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Details of pub: Waterloo Hotel, Aberystwyth

Other names:
Address/Location: Marine Terrace / Terrace Road
OS Grid Ref: SN5833081939
Opened: before 1892      
Closed: NOT KNOWN       Type: Hotel
Summary: This was formed by amalgamating a number of lodging houses on Marine Terrace which were built during the 1810s. It was considerably enlarged in 1895 and again in about 1904 but was completely destroyed by fire in 1919.

It was a Temperance Hotel at some stage - adverts of 1886 and1898 explicitly call it a Temperance Hotel, and it was not included in the list of Licenced Premises of 1905. Some think that it did not sell alcohol but allowed guests to consume their own on the premises. It has been said that it was a drunk guest who cause the destruction of the building by fire.
The site lay vacant until 1934 when the King's Hall was built on the site (demolished 1989).

Deeds and Documents of the Morris Family of Aberystwyth, Waterloo Hotel, Aberystwyth
Ceredigion Archives, ADX/745



Notes: 1891 Census
26 + 27 Marine Terrace (28 unoccup)
Thomas Morris, 60, Car prop
Elizabeth Morris, 60, wife, Hotel Keeper b.Llandilo
Ada E Morris dau Inn Manageress

1892-1908
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds boxes 17+ 53
11 December 1893
19 and 21 Terrace Road, ‘Waterloo Hotel’, proposed rebuilding (2 ff)
ARCHITECT: J.A. Jones
OWNER: Mr Thomas Morris
Ceredigion Archives, ABM/BC/T/10, PLAN NO.: T6
1898
Waterloo Hotel, A. and A.E. Morris, Hotel proprietor, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, recently enlarged, (Gossiping Guide to Wales, p. adverts section, p. 6, (1898), advert)
1900
Waterloo Hotel, A. and A.E. Morris, Hotel proprietor, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, recently enlarged, (Gossiping Guide to Wales, p. adverts section, p. 3, (1900), advert)
1900 (about)
Waterloo Hotel, T., A., E., and A.E. Morris, Hotellier, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, (Peeps at Picturesque Wales , pp. 6 & 8, (1900 (about), advert)
1901
Waterloo Hotel, A. and A.E. Morris, Hotel proprietor, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, recently rebuilt, (Ward Lock's guide to Aberystwyth etc, p. adverts section, p. 3, (1901), advert)
1902
Waterloo Hotel, Morris, A.E., hotel proprietor, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (Anon, A Souvenir of Aberystwyth, p. 42, (1902), advert)
1903
Waterloo Hotel, Anon, hotel manageress, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (May, George W., Aberystwyth, p. 4, (1903), advert)
1905
building consent
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds 17.10
1905
Waterloo Hotel, Anon, hotel manager, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, again enlarged, (May, George W., Aberystwyth, p. 4, (1905), advert)
1907
Waterloo Hotel, Anon, hotel manager, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (Gibson, Aberystwyth, What to See and How to See it, p. f, (1907), advert)
1909
Waterloo Hotel, Anon, hotel proprietor, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (Anon, Student's handbook, p. g, (1909), advert)
5 May 1914
Marine Terrace, Waterloo Hotel, extension and alterations (6 ff)
ARCHITECT: J. Lewis Evans
Ceredigion Archives, ABM/BC/M/1 and 14, PLAN NO: M11
1915
Waterloo Hotel, Waterloo Hotel, Hotelier, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (National Eisteddfod programme, 1915, p. 2, (1915) advert)

1919
Burned down - see att


Additional information

Document:

Waterloo Hotel, Aberystwyth

Date: 1902 (before)

Document:

Waterloo Hotel, Aberystwyth

Date: 1902 (approx)

Newspaper:

Advert for Waterloo Hotel

Date: 1902

Newspaper:

Advert for Waterloo Hotel

Date: 1898

Newspaper:

Advert for Waterloo Temperance Hotel

Date: 1886

Newspaper:

Advert for Waterloo Hotel

Date: 1897


People associated with this establishment
Morris, Thomas and Elizabeth [-]