Brown Lion

Brown Lion  Oakengates; Trench.


BROWN LION    Lion St.    Oakengates.  

(See also “Lion”)

1902 (Shown as “The Lion”, Rateable value £63.  Rental £74.   The “Bowling Saloon” was rated separately at £4.15s, rental £6.)


          
                                      Circa 1960.                      C                                                       
                        


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

1.Name. Brown Lion. 2.Place. Oakengates. 3.Date of Visit. 24 July 1896.

 4.Nature of Licence,  Alehouse 7 days.5.When Granted.  Not known but before 1814. 

6.Owner Samuel Allsop & Sons (Burton on Trent).Occupier. John BLADEN. 

Number of changes within past five years. 1. 7.Rateable value. £67-8s. 

8.Accommodation.  6 rooms downstairs and 7 up. 9.Stabling. For 3 horses. 

10.Condition of Buildings. House ceiling requires lime-washing & stabling cleaning & lime-washing. 11.Nature of Trade. Mining. 12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses.  About 10 yards. 

13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses. Adjoining. 

14.Position of House with regard to Police Control. Near Police Station.

15.Date & Nature of Proceedings. 1 Jan 1892, permitting drunkenness fined £2, costs £1-5-6d. Conviction endorsed on licence which was afterwards removed on appeal. 

16.General Remarks. Tied to owners.

 

Some licensees

     1881 Richard HOLMES was a licensed Victualler at Lion Street, not clear if this was at Brown Lion.         (census)

    1891 Henry MUNDY  (KD)

    1891 Mr BLADEN (Albert Henry DAVIES’s diary)

    1895 Henry BLADEN (KD)

    1896 John BLADEN (PSR).

    1901 Sarah BLADEN (PSR).

    1902 Sarah BLADEN, owners Allsop & Sons Ltd.  (SRB) Shown as “The Lion”, 

    1909 Don. Evelyn BLADEN (KD)

    1913 Joseph Albert MERRINGTON (KD)

    1934 Samuel COWERN (KD)

    1941 Mrs Elsie May FLINT,  (KD 1941)

    1956 Thomas B. TAYLOR (ER)

    1964 Frank J RILEY (WD)

    

 

 

BROWN LION     Trench

Exact position not known.

The 'Brown Lion' is given as the meeting place for the Trench "Foresters" in 1904,

not clear if this refers to the Trench property or the Oakengates house.

 RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF WELLINGTON 1896
1.Name.  Brown Lion. 2.Place.  Trench. 3.Date of visit. 25 July 1896.
4.Nature of licence.Beerhouse 7 day. 5.When granted.  before 1861.
6.Owner/occupier.  Herbert HEMUS     No.of changes (last 5 years). 2.
7.Rateable value. £16  8.Accommodation. 3 rooms down, 3 up.
9.Stabling. None   
10.Condition of buildings. House requires papering and lime-washing.
11Nature of trade.Ironworks, Agricultural and Roadside.
12.Proximity to licensed houses.  About 12 yds.  13.Proximity to dwelling houses. Adjoining
14.Distance from Police control. 1 mile. 15. date of proceedings. none 16.general remarks. none.

Some licensees

    1896   Herbert HEMUS  (PSR)      

    1901   Annie PRICE, owner Charles POOLE, Wrockwardine Wood (PSR).

 

 


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