32 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
James’s Temperance and Commercial Hotel , Mill Street, Aberystwyth
John Roberts Vaults , 2 Bridge St, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
King Charles in the Oak , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Kings Arms , 8 Princess Street, Aberystwyth
Kings Head , 56 North Parade, Aberystwyth
Kops , London, Manchester and Birmingham, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Lamb , Queen Street, Aberystwyth
Leopard Vaults , North Parade, Aberystwyth
Libertine , Terrace Road / Corporation Street corner, Aberystwyth
Lisburne Arms , 4, 4a, 5 Northgate Street, Aberystwyth
London Tavern , 7 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
London and Provincial Stores , 32 and 34 Terrace Road , Aberystwyth
Lord Hill , Queen Street, Aberystwyth
Lord Nelson Inn , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Malthouse, Bridge Street , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Malthouse, Skinner's Arms , Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Marine Hotel , 49-52 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Mariners Arms , Baker Street, Aberystwyth
Market Street Vaults , Market Street , Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Market Tavern , Market Street, Aberystwyth
Masonic Hall , Market Street, Aberystwyth
Melbourne Stores , 16 Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Merionethshire Arms , 4 or 18 Northgate Street or maybe 20, Aberystwyth
Miners Arms , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Montgomeryshire Vaults , 9 Princess Street , Aberystwyth
Morris's Temperance Hotel , 20 Mary Street (now Lower Terrace Road), Aberystwyth
Nags Head , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Nanteos Arms , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
Nelson 2 , Queen Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Neptune Inn , Queen's Road, Aberystwyth
New Inn , 28 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
New Market Tavern , 3 Market Street, Aberystwyth
New Street Vaults , 1 New Street, Aberystwyth
Northey's Temperance and Commercial Hotel , 21 Chalybeate Street, Aberystwyth
Number 8 , Market Street, Aberystwyth
Old Inn , Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Old Sign , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Oriental Cafe , 16 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
PJM Student Village , University Campus, Penglais Hill, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Padarn Temperance Hotel , 14 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
Painter's Temperance Hotel and Eating House , 51 Upper Portland Street, Aberystwyth
Pantycelyn Hall , University Campus, Penglais Hill, Aberystwyth
Phoenix , Terrace Road, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Picton Arms , Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Pier Hotel , Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Plough Inn , Mill Street, Aberystwyth
Plough and Harrow , Queen Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Poole's Refreshment Rooms , 26 Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Prince Albert , 26 Little Darkgate Street (now Eastgate), Aberystwyth
Prince Llewellyn , 39 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Prince of Wales , 16 Mary Street (now lower Terrace Road), Aberystwyth
Prince of Wales , Eastgate (formerly Little Darkgate Street) / Market Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Prince of Wales , North Parade, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Promenade Pier , Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Public House (Nanteos Estate) 1 , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Public House (Nanteos Estate) 2 , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Public House (Nanteos Estate) 3 , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Public House (Nanteos Estate) 4 , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Public House (Nanteos Estate) 5 , Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Public House (Nanteos Estate) 6 , Little Darkgate Street (now Eastgate), Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Queens Head , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Queens Hotel , Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth
RAFA club , 46 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Railway Inn , Lewis Terrace (now 8 Alexandra Road), Aberystwyth
Railway Station, refreshment rooms , Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth
Raven , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Raven , Penglais Hill, Aberystwyth
Raven and Bell , Queens Road, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Red Lion , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Red Lion , Mill Street, Aberystwyth
Red Lion , North Parade, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Richmond Hotel , 44-45 Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Rink , Portland Street / Queen's Road, Aberystwyth
Roberts Brewery , Trefechan, Aberystwyth
Rose and Crown , St James Square, Aberystwyth
Rosser Halls student bar , Aberystwyth
Rowland Evans Grocer , 35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Royal Arms , Northgate Street, Aberystwyth
Royal Mail , 27 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Royal Naval Association Club , Market Street, Aberystwyth
Royal Oak , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Royal Oak , Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Royal Oak , Princess Street, Aberystwyth
Rummers , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
Sailors Arms , 18 South Road / Shipbuilder's Row, Aberystwyth
Sailors Arms , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Sea Bank , Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth
Shades , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Ship , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Ship and Castle , High Street / Vulcan Street corner, Aberystwyth
Ship and Launch , Butchers Market / St James Square, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Ship-a-ground , St James Square / Princess Street, Aberystwyth
Shipwright Arms , Custom House Street, Aberystwyth
Shropshire Arms , Little Darkgate Street (now East Gate), Aberystwyth
Skinners Arms , Pier Street / Clock Square, Aberystwyth
Smiths Hotel , 24 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Sportsman Tavern , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Spread Eagle , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
St David's , 37 Eastgate, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
St George Hotel , Queen Square / Portland Street, Aberystwyth
Star Inn , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Star Temperance Hotel , 11 Chalybeate Street, Aberystwyth
Students Union 1 , Old Assembly Rooms, Laura Place, Aberystwyth
Students Union 2 , The Campus, Penglais Hill, Aberystwyth
Sun Inn , Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Talbot , Great Darkgate Street / Market Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth
Temperance Hall , North Parade / Queens Road, Aberystwyth
Temperance Hotel , Mill Street, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Temperance House , Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Terminus , Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
Three Horse Shoe , 1 Grays Inn Lane, Aberystwyth
Three Jolly Sailors , Church Street (Upper Great Darkgate Street), Aberystwyth
Tollgate , Piercefield Lane, Aberystwyth
Unicorn , 16 Pier Street, Aberystwyth
Unicorn , 2Alfred Place/16 Corporation Street (corner), Aberystwyth
Union , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Vaults , Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
Victoria House , Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth
Victoria Tavern , 14 Baker Street / Eastgate , Aberystwyth
Waterloo Hotel , Marine Terrace / Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
Waverley Temperance Hotel , 2 Mill St, Aberystwyth
Welsh Harp , 54 Terrace Road / Corporation Street corner, Aberystwyth
Western Vaults , Northgate / 1 Thespian Street, Aberystwyth
Westminster Commercial Temperance Hotel , 35 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
White Hart , 2 Market Street, Aberystwyth
White Horse , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
White Horse Hotel , 48 Terrace Road / Upper Portland Street, Aberystwyth
White House , 6 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
White Lion , Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth (exact location uncertain)
White Lion 2 , Princess Street / Bridge Street, Aberystwyth
White Swan Inn , 3 St James's Square, Aberystwyth
William Scott, Grocer , 30 Little Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
Wine Vaults , Terrace Road/ North Parade, Aberystwyth
Wooden House Inn , Aberystwyth, Llanbadarn Fawr (p)
Yr Hen Llew Du , Bridge Street, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth

