Pigeon Box


PIGEON BOX          Priorslee Road,           Priorslee.


Premises closed in 2004, vandalised and destroyed by fire .

Site still awaiting development, 2010.

Planning permission granted in January 2011 for the building of 27 houses on the site

 by housing developer Bromford Homes.


  




 
   

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

1.Name.  PIGEON BOX   2.Place.  Priorslee   3.Date of Visit.  1 Aug 1896  

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

6.Owner.  Lord Stafford Cossey.  Occupier.  Robert Teague.  Number of changes within past five years, none. 

7.Rateable value  £21-5s   8.Accommodation. 4 rooms downstairs and 5 up.    9.Stabling.  For 3 horses  

10.Condition of Buildings. Good.       11.Nature of Trade.   Mining, works & roadside  

12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses. About 1/4 mile.  13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses.  Adjoining  

14.Position of House with regard to Police Control.   About 1 mile.

15.Date & Nature of Proceedings.  none .    16.General Remarks. none.

                 

  "1902 Jan 10   Fri.   Mrs Teague from the Box, Priors Lee buried at Shifnal to-day".     (Albert Henry Davies Diary)


“George LEESE, in Alan FROST'S book "Priorslee Remembered" names these one time tenants (PR)

The TEAGUES ; Sergeant HOWELLS; Stan HOWELLS; Derek KELLY; Vic PARKER ; Brian MONEY.”

       

 Some licensees

        1851      Thomas HUGHES  (BD)

        1861      George HUGHES  (census)

        1876      George HUGHES  (Lilleshall Co's Priorslee estate survey,  plot 216)

        1881      Robert TEAGUE (census)

        1891      Robert TEAGUE, licenced victualler, (census).

        1895/96  Robert TEAGUE (KD & PSR)

        1902      Robert TEAGUE, owner Lord STAFFORD. (SRB)  Rateable value £21.5s,

        1909      Robert TEAGUE (KD)

        1913      Thomas TEAGUE (KD)

        1934      William FERGUSON (KD)

        1941      George W WILDE, (KD)

        1956      Walter E. HOWELLS (ER)

        1964      Walter E. HOWELLS (WD)

        2003      Donna Julie McGIVERN

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