N.B. Some pubs do not appear on the maps as we do not have a definite location for them.
Details of pub: Hotel Cambria, AberystwythOther names: Cambria HotelAddress/Location:
Marine Terrace OS Grid Ref:
c. 1896 Closed:
Built in 1896 for the Aberystwyth Improvement Company (who also built the Pier Pavilion and the Cliff Railway). It was purchased for use as a Calvinistic Methodists Theological College in 1906. When the college closed in the early 21st century, it was used for a number of purposes, including a restaurant.Notes:
1897 "HOTEL CAMBRIA ABERYSTWYTH. PREMIER HOTEL IN WALES. FINEST POSITION. A FACING SEA N ELECTRIC LIGHT THROUGHOUT. SEA WATER BATHS. FURNISHED BY WARINGS. HAS BEEN OPENED SATURDAY, JULY 31st" CBV 25/9/1897
Hotel Cambria, Anon, Hotel manager, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (Gossiping Guide to Wales, p. adverts section, p. 3, (1898), advert)
Hotel Cambria, Anon, Hotel Manager, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (Peeps at Picturesque Wales , p. 2, (1900 (about)), advert)
Hotel Cambria, Anon, hotel proprietor, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (Anon, A Souvenir of Aberystwyth, p. 69, (1902), advert)
Hotel Cambria, Edens, F., hotel manager, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (May, George W., Aberystwyth, p. 39, (1903), advert)
Hotel Cambria, Anon, hotel proprietor, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, (May, George W., Aberystwyth, p. 47, (1905), advert)
Petty Sessions: Aberystwyth; number on list: 18; name of premises: Hotel Cambria; Parish / Place: Aberystwyth; Licensee: Musk, Maud Henson, ; owner or tenant : managers; registered owner : A.I. Co Ltd; free or tied: free; tied to: [blank]; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 7. (1905 list)
Converted into a Calvinistic Methodists Theological College.
1. ‘The Cambria Hotel’ article by "Will o'Whispers" in The Cambrian News, n.d.
2. Seven photographs of exterior and interior of the Cambria Hotel. (c.1900)
Ceredigion Archives, ADX/378
Pier Street / Promenade, Aberystwyth, 50 inch, 1905
Cambria Hotel, Aberystwyth, 2005
Cambria Hotel, Aberystwyth 1902
Date: 1902 (before)