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Other names: Ship HotelAddress/Location: OS Grid Ref:
before 1844 Closed:
open 2017 Type:
2017 Now called the Ship Hotel
There seems to be a building on the same site on the Tithe map 1844, but no use is mentioned.Notes:
Selling spirits without a licence. - see att
licensee: Evan Owens (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
Miss Margaret Owen married Capt. S Jones
"Trewern Arms and Ship Inn, Aberporth, which were granted temporary licences to new tenants" CmnJnl 12 Sept 1890
" In this division there are eleven licensed houses - four for seven days and seven for six days -all of which had been fairly well conducted, with the exception of the Ship Inn, Aberporth. The renewal of the licence of this house was objected to by the police, on the ground that the landlord and landlady were of intemperate habits. As no conviction had been recorded against the house the licence was renewed. " S Wales Daily News 17 Sept 1897
Licence transferred to Anne Thomas, via Benjamin Peregrine, following separation of Elizabeth and David Jones (licensee) - see attachments
"APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY TRANSFER OF LICENSE. -Mr J L Stokes appeared on behalf of Mrs Anne Thomas, Plas, Aberporth, and applied for a temporary transfer of the license of the Ship Inn, Aberporth, from Benjamin Peregrine to her own name. Deputy Chief Constable Williams did not object, but said it was a most unusual application to make for a license for a married woman whose husband was living with her. After long discussion, the license was granted, " WGWWA 11 Dec 1902
Petty Sessions: Lower Troedyraur; number on list: 9; name of premises: Ship Inn; Parish / Place: Aberporth; Licensee: Thomas, Anne; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Dr Mitchell, Cardigan; free or tied: Free; tied to: [blank]; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 6. (1905 list)Additional information
Aberporth busy with visitors
Ship Inn May 2011
Separation of landlord and wife, Ship Inn
Transfer of licence, Ship Inn
Verses on the marriage of Miss Margaret Owen
Discussion of the landlord's character, Ship Inn
Aberporth, showing Ship Inn, c1960.
Date: 1960 (approx)
Aberporth, showing the Ship Inn, early 20th century?
Selling spirits without a licence
Customers in the Ship. 1950s?
Date: 1950 (approx)
The Ship as a hospital
Gable end of the Ship, early C20?
Date: 1910 (approx)
The front of the Ship Hotel, Aberporth, with owners?
Date: 1900 (approx)