N.B. Some pubs do not appear on the maps as we do not have a definite location for them.
Details of pub: Royal Oak, AberystwythOther names: Address/Location:
Princess Street OS Grid Ref:
Royal Oak, Daniel Morgan, Princess Street.
Slater's Directory of North and South Wales 1880
Royal Oak Inn, 9 Princess Street
Daniel Morgan, head, age 58, born in Llansanffraid, publican.
Application for renewal of licence by Elizabeth Hester Morgan, Royal Oak. Licence renewed to a new tenant. The Bench cautioned the applicant against selling beer on Sunday, and said if they had any complaints the licences would not be renewed in future
CAMBRIAN NEWS 11.9.1885
Licensee: David Joseph MORGANS,
Kelly's Directory, 1891
8 Princess Street
Esther Morgan, head, widow, age 62, born in Llangwyryfon, publican.
Royal Oak, David Joseph Morgans, 8 Princess Street.
Slater's Directory of North and Mid Wales 1895
Landlord:David Joseph Morgan.
Kelly's Directory 1895
"ABERYSTWYTH. Drowning Case. On Monday evening Dr. Bassett Jones held an inquest at the Police Station touching the death of David Evans (52) mason, residing at the Royal Oak Inn whose body was found floating in the harbour on Saturday night. Thomas Jones, a boy of 14, spoke to seeing the deceased staggering along Sea View-place at 9.30 on Saturday night. The man was very drunk, and his road lay in the direction of the harbour. Verdict, Accidental death." S.Wales Daily News 5 April 1899
Royal Oak Inn, Princess Street, E. Morgan.
Bennett's Business Directory, 1900
TO LET, with immediate possession, the Fully Licensed House known as THE ROYAL OAK, Princess street, Aberystwyth.- For particulars apply to D. M. DAVIES, 18 New street, or MORGAN & Co., Wine and Spirit Merchants, Aberystwyth.
Aberystwyth Observer 4.6.1903
Marked on 50 inch map
Petty Sessions: Aberystwyth; number on list: 32; name of premises: Royal Oak; Parish / Place: Aberystwyth; Licensee: Lloyd, Jane Anne; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Misses Jones, 1 Laura Place; free or tied: tied; tied to: City Brewery; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 6. (1905 list)
Closed, Compensation £116
(County Licencing Committee, 1905-1938 Ceredigion Archives, Cards/QS/L/1)
entry for the Fountain in Trefechan reads – ' Fountain Inn, Trefechan, William H. Lloyd, prop. (late Royal Oak, Princess Street)'
Wales Trades Directory 1912