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Details of pub: Red Lion, AberystwythOther names: Address/Location:
Mill Street OS Grid Ref:
NOT KNOWN Type:
1881 census has Red Lion next door to Cross Foxes, 1871 it's next-door-but-one. Probably renamed to Plough Inn in mid 1880sNotes:
Innkeeper: William Brent, head, age 43, born in Cornwall
Elizabeth Brent, wife, age 38, born in Ruthin.
Sarah A. Brent, daughter, age 6, born in Borth.
Margaret I. Brent, daughter, age 3, born in Ynyslas.
'Transfer of licence - Application of licence taken out by Mr James Benbow for the Red Lion public house, was transferred to William Brent, late of the Neptune Inn'
Cambrian News 25.3.1871
Landlord: Richard Davies.
Worrall's Directory 1875
"PUBLIC HOUSE To Let, with early possession, the Red Lion Inn, Mill-street; within two minutes' walk of the railway station. Apply to John Richards, on the premises" AO 21 June 1879
Red Lion, John Richards, Mill Street.
Slater's Directory of North and South Wales 1880
24 Mill Street
David Evans, head, age 30, born in Llangurig, innkeeper and gas stoker.
Not on 1905 list
People associated with this establishment Brent, William [1828-]