Crossways Inn, Coleford

1861 Thomas Probert 1875 John Probert (he asked the licensing authorities if the premises could close at 10pm rather than 11pm and the bench was glad to hear this)

White Swan, 19 St Johns Street, Coleford GL16 8AP

The White Swan was located on the western side of St Johns Street. In the Gloucestershire licensing books of 1891 and 1903 the White Swan, a beer house with an annual rateable value of £11.4s.0d, is listed under the ownership of John William Watts. He was a businessman who ran his wholesale wine and spirit […]

Rose in Hand, Gloucester Road, Coleford

In 1853 an Irishman, Colin Glen, living at Tredegar was caught in the Rose in Hand by officers from Ross on Wye. He had been selling coloured gin for brandy in pubs at Lydbrook. They had sent for the officers. when searched he had four bladders with him, two empty, the other two contained three […]

Railway Inn, St John Street, Coleford

The name of the Railway Inn refers to the Monmouth & Forest of Dean Tram road that was in operation between 1812 and 1872. The tramway ran behind the buildings on the western side of St John Street. The Railway Inn was located on the corner of the Market Place and the eastern side of […]

Incline Inn, Coleford

As you come down from Mile End it was at the bottom of the hill on the right hand side, just before the Poolway turnpike. On January 30th 1875 Miss Harriet Morgan, sister of Richard Morgan of the Incline Inn, was hit by the Royal Mail coach which was driving into Coleford. Miss Morgan was […]

Horse Shoe Inn, Chipping Sodbury

Licensing Details: Owner in 1891: Arnold Perrett & Co. Ltd., Wickwar Brewery Rateable value in 1891: £12.15s.0d. Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse Owner in 1903: Arnold Perrett & Co. Ltd., Wickwar Brewery Rateable value in 1903: £12.15s.0d. Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse Closing time in 1903: 11 p.m. Landlords: 1891,1903 Joseph Williams