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Details of pub: White Swan Inn, Aberystwyth

Other names: Swan Inn
Address/Location: 3 St James's Square
OS Grid Ref: SN5815581568
Opened: before 1822      
Closed: 1930       Type: Pub
Summary: White Swan, Black Swan and Swan seem interchangeable names. e.g. in 1870/71 Catherine Edwards is recorded as Licensee of Black and the White. Black Swan

Notes: 1822
Enoch Hughes, Swan, St James Square (Pigot’s directory, 1822)
1823
licensee: Enoch Hughes
St Michaels Vestry Rate lists, Ceredigion Archives, CPR/ASTM/123-128
1825, 1826
licensee: Richard Evans
St Michaels Vestry Rate lists, Ceredigion Archives, CPR/ASTM/123-128
1826-1828
This might be the Swan, listed as being in Castle Street (now High Street, which terminates in St James Square) in the Nanteos Rentals for 1826, 1827 and 1828. Lewis Morris Esq paid 5 guineas rental.
NLW Nanteos Rentals 1772-1854
1830
licensee: Edward Williams,
source: Pigot and Co, 1830
1837
licensee: Richard Evans
St Michaels Vestry Rate lists, Ceredigion Archives, CPR/ASTM/123-128

1831-1854
Swan, Maesglas / St James Square
Premises not taken before Christmas, 1829
Lewis Morris Esq paid annual rental £5/5/0 to the Nanteos estate.
NLW Nanteos Rentals 1772-1854
1838
occupant : DAVID DANIEL,
Said to have dangerous cellar flaps in the street
(Orders and Proceedings of the Commissioners of the Aberystwyth Improvements and Water Works, NLW, ABR, B2(a) 10.4.1838)

1864
"Mary Hughes, White Swan, was charged with leaving nuisance on the street. Ordered to pay 5s costs" Welshman 13 May 1864

1870
"Catherine Edwards, of the White Swan late of Tycoed, Llanbadarn, was summoned for permitting her sons to sweep out into the street blood and offensive matter from their yard. -The defendant was fined 1s. "
1871
licensee: Ann Jones
source: Post Office directory, 1871

1873
Auction, Lot 162 Swan Public House under lease for 60 years . Tenant Anne Jones.
(Ceredigion Archives MUS/50/16)

1873
"Thomas Edwards, keeper of the White Swan, was given in charge by his wife for drunkenness, and using threatening language. Case dismissed." CN 30 May 1873

Keeper was Catherine Edwards AO 27 Sept 1873

1873
Nov. Licence transferred to Miss Mary Hughes CN 7 Nov 1873

1875
White Swan, Hughes, Mary, Inn and Public House, St James's Square, Aberystwyth, (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)
1905
Petty Sessions: Aberystwyth; number on list: 51; name of premises: White Swan; Parish / Place: Aberystwyth; Licensee: Clement, Thomas; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : Elizabeth Morgan, Llanon; free or tied: blank; tied to: blank; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 6. (1905 list)

1 November 1907
1. CONVEYANCE between
1. Thomas Clement of The Swan Inn, Aberystwyth, licensed victualler
2. Margaret Jane Walters of The Swan Inn
Premises: The messuage or public house called 'The Cross Keys' Bettws, Co. Carmarthen to the uses declared, for 30 years. Rent: £28, 13 November 1900
2. Probate of the will of Thomas Clement of 35 Alfred Street, Neath, Co. Glamorgan, formerly of The Swan Inn, Aberystwyth
Ceredigion Archives D/HP/13

1920
Lic. Thomas Jones - Kelly's

1930
Closed, Compensation £599
(County Licencing Committee, 1905-1938 Ceredigion Archives, Cards/QS/L/1)


Additional information

Map:

St James Square, High Street, Vulcan Street, Aberystwyth, 50 inch, 1905

Date:

Newspaper:

List of pubs summonsed for using unstamped measures

Date: 1874

Newspaper:

Thomas Edwards in the workhouse

Date: 1873

Newspaper:

Catherine assaults Thomas

Date: 1872

Newspaper:

Sunday drinking at the White Swan

Date: 1871


People associated with this establishment
Edwards, Catherine and Thomas [-]
Jones, Anne [-]

Total: 1