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Details of pub: St George Hotel, Aberystwyth

Other names: St George Inn
Address/Location: Queen Square / Portland Street
OS Grid Ref: SN5847381941
Opened: before 1870      
Closed: NOT KNOWN       Type: Pub
Summary: This is one of only three pubs in Aberystwyth which were known to have issued tokens (Cox, Noel and Alan, (1994), The Tokens, Checks, Metallic Tickets, Passes and Tallies of Wales, 1800 - 1993)

Notes: 1870
Convicted for selling after hours - see att.

Census: John Phillips, aged 60, publican

St George, Phillips, John, Inn and Public House, Portland Street, Aberystwyth, (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
Thomas Davies, builder, wanted to lease land adjacent to St George's Inn [for building?]
Aberystwyth Town Council Minutes, 7.9.1875, 21.12.1875.
Ceredigion Archives, ABM/SE/1/1
Eliza Morris of Portland Street to pay 1 shilling per annum for permission to allow a door and window on the east pine end of St George's Inn to remain open.
Aberystwyth Town Council Minutes, 21.12.1875. Ceredigion Archives, ABM/SE/1/1
The Council may build a wall in front of the east pine end of St George's Inn to close the light from the window
Aberystwyth Town Council Minutes, 5.2.1878. Ceredigion Archives, ABM/SE/1/1
assignment from: Penry, T.A., Rev, & other to: Green, Samuel,
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds 41.8
reassignment from: Parker, Sarah Ann, Mrs to: Green, Samuel,
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds 41.8
surrender from: Green, Samuel, to: Corporation
Ceredigion Archives, Aberystwyth Corporation Deeds 41.8
1900 (about)
St George's Hotel, Richards, W.R., Public House keeper, Aberystwyth, (Peeps at Picturesque Wales , p. 20, (1900 (about), advert)
Petty Sessions: Aberystwyth; number on list: 38; name of premises: St George Hotel; Parish / Place: Aberystwyth; Licensee: Savin, J.P.; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Allsopp's Brewery; free or tied: tied; tied to: Allsopp's Brewery; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 6. (1905 list)
Taken over by Jenkin Williams, formerly of Abergavenny.
Cambrian News, 23.6.1911,
"In the case of St. George's Hotel. Portland-street, Superintendent Phillips gave evidence that the house was not required, and was cross-examined by Mr. A. J. Hughes. Miss Brown, the licensee, gave evidence in support of her application for the renewal of the licence. She produced figures to show that' during the past three months her trade had increased four-fold compared with the corresponding period last year. She had established a business connection with visitors, and accommodation was provided in the house for thirty people. If she had anticipated opposition she would not have relinquished other business and invested her capital in the St George's.—By the Chief Constable: She knew there had been five tenants in three years, and the trade was practically gone. " Licence renewed. CN 6 March 1914

Additional information


North Parade / Portland Street, Aberystwyth, 25 inch, 1905



St George Hotel, Queen's Square, Aberystwyth



Advert for the hotel

Date: 1894


Selling after hours

Date: 1870


Advert for the St George's Hotel

Date: 1889


Poaching publicans!

Date: 1899