In 1903 the Bell Inn was the only pub in Gloucestershire to be tied to Cordwell & Bigg’s Hamwell Leaze Brewery in Cashes Green, Stroud. The 1903 licensing book refers to the Bell Inn, Fretherne.
Rateable Value in 1891: £9.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse
Owner in 1891: Miss F.M. Purnell, Stancombe Park (free from brewery tie)
Rateable Value in 1903: £10.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse
Owner in 1903: Cordwell & Bigg, Hamwell Leaze Brewery, Cashes Green, Stroud
Closing time in 1903: 10pm
Landlords at the Bell Inn include:
1891 Eliza Banks
1903 Harry Rudge