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Details of pub: Shipwright Arms, Aberystwyth

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Address/Location: Custom House Street
OS Grid Ref: SN5807781445
Opened: before 1837      
Closed: NOT KNOWN       Type: Pub
Notes: 1837
On the list of premises which were provided with water by the Aberystwyth Improvement Commissioners, 1837. Occupier / Landlord: Thomas Evans, 10 Custom House Street (Ceredigion Archives)
Draft assignment by way of a Mortgage, dated 27 April, 1852, John Evans to Jacob Roberts, of 2 properties in Custom House Street, (one occupied by Mrs Evans, called the Shipwrights Arms and the other being built).
NLW Roberts and Evans, CB6/4.
John Evans of Aberystwyth, shipbuilder, dealer and chapman, leaseholder of the land on which the Shipwrights Arms stood, filed for bankruptcy in July 1857
NLW Roberts and Evans, CB6/4.
Conditions of sale of 'that well accustomed public house known as the Shipwrights Arms, Custom House Street, Aberystwyth, in the occupation of Gwen Evans, widow, ... to be sold at the Gogerddan Arms, Aberystwyth, on 18.9.1857, lot 5.
NLW Roberts and Evans, CB6/4.
assignment (reference to) from: John Jones, to: Gwen Evans
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds 54.2

"P.O. Hayes charged Mr Christopher Hall, of the Shipwright's Arms, with a like offence[selling on a Sunday]. Fined 1s and costs. " Welshman 26 June 1863
Shipwrights Arms, Evans, Owen, Inn and Public House, Custom House Street, Aberystwyth, (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
assignment from: Watkins, John, & others to: Roberts, David,
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds 54.2
lease with plan from: Corporation to: Roberts, David,
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds 54.2
List of licenced premises on Corporate Property, 16 July 1895
Aberystwyth Town Council Minutes, Ceredigion Archives, ABM/SE/1/4
1897 "SHIPWRIGHT ARMS, Custom House street: Proprietor, Mr J. Morgan, wine and Spirit merchant. Comfortable apartments." advert CBV 25 Sept 1897
Petty Sessions: Aberystwyth; number on list: 36; name of premises: Shipwright Arms; Parish / Place: Aberystwyth; Licensee: Durrant, Stephen, ; 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: 6. (1905 list)
[note on the] Shipwright’s Arms
Papers of Miss Florrie Hamer, Ceredigion Archives, ADX/415, Scrap Book No. 6

Additional information


Shipwrights Arms, Custom House Street, Aberystwyth, 50 inch, 1905


People associated with this establishment
Hall, Christopher [c.1798-1872]