Red Lion

Red Lion,  Ketley;  Oakengates; Wrockwardine Wood.


RED LION          Holyhead Road          Ketley

(See “The Lion” Red Lake) 

Shown on 1840 Hadley Tithe map, North of the Holyhead Road,

 a little way to the West of The Horseshoes, Plot 839.

    Some licensees,

        1840/44     William ONIONS (PD)           Shown as “Red Lake”

        1851         William ONIONS (HGD)

        1861         Mr ONIONS (HHD)

 

RED LION          Market St            Oakengates.

For a short time was the name of Slaney's Vaults, Market St.


    Some licensees,

        1826                                    George ELLIS (PD & PL).

        1828/34/44                         George ELLIS (PD)

        1851                                    George ELLIS  and watchmaker.           (GDS)

        1861                                    Richard HOLMES coal master and victualler. (Census)

        1896                                    Thomas BASEY, owners executors of J H Slaney, Wellington. (PSR)

        1934                                    Charles THOMAS (KD)

        1941                                    Harold Edward BOWEN, (KD 1941)

 



RED LION     New Road      Wrockwardine Wood.

(A Greenall's House)

Closed, March 2013.


           

Boarded up and  awaiting its fate, March 2014.



 


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

   1. Name.  Red Lion.    2. Place.   New Road.  Wrockwardine Wood.   3. Date of visit.  27 July 1896.

  4. Nature of licence.Beerhouse 7 day.    5. When granted. Before 1838.

  6. Owner  Thomas D Pascall,  Hadley.  Occupier John Pickering.   No changes in last 5 years.

  7. Rateable value. £27.  8. Accommodation. 4 rooms downstairs & 4 up. 9.Stabling. For two horses.

10. Condition of buildings. Fair condition.  

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

12. Proximity to licensed houses. About 1/4 mile.   13. Proximity to dwelling houses. Adjoining.

14. Distance from Police control. About 1/2 mile to police station.

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


 Some licensees,

        1876                     Joseph LOOWICK occupier,  Sarah MYATT owner  (WWS  plot 203)

        1896                     John PICKERING, (PSR).

        1901                     John PICKERING,  owner & occupier, (1901 Directory Wrockwardine Wood & PSR).

        1904                     John PICKERING (KD)

        1928                     Joseph GREGORY (Memorial Stone, Wrockwardine Wood Church)

        1941                     Charles PRICE,   (KD 1941)

        1964                     Joseph HUDSON (WD)

        2002                     Brian Thomas HENDERSON.

 

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