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The Prince of Wales Public House Bromham

The Prince of Wales August 2007
The Prince of Wales August 2007

The Prince of Wales Public House: 8 Northampton Road, Bromham

This modern Charles Wells public house opened in 1956, using a licence removed from Prince of Wales Beerhouse, 35 Gwyn Street, Bedford.

References of Documents held by Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service

  • Z1169/8/16/27-31: plans and elevations of proposed Prince of Wales PH for Charles Wells Ltd.: 1955;
  • PSB9/2: register of licenses: c.1955-1995;
  • Z1105/1 Liquor License Traders Survey Form 1958;
  • PC Bromham 9/4 Transfers of licence 1975 – 1987;
  • PSBW8/3: Register of Alehouse Licences - Biggleswade and North Bedfordshire Petty Sessional Divisions: 1976-1980.

Licencees: note that this is not a complete list and that dates in italics are not necessarily beginning or end dates, merely the first/last date which can be confirmed from sources such as directories and deeds:

1958-Sidney Arthur Clarke;
1965-1976: Aubrey Bertram Chappell;
1976-1979: Richard Rawson Wolstenholme Hancock and Roy Cox;
1979-1980: Richard Rawson Wolstenholme Hancock and Eric William Virgin;
1980-1983: Richard Rawson Wolstenholme Hancock and Eric George Leonard;
1983-1987: Derek Charles Gibbs and Simon Peter Bailey;
1987-1988: Derek Charles Gibbs and James Christopher Robinson;
1988-1990: John English, Andrew Robert Henderson and David Leslie Stubbeds;
1990: Raymond Reginald Sydney Wheldal and Timothy Jerrard Brennan;
1990-1992: Raymond Reginald Sydney Wheldal, Timothy Jerrard Brennan and David Leslie Stubbeds;
1992: Timothy Jerrard Brennan and Richard William Turner;
1992-1993: Timothy Jerrard Brennan, Richard William Turner and Nigel Kenneth Wright;
1993: Timothy Jerrard Brennan and Christopher William Goodwin;
1993-1994: Michael Granley and Christopher William Goodwin;
1994-1995: Daniel Ribano and Christopher William Goodwin