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Details of pub: Merionethshire Arms, Aberystwyth

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Address/Location: 4 or 18 Northgate Street or maybe 20
OS Grid Ref: SN5874781827 probably
Opened: c.      
Closed: after 1880       Type: Pub
Summary: Seems to have previously been the Royal Arms until Owen Jones took over in 1868

Notes: 1871
licensee: Owen Jones
source: Post Office directory, 1871

1871 Census
18 Northgate St, Owen Jones Mar 41 Innkeeper and Hawker, wife Margaret 40, son is 'cloth hawker'

"NOTICE OF REMOVAL. OWEN JONES begs to inform his Friends and the Public that he has REMOVED from the Merionethshire Arms to the CAMBRIAN INN, North Parade, Aberystwyth, where he hopes to be favoured with a continuation of their patronage and support. Mild and Bitter Ales, Porter, etc. Good Stabling." CN 23 Sept 1871

"The licence of the Merionethshire Arms was transferred from Owen Jones to John Jones" CN 29 Dec 1871
"On the other side of the turnpike road, now North Parade and Northgate-street, was a stone wall which ran from where Mr. Rowlands, the butcher's, shop now stands down to the turnpike gate, one end of which stood on the site now occupied by the Merionethshire Arms. " CN 6 Aug 1880

1881 Census
North Gate Street (a couple of doors from the gate) Margaret Jones Wid Public House Keeper

Additional information


Assault by licensee

Date: 1869


Advert for Margaret Jones clothes business

Date: 1870


Happy Families

Date: 1870