Old Shawbirch



OLD SHAW BIRCH      Trench Road        Trench.

(Mitchells & Butler House)

Closed and awaiting redevelopment,2009.


 

   
                                2004                                                        2004                                        2010

 

 RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF WELLINGTON 1896.

   1. Name. Shawbirch Inn. 2. Place.  Trench lane, Trench. 3. Date of visit.  25 July 1896.

  4. Nature of licence. Alehouse 7 days. 5. When granted.  Before 1800.

  6. Owner & Occupier  Frances Emily Batkin.  No.of changes (last 5 years). none.

  7. Rateable value. £31. 8. Accommodation. 4 rooms downstairs & 4 up. 9. Stabling. For 5 horses.

10. Condition of buildings. House in good condition, stables require new roof and lime-washing.

11. Nature of trade. Mining, Ironworks, Agricultural & Roadside.

12. Proximity to licensed houses. About 20 yards. 13. Proximity to dwelling houses. Adjoining. 

14. Distance from Police control.  About 1 mile to police station. 

15. Date of proceedings. None. 16. General remarks. none.


Some licensees,

    1861                     James GREEN (census)

    1868                     Mrs GREEN  (Slater’s Directory)  ( Shown as “Shaw Birch”).

    1871                     Lucy GREEN (widow), (census).

    1876                     Lucy GREEN (0ccupier & owner) (WWS Plot 107).

    1881                     John BATKIN, Butcher & Innkeeper. (census)

    1891                     Francis W. BATKIN (widower) (census)

    1891/95                Mrs Emily BATKIN  (KD)

    1896                     Frances Emily BATKIN (PSR)

    1901                     John PRICE, owners Potter & Co. Wellington (PSR).

    1909                     Benjamin PEAKS (KD)

    1929/34                 Mrs Clara J. ROGERS (KD).

    1941                     Mrs Esther L M HICK, (KD 1941)

    1964                     Joseph BRACKEN (WD)

    2003                     David WILLIAMS.

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