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Belvidere Arms, Belvidere Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire

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In September 1868 on being leased for an annual rent of Ł20 from Mr Thomas Bradley by Welsh’s Lion Brewery it turned from a private residence into a beer house, it’s address then being 1 Grace’s Buildings. It was sold on to the Old Shirley Brewery who later sold it on to Barlow’s Victoria Brewery, when it closed in 1931 it was under the ownership of Brickwood’s Brewery, after which it was used as an office for the Phoenix Coal Company, until it’s demolition in the 1960’s You can see from the position of the Gasometers that it’s site now sits under St Mary’s Stadium. Originally it was called Belvedere Inn (note spelling), it was also locally known as the Mud & Duck, due to one of the landlords keeping ducks on a muddy piece of land next to the Pub, the Belvidere Arms and the Belvidere Inn from 1908. *

Notoriety: Not a customer friendly establishment, in September 1914 the then landlord Mr R Needham was fined 5/- for assaulting one!  *

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Southampton, Hampshire . The Southampton, Hampshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Belvidere Arms, 1 Belvidere Road, Southampton

Belvidere Arms, 1 Belvidere Road, Southampton

Belvidere Arms, 1 Belvidere Road, Southampton - in 1905

Belvidere Arms, 1 Belvidere Road, Southampton - in 1905

This 1905 photo shows landlord William Morey’s with his daughter’s and some of his customers.

Both kindly provided by Bob Bates

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1881/Mary A Gillingham/Licensed Victualler, Widow/59/Wimborne, Dorset/Census ****
1881/John Hill/Lodger, General Labourer, Widow/58/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1881/Thomas Moody/Lodger, General Labourer, Widow/64/Downton, Hampshire/Census
1881/William Williams/Lodger, Mariner/46/Aigburth, Lancashire/Census

1887/William Welch/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1898/William Summers/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1907/Arthur Ball/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1911/Arthur Ball/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1916/Arthur Ball/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1925/Arthur Ball/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1927/Arthur Ball/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1935/Jas Hallowes/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1940/Jas Hallowes/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1954/Geo Edward Whitcher/../../../Kellys Directory ****


* Provided By Bob Bates

**** Provided By Kevan

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