N.B. Some pubs do not appear on the maps as we do not have a definite location for them.
Details of pub: Prince of Wales, Aberystwyth
Other names: Address/Location:
16 Mary Street (now lower Terrace Road) OS Grid Ref:
SN5849781668 probably Opened:
c. 1876 Type:
First recorded in 1871, it was not recorded after 1876 when it was for sale and appears to have been attached to a smithy.
The 1887 OS map shows a building half-way up Mary Street, probably around No 16 (the Terminus on the corner was 19) which has a passageway (so the horses could get through?) and a free-standing building in the yard (the smithy?). No other buildings in the street had a passageway.Notes:
occupation: Public House
Prince of Wales, Mary Street
source: Post Office, 1871
Census 1871: Isaac Jones, Blacksmith, 39 Mar, Prince of Wales Inn, 16 Mary Street
PETTY SESSIONS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24TH.—Before Thomas Jones, Esq. Arrears of Rates.-The following persons were proceeded against for refusing to pay borough rates:—J. Pell, £98 7s 11d; J. B. Balcombe and Co., Queen's Hotel, £76 10s; … Enoch Jones, Mary- street, blacksmith, £3 17s 1d.
Prince of Wales, Isaac Jones, Inn and Public House, Mary Street, Aberystwyth,
(Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
MARY STREET, ABERYSTWYTH
Valuable Leasehold Property, consisting of the PRINCE OF WALES INN, with SMITH'S SHOP, Shoeing Shed, and Yard, situate in Mary-street, Aberystwyth, near the Railway Station. The House contains Parlour, Kitchen, Cellar, Passage, Stairs and four Bedrooms. The Smithy is fitted with two forges and the premises are most suitable for carrying on an extensive Shoeing, and general Smith's trade.
Held under a Lease from the Corporation of Aberystwyth, of which nearly 31 years are unexpired, at a ground rent of £2 5s.
Mr. G. T. SMITH has been instructed to offer this Property for Sale by Auction, On FRIDA Y, the 15th Day of DECEMBER 1876, At the Talbot Hotel, Aberystwyth, at Three o'clock in the afternoon, subject to conditions. Further particulars may be obtained of Mr. F. R. ROBERTS, Solicitor, or the AUCTIONEER, both of Aberystwyth.