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Details of pub: New Market Tavern, Aberystwyth

Other names: Market Tavern
Address/Location: 3 Market Street
OS Grid Ref: SN5826881687
Opened: c.      
Closed: c. 1938       Type: Pub
Summary: Meeting place of the Cambrian Benefit Society, established or first registered: 1832
(JD Pratt’s list, printed, no. 10, date of approval by Pratt 29.9.1832)

Some references to a 'Market Tavern' but seems to be the same place, based on landlords.

Notes: 1837
On the list of premises which were provided with water by the Aberystwyth Improvement Commissioners, 1837. Occupier / Landlord: Griffith James, 3 Market Street (Ceredigion Archives)

Lic. Eliza Edwards. Court report drunk and disorderly. Welshman 5 July 1861
licensee: John Edwards
source: Post Office directory, 1871
New Market, Edwards, John, Inn and Public House, 3 Market Street, Aberystwyth, (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)

"Petition for liquidation: William P. Evans, New Market Inn, Market-street, Aberystwyth, Cardigan, licensed victualler." CN 12 Dec 1879

"TRANSFERS. The license of the Crystal Palace,from Thos Abbot to Evan Humphreys Three Tuns, from William George Clarke to Evan Foulkes, New Market Tavern, from Henry Mitchell to William Evans "Nags Head," from David Thomas (deceased) to --- Thomas. " AO 10 May 1879

Auction notice for White Hart and Market Tavern. Carmarthen Journal 27 May 1892

"Transfers. The licences of the Railway Inn, New Market Tavern, Butcher's Arms, and Prince Albert Hotel were transferred to Mrs Tanner, W. Jones, W. Davies, and Miss Morris respectively." CN 8 June 1894

Petty Sessions: Aberystwyth; number on list: 23; name of premises: New Market Tavern; Parish / Place: Aberystwyth; Licensee: Jones, William; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : David Roberts and Sons; free or tied: tied; tied to: Aberystwyth Brewery; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 7. (1905 list)
Recommended for closure by the local licencing committee but not proceeded with.
(County Licencing Committee, 1905-1938 Ceredigion Archives, Cards/QS/L/1)
9th March 1912
Detailed description of the building; used by holiday makers for accommodation; next door to the White Hart and in the same street as the Talbot.
County Council Clerk’s records, Bundle of correspondence relating to the licensing of public houses in Cardiganshire, 1910-1912, Ceredigion Archives, CDC/SE/14/2
Mr Trevor Hughes applied for the transfer of the licence of the New Market Tavern to Miss Annie Jones which was granted.
The Cambrian News and Merionethshire Standard, 6th June 1919
Closed, Amount of compensation unknown
(County Licencing Committee, 1905-1938 Ceredigion Archives, Cards/QS/L/1)
Licensing Committee. Decision to close the pub and pay compensation of £225 – but the landlord did not accept the offer.
Cardigan and Tivyside Advertiser, 13 Jan. 1939

Additional information


Market Street, Aberystwyth, 50 inch, 1905


People associated with this establishment
James, Griffith [-]