Market Tavern


MARKET TAVERN    14 Market St   Oakengates.

Would appear to have been a few doors away from The Black Horse.  


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

1.Name. Market Tavern. 2.Place. Oakengates. 3.Date of Visit. 1 Aug 1896. 

4.Nature of Licence,  Beerhouse 7 days. 5.When Granted.  Not known but before 1846. 

6.Owner  Thomas POOLE (Walsall)    Occupier William Henry CORBETT. Number of changes within past five years. 1. 

7.Rateable value £25-10s. 8.Accommodation.  3 rooms downstairs and  3 up. 9.Stabling. None. 

10.Condition of Buildings. Ceilings require cleaning & lime-washing. 

11.Nature of Trade. Mining & works. 12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses.  About 10 yards. 

13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses. Adjoining.

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

15.Date & Nature of Proceedings. none. 

16.General Remarks. Tied to SOAMES & Co, Wrexham (Brewers).


Some licensees,

    1891      John DODD (LOD & census)

    1896      William Henry CORBETT (PSR)

    1901      Thomas POOLE (PSR)

    1902      Thomas POOLE (also owner) (SRB)  Rateable value £42.10s. Rental £50.

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