There is no reference to the Beehive in the 1903 petty sessional divisional records.
The Beehive Inn was modernised in 1987.
The landlord of the Beehive, in Bouncer’s Lane, Prestbury, died aged 67 in the intensive care unit at Cheltenham General Hospital on Sunday, April 12th 2020 after a two-week battle with Coronavirus. Tributes were paid to family man Alexander Grierson who was known to all by his nickname, Boyzie. He was a popular, “witty”, “generous” and “fun-loving” Cheltenham pub landlord.
Owner in 1891: James Rowland (free from brewery tie)
Rateable value in 1891: £22.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse
Present status: Still trading (owned by Enterprise Inns in 2005)
Brewery Heritage: West Country Ales ceramic plaque still in situ.
Landlords at the Beehive Inn include:
1856 J. Coles
1883,1891 James Rowland
1902,1906 Alfred Hackford
1919,1927 Henry Davis
1998 Chris Whiting (a former professional darts player)
2000-2003 Chris Whiting (manageress Gail McMurray)
2004 Victoria Twigg and Mark Devine
2005 Gail McMurray (manageress)
2012-2020 Alexander Grierson (known as Boyzie)