Southampton pub history index
This truly back street pub started life as a beer house 1859, a James White was the landlord, belonging to Alderidge’s Bedford Brewery before transferring to Brickwood’s Brewery in the early 1900’s.This small pub was granted a full licence on 8th March 1960, it closed 24th March 1970, being demolished with the rest of the properties in the road to make way for a car park, to meet the needs of Shirley. It was in Oxford Street, before being renamed Marlborough Road, to avoid confusion with the Oxford Street in the City Centre.*
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.
Royal Albert, 23 Marlborough Road, Shirley, Southampton
Car Park in Shirley, originally the site of the Royal Albert
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.
1927/Frederick Cummings/Beer Retailer, 23 Marlborough road, Shirley/../../Kellys Directory ****
1946/Gordon Meek/Beer Retailer, 23 Marlborough road, Shirley/../../Kellys Directory ****
* Provided By Bob Bates
**** Provided By Kevan