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Ye Champion Of Wales

Ye Champion Of Wales, Appledore

Picture courtesy: Darkstar

Ye Champion Of Wales was situated on Meeting Street.
This pub was begun by my Great-Great-Grandfather John Penney who purchased the house in Meeting Street in 1820 and seems to have converted it into a public house, using the name "Champion of Wales", in
1825. The occupier of the house from 1820 was Robert Day and in 1825 he presumably became the first "host". John still owned it in 1832 and may have owned it until his death in 1849.
Allan Penney (October 2012)
Now reopened as The Champ.
Clive Schneidau (April 2014)

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Other Photos
Date of photo: 2014

Picture source: Clive Schneidau

Date of photo: 1994

Picture source: Martin Bodman