Total: 269


Additional information

Newspaper:

UCW objection to more licences

Date: 1895

Photograph:

The Court Royale, Eastgate

Date: 2017

Newspaper:

List of pubs and licensees in Aberystwyth in August 1845

Date: 1845

Newspaper:

List of pubs summonsed for using unstamped measures

Date: 1874

Newspaper:

Disturbance at the Black Lion

Date: 1868

Newspaper:

The dangers of grocers

Date: 1872

Newspaper:

Non-conformist taverns in Aberystwyth

Date: 1896

Postcard:

A concert at the Elysian Grove, early 1900s

Date: 1905 (approx)

Newspaper:

Aberystwyth pubs closed 1878-1903

Date: 1903

Document:

Gifts at a bidding, 1835

Date: 1835

Newspaper:

Smelly chip carts

Date: 1898

Postcard:

Aberystwyth Station

Date: 1953


People associated with this place
Aberystwyth Licensed Victuallers Association, [-]
Beyston, Thomas and Mary [-]
British Womens Temperance Association, [-]
Culliford, Henry [-1880]
Evans, William [-]
James, Griffith [-]
Jones, Anne [-]
Jones, John R [-]
Jones, Thomas James [1836-1872]
McDonald, Donald [-]
Mitchell, Henry [-]
Roberts, David [1820-1908]
Roberts, John [-]
Roberts, Margaret [-]
Sameul Allsop [brewer], [-]
Williams, Mary [-]

Total: 16


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