Gloucester Journal, May 1789 – London, Cirencester, Stroud and Tetbury coaches, by way of Abingdon, Farringdon, Fairford, etc, will set out from the Golden Heart, Stroud, every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at three o’clock.

The 1851 census indicates that the inn was large enough to support a staff of six.

The Stroud Journal, 11th August 1855 – Birth: BLUETT. August 6th at the Golden Heart Inn, Stroud, the wife of Mr Walter Bluett, of a son.

The Stroud Journal, Saturday 21st November 1857. By Appointment of the Midland Railway Company. Omnibus to Stonehouse Station. The Stonehouse omnibus leaves the Golden Heart Hotel, Stroud at the following times, Sundays excepted: – 7.40 a.m.; 9.55 a.m.; 3.15 p.m., and 7.15 p.m. Returning from Stonehouse on the arrival of the Trains which leave Bristol at 7.0. a.m.; 10.50 a.m., 4.15 p.m.; and 6.55 p.m. GEORGE W. ALLDAY, Proprietor. Waiting Rooms For Passengers Provided at the above hotel.

It is not mentioned in the 1891 book of licensed premises in Gloucestershire, which suggests that it had closed by then.


1830 George Gingell

1850-1856 William and Ann Hunt

1856 W. Bluett

1857 George W. Allday (proprietor)

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