Victoria Vaults



VICTORIA VAULTS      Market St.     Oakengates. 

Building is dated 1849. (Now part of Whitefoot’s Hardware Shop).

16 February 1899, auction sale at the Wrekin Hotel, Wellington, conducted by Messrs Barber & Son. under instructions from Mr T.D.PASCALL.  The Newport Brewery Company purchased for £2,600 "The Victoria", Oakengates and the shop occupied by the Midland Knitting Company. (Wellington Journal 18 Feb.1899.)


       
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RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF WELLINGTON

1.Name.  VICTORIA.  2.Place.  Market St. Oakengates. 3.Date of Visit. 24 July 1896 
4.Nature of Licence. Beerhouse & wine, 7 days.  5.When Granted.  Not known, but before 1872. 
6.Owner.  Thomas D PASSCALL (sic) Hadley. Occupier. John CLEMSON, No changes past five years.  
7.Rateable value. £40. 8.Accommodation. 3 rooms downstairs and 4 up.9.Stabling. For 4 horses.
10.Condition of Buildings. Stable requires cleaning and lime washing.
11.Nature of Trade. Mining and ironworks  
12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses. About 30 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.   16.General Remarks. None.



    Some licensees,
        1881        William SMALLMAN      Licensed Victualler  (census)
        1891        Mr CLEMSON (Albert Henry DAVIES's diary)
        1896        John CLEMSON,  owner, Thomas D PASCALL, Hadley. (PSR)
        1901        Walter Benjamin BOURNE, owners Newport (Salop) Brewery Co.  (PSR).
        1941        Thomas James TEAGUE  (KD)
        1956        Charles T. HOPKINS  (ER)
        1964        Grace DAVIES (WD)   
        1981-2.    Edward VINE (info. From Edward's son, Scott).

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