Robin Hood

ROBIN HOOD       2 Granville St        St. Georges

Numbers 2 & 2A Granville Street were the Robin Hood and number 4 was the archway to the pub which was blocked off either end and turned into a house. (HBD)


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

 

1.Name.Robin Hood.   2.Place.Granville St.  St. Georges.   3.Date of Visit. 1 Aug 1896.

4.Nature of Licence.  Beerhouse 7 day.        5.When Granted. Not known but before 1861.

6.Owner & Occupier.  Benjamin PIERCE.      Number of changes within past five years. 1.

7.Rateable value.£24.  8.Accommodation.   4 rooms downstairs & 3 up (sublet to Enoch ASHLEY).  9.Stabling. None.

10.Condition of Buildings. Fair condition.    11.Nature of Trade.Ironworks & mining.

12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses. About 100yds.      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.  17 Feb.1890. Attempting to bribe a Police Constable, fined £1. with costs 8/6d. Not against present occupiers.

 


    Some licensees,

        1871            Benjamin EVANS (census)

        1876            Barzillai PICKERING occupant, Anne Maria EVANS owner.  (WWS plot 639)

        1881            Thomas ADDISON (census)

        1896            Benjamin PIERCE (PSR)

        1905            Benjamin PIERCE (KD)

Benjamin PIERCE was a footballer playing for the St George’s Dragons, he was believed to be Captain when they won the Shropshire FA Cup in 1885. (Source Jim COOPER)

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