Falcon

 

FALCON     Church St/Vicar St.   Oakengates.

Area cleared and redeveloped post-war.

16 February 1899, auction sale at the Wrekin Hotel, Wellington, conducted by Messrs Barber & Son. under instructions from Mr T.D.PASCALL.
The Newport Brewery Company purchased for £900 "The Falcon", at Oakengates,
and three cottages adjoining.  (Wellington Journal 18 Feb.1899.)



This is the only photo that I have found for The Falcon, it shows the rear of the premises, all this property has now gone except the block at the very top which still survives on the Holyhead Rd.


RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF WELLINGTON 1896
   1. Name. Falcon.  
2. Place.  Church St.  Oakengates.  
3. Date of visit.  24 July 1896.
  4. Nature of licence. Alehouse 7 day.  
5. When granted. Before 1860
  6. Owner  Thomas Davies Passcall, Hadley. 
Occ. Samuel Hyde. 
No.of changes (last 5 years) One.
  7. Rateable value. £15-15s. 
8. Accommodation. 4 rooms downstairs and 5 up. 
9. Stabling. None.
10. Condition of buildings. House ceiling requires limewashing. 
11. Nature of trade. Mining & Ironworks. 
12. Proximity to licensed houses. 300 yards. 1
3. Proximity to dwelling houses. Adjoining. 
14. Distance from Police control. Near police station. 
15. Date of proceedings. Sept 26, 1892, permitting drunkenness, fined 5s, costs 11s.                                                                                                                         Same date, supplying drink to drunken person, withdrawn on payment of costs, 4/6d. Not against present occupier.
16. General remarks.  None.

Some licensees
    1871    Mary A WILLIAMS, 22, head, Unm. Housekeeper. Kerry, Mgy.
                Lucy ARTHUR, 26, cousin, Barmaid, Shrewsbury (census).
    1891    S HOWELLS  (LOD 1891)
    1891    Henry HOWELLS (KD & census)
    1895    Henry HOWELLS (KD)
    1896    Samuel HYDE, owner Thomas Davies PASSCALL, Hadley. (PSR)
    1901    Benjamin GUY, owners Newport (Salop) Brewery Co.
    1913    George ROBERTS (KD)


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