Gloucester Journal: November 1889: Littledean Police Court: John Bailey, landlord of the Kings Head, Lydbrook, was brought up in custody charged with causing grievous bodily harm to Handel Phelps, a tin plate worker of the same place, by stabbing him in the stomach with a knife at the Kings Head. Superintendent Ford asked for an adjournment for a week as the prosecutor was ill and in bed from the effects of the wound. Mr. Whatley applied for bail, which was granted the prisoner in the sum of £40, with two sureites of £20 each.
Gloucester Journal: January 1890 – Littledean Police Court: David Lewis, blacksmith, of Bishop’s Wood, fined for being drunk and disorderly on licensed premises – the Kings Head, Lydbrook. Fined £5s. and costs.