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John James

32 and 43 Terrace Road

Known as the Glue Pot. Sold Bass. pdficon.gif icon Extract from W. Troughton, 'Aberystwyth Voices' [427kb]pdficon.gif icon Extract from W. Troughton, 'Aberystwyth Voices' [596kb]

According to Will O'Whispers; 'Mr Blackwell of Queen Street offers an explanation for the name 'Gluepot' used to describe one of the bars adjoining John James's store. He says his mother called it the Gluepot after telling his father, 'Once you get there, you stick there!'