The George Hotel is listed at 118 High Street in 1830 Pigots directory. This was on the north side of the High Street where Marks & Spencer now stands.

 Rowes Illustrated Guide to Cheltenham in 1850 describes the George Hotel which “may be readily recognised by its handsome portico covering the approach to the house and affording a convenient protection on alighting or entering carriages or public conveyances. This house is fitted with every elegant and necessary convenience, for the reception of private families and visitors, under the careful superintendence of Mr. Fleischmann, whose general arrangements are unquestionable. The coaching department is efficiently supplied, and every facility afforded to persons who ‘would resign the winding road for formal line’”.

In 1878 street directories of Cheltenham indicate that the premises was trading as the George Temperance Hotel, being run by W.H. May.

Jonadab McCarthy was the owner of the George Hotel throughout the time span from 1891 to 1903. It was classified as an ale house, trading free from brewery tie, and had a fixed annual rateable value of £29.15s.0d during those twelve years.

Landlords at the George Hotel include:

1830 William Hughes

1850 Mr Fleischmann

1870,1878 Jane Gunner (listed as George Hotel, Albion Street in 1870)

1878 W.H. May (listed as George Temperance Hotel, High Street)

1883 Francois Metral

1885 Joseph Bayley

1891 George William Godsell

1902,1906 Henry Fowles (Henry Daniel Fowles in 1903)

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