Bell & Bails


BELL & BAILS      Church St        St George's

Formerly   Quarry House Inn”


Website,    http://thebellandbailsinn.org.uk/


                         
                               

(Named after the quarry from which they dug the stone for the new parish church.)

Open for business in 1862 (HBD), 1901 Owned by Wrekin Brewery.

Re-opened after refurbishment, December 2008


RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF SHIFNAL, 1896

 1.Name.  QUARRY  2.Place. ST GEORGES. 3.Date of Visit.  1 AUG 1896 

 4.Nature of Licence, ALEHOUSE 7 days.  5.When Granted.  Not known but before 1800.             

 6.Owner & Occupier  JOHN SWIFT. Number of changes within past five years 1.  

 7.Rateable value £20-8s.  8.Accommodation.  5 rooms downstairs and  4 up. 9.Stabling. For 2 horses.  

10.Condition of Buildings. House ceiling requires Lime-washing, stable roof needs repairing, cleaning and lime-washing.  

11.Nature of Trade. Mining & works . 

12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses.  About 50 yards. 13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses. Adjoining.  

14.Position of House with regard to Police Control. In town,near Police Station.


Some licensees

    1828/34    Richard DAVIES (PD)
    1861        John FORGHAM (census & HHD).
    1891        John FORGHAM & John SWIFT (census)
    1895/6     John SWIFT (KD & PSR).
    1901        Sampson PITCHFORD (PSR) . (Owners Wrekin Brewery).
    1902        Samson (sic) PITCHFORD, (Owners Wrekin Brewery) (SRB)  Rateable value £29.15.
    1905        Joseph J BOYCOTT (KD)
    1909        Joseph Henry BALL (KD)
    1934        Joseph Edward TURNER (KD)   
    1941        Mrs Maggie DUNCOMBE, (KD)
    1956        Walter P DAVIES (ER)
    1964        Walter P DAVIES (WD)
    2008        Stephen BINDOKAS
    2014.       Ben THURSTON, Robert JONES. (Owners Marstons)


 

 

 

 

 

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