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Details of pub: Golden Lion, Aberystwyth

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Address/Location: 29 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth
OS Grid Ref: SN5828281665 approx
Opened: before 1780      
Closed: after 1857       Type: Pub
Summary: Near the present location of the HSBC Bank(?)

Notes: 1780
One of the first meetings of the Aberystwyth Harbour Trust was held at the Golden Lion.
Trust minutes, NLW ABR F1 (a), 1780-1808
1822
John Davies, Golden Lion, Great Darkgate Street (Pigot’s directory, 1822)

1822
Eldest dau. of John Davies married. Cambrian

1823, 1825, 1826
licensee: John Davies
St Michaels Vestry Rate lists, Ceredigion Archives, CPR/ASTM/123-128

1829
"On the 30th inst. at Llanbadarn-fawr, Cardiganshire, Mr. John Jones, maltster, to Margaret, second daughter of Mr. John Davies, of the Golden Lion, both of Aberystwith." Cambrian 4 April 1829
1830
licensee: John Davies,
source: Pigot and Co, 1830
1837
licensee: John Davies
St Michaels Vestry Rate lists, Ceredigion Archives, CPR/ASTM/123-128
1837
On the list of premises which were provided with water by the Aberystwyth Improvement Commissioners, 1837. Occupier / Landlord: Thomas Jones, 29 Great Darkgate Street (Ceredigion Archives)

1857
"On the 31st ult., at Llanbadarnfawr, Aberystwith, by the Rev. J. Pugh, curate, Mr. William Thomas, mariner, to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Edward Jenkins, Golden Lion, Aberystwith. " Cambrian 2 Jan 1857

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