Gloucester Journal: Saturday June 30th 1883: County Police – William Tuffley, alias Smith, pleaded guilty to a charge of having assaulted PC John Humphrey. At Hartpury. He also admitted being drunk, quarrelsome and disorderly on licensed premises viz the Royal Exchange at Hartpury on the same occasion. Defendant was sent to prison for a month for assaulting the police.

The Royal Exchange is located on the A417 in Hartpury village. The pub is an attractive brick-built small building with one bar. The pub takes its name from local Civil War associations. It was on the site of the pub that prisoners from the Royalist and Roundhead sides were exchanged. The Royal Exchange was once a tied house of Hatton’s Northgate Brewery, Gloucester. A.V. Hatton Northgate Brewery was subsequently acquired by Ind Coope & Co. of Burton on Trent. Ind Coope beers were sold at the Royal Exchange until a few years ago.

Courtesy Michael Wilkes
Courtesy Michael Wilkes

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Map Reference: SO 799252

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: A.V. Hatton, Northgate Brewery, George Street, Gloucester

Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse

Owner in 1903: Ind Coope & Co., Burton on Trent

Rateable value in 1903: £17.0s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse

Closing time in 1903: 10pm

Owners in 2005: Punch Taverns

Landlords at the Royal Exchange:

1867 Joseph Hickson

1871,1891 William Evans (aged 55 in 1891. Married to Hannah, 49)

1903 Robert Henry Marmon

1906,1908 J. Gibbons

1919 Henry Andrews

1927 Dennis Marmon

1939 Harold Thomas Merriman

1977 William Charles Norris from Harold Thomas Merriman (deceased)

1984 Nicolas Arthur Dutton from Paul Lottinga

1998 Richard Sullivan from Nicholas Arthur Dutton and Isabel Mairi Dutton

2000 Philip Michael Lawless and Stacie Joy Lawless from Richard Sullivan

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