The address of the Berkeley Arms is given as 25 Southgate Street in 1856.
Gloucester Journal. Saturday 8th January 1870: Monday – John Carter, Sawyer, an employee of Mrs Eassie was charged with assaulting Mr Scorgie of the Berkeley Arms, Gloucester. Complainant said that on Saturday evening he heard a noise in the smoking room and, on going there, saw the defendant and two other men dancing around the servant girl. Complainant requested them to be quiet and to let the girl take out the glasses and took hold of defendant while someone went to call a policeman. But before he arrived the defendant had struck him in the face. The other men also struck him in the mouth and knocked him down. From enquiries he had learnt that the defendant had been dancing on the table. PC Harris said he heard a noise in the complainants house and he was called in. As he was entering the smoke room he saw the defendant aiming a blow at Mr Scorgie. The witness caught hold of him when he resisted in every way and tried to throw him. The defendant said that he acknowledged that he was drunk and it was his fault and was sorry that it had occurred. Fined 10s and costs, or in default seven days imprisonment.
Gloucester Journal: April 5th, 1873: Catherine Greaves, 42, a charwoman, was charged with stealing a cup value fivepence from the Berkeley Arms, Southgate Street. The prisoner was seen by the cook at the inn to leave carrying something under her arm. Her defence was that the cup belonged to her and that she was going to fetch some treacle. Nine months hard labour.
Landlords at the Berkeley Arms include:
1830 Sarah Hambleton
1856 T. Stephens
1870 Mr Scorgie
1885 James Steeds
1893 H. Swansborough
1902,1906 George Alfred Newth