Royal Exchange

ROYAL EXCHANGE   Market St/Oxford St. Oakengates

Popular name "The Round Counter".

    It had an entrance on Market St. and Oxford St. with an independent shop on the corner. 

 Building later demolished and the Barclay's Bank building built on the site.

 



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

1.Name. Exchange. 2.Place. Oakengates. 3.Date of Visit. 24 July 1896. 

4.Nature of Licence,   Alehouse 7 days.  5.When Granted.  Not known but before 1867. 

6.Owner & Occupier  Elizabeth SLANEY. Number of changes within past five years. none. 

7.Rateable value  £102.   8.Accommodation.  7 rooms downstairs and 11 up. 9.Stabling. For 6 horses. 

10.Condition of Buildings. Good condition. 11.Nature of Trade. Mining. 

12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses.  About 20 yards. 13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses. Adjoining. 14.Position of House with regard to Police Control. Near Police Station.    15.Date & Nature of Proceedings.  None.

Some licensees,

    1891      Henry SLANEY Hotel proprietor and confectioner, (census)

    1896      Elizabeth SLANEY (PSR)

    1902      Elizabeth SLANEY, owners Slaney’s Executors (SRB) Rateable value £127.10s,rental £150                   

    1913      Leonard BLAKE  (OB)

    1917      Frederick DEEMING (OB)

    1926      Arthur BANKS (OB)

    1934      Frank WRAGGE (OB & KD)

    1941      William Thomas WOOD,  (0B & KD)

    1956      Thomas H. TAYLOR  (ER)

    



ROYAL EXCHANGE    Trench Road   Trench

Believed to have been almost opposite to “The Old Shawbirch” in Trench Road.

 

                                    


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

   1. Name.  Royal Exchange.  
 2. Place.  Trench Lane,  Trench. 
3. Date of visit.  25 july 1896.
  4. Nature of licence. Beerhouse 7 day.  
  5. When granted. Before 1826.
  6. Owner  Potter & Co.  Wellington. 
      Occupier. Benjamin Peake.
      No.of changes (last 5 years). None
  7. Rateable value. £21. 
8. Accommodation.  3 rooms downstairs & 4 up. 
  9. Stabling. None
10. Condition of buildings. Bar requires papering and lime-washing.
11. Nature of trade.  Mining. Ironworks, Agriculture.
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. 6 Sept 1886, permitting drunkenness, fined 10/- with 15/- costs.  Not against present occupier.
16. General remarks.  Tied to owners.


Some licensees

        1861      Rowland GUY (HHD)   As “The Old Royal Exchange”

        1896     Benjamin PEAKE (PSR),  Potter & Co, (brewers), Wellington 

        1904     B.PEAKE (AD)

        1941     Mrs Esther L. TOWNSEND,  (KD 1941)

        1964     Frederick J BOULD (WD)

                    Winifred BROWN, one time licensee, died 20 February 2012, aged 86. (Shropshire Star)

 

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