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Details of pub: Royal Oak, Aberystwyth

Other names:
Address/Location: Princess Street
OS Grid Ref: SN5820181551
Opened: c.      
Closed: 1908       Type: Pub
Notes: 1880
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.
Census, 1881

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

Licensee: David Joseph MORGANS,
Kelly's Directory, 1891

8 Princess Street
Esther Morgan, head, widow, age 62, born in Llangwyryfon, publican.
Census, 1891

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

Additional information


Princess Street, High Street, Bridge Street, Aberystwyth, 50 inch, 1905



Compensation claim notice 1908

Date: 1908


Licence renewals 1885

Date: 1885


Smelly chip carts

Date: 1898