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Details of pub: Smiths Hotel, AberystwythOther names: Address/Location:
24 Great Darkgate Street OS Grid Ref: Opened:
NOT KNOWN Type:
Smith's Hotel, Anon, 24 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, established 1810, (Gossiping Guide to Wales, p. adverts section, p. 6, (1898), advert)
"WHOLESALE & RETAIL Wine and Spirit Establishment, ALE AND PORTER STORES. No 24, GREAT DARK-GATE STREET, ABERYSTWYTH." AO 17 June 1871
Bunting strung from the windows for Royal wedding
Death of long-time resident. Montgomery County Times 23 Feb 1895
Jan: fails to sell - see att
April: To let, apply Morgans Wine Merchants.
"To Let, with possession, At valuation only, the well-known Hotel-Public, situate in Great Darkgate-street, and known as Hotel 24. or Smith's Hotel; doing a profitable trade, being centrally situate and immediately opposite General Post-office; licence safe.-Apply C. Taylor, Proprietor, Hotel 24. Aberystwyth." Weekly Mail 21/02/1903Additional information
Advert for Excelsior Whisky, available locally
Advert for Smith's Hotel
Smith's Hotel not sold
Smith's Hotel for Sale