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Eagle & Lamb, HalifaxRef 17-1408
Woolshops.

It was a Brear & Brown pub.

The Inn closed in 1908


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

 

Earl Grey Tap, HalifaxRef 17-1212
Recorded in 1868

See Elkanah Turner


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

  • 1868: Mr Smithson

 

Edissons, HalifaxRef 17-534

Elephant & Castle, HawkscloughRef 17-70
Stood on the side of the Rochdale Canal at Mytholmroyd to provide facilities for the boatmen on the canal. It was established around 1830.

It was the headquarters of the Hawksclough Angling Club.

In September 1897, the Halifax Brewery Company bought the property at auction for £3,525.

The pub closed on 12th January 1933


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

 

Elephant & Castle, SalterhebbleRef 17-69
22 Elephant Terrace, Salterhebble Hill.

It was a Knowles pub.

The pub closed [6th September 1932] and the licence was transferred to the Halfway House, Pellon.

This is discussed in the book Halifax Pubs Volume Two.

See Jesse Ramsden


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

 

Empress of India, BrighouseRef 17-415
19 / 40 Police Street.

The pub closed on 23rd January 1926 on grounds of non-necessity – see Freemasons' Arms, Brighouse and Lower George, Rastrick.

This is discussed in the book Halifax Pubs


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

 

Engineers', BrighouseRef 17-242

See Royal Engineer, Brighouse

Engineers', HalifaxRef 17-100
29 Cross Hills.

This was originally a beer house.

At some point, it was owned by Miss Sarah Alice Cumming of Edleston & Miss Maria Millcon of Ilkley. In August 1868, under the terms of the Halifax Improvements Acts, the pub applied for, and was granted, a music and dancing licence.

On 3rd March 1930, this, the Black Horse Inn, Woolshops, the Junction Inn, the Bishop Blaize Inn, Charlestown Road and the Victoria & Albert Inn, Haley Hill were referred for closure. The pub closed later in 1930


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

  • 1871: Frederick Barrett
  • 1892: Frederick Barrett
  • 1894: George Robertshaw
  • 1905: Ernest Greenwood
  • 1905: Alfred Hulme
  • 1906: Alfred Hulme
  • 1906: Eliza Haggis
  • 1908: Eliza Haggis
  • 1908: Harry Nettleton
  • 1910: Harry Nettleton
  • 1910: Percy Frederick Webster
  • 1911: Percy Frederick Webster
  • 1911: Wilson Dewhirst
  • 1915: Wilson Dewhirst
  • 1915: Arthur Ackroyd
  • 1915: Arthur Ackroyd
  • 1915: Clara Ackroyd
  • 1920: Clara Ackroyd
  • 1920: George Henry Hilley
  • 1921: George Henry Hilley
  • 1921: Percival Sugden
  • 1922: Percival Sugden
  • 1922: Benjamin Bartrum
  • 1923: Benjamin Bartrum
  • 1923: William Stirling
  • 1925: William Stirling
  • 1925: Thomas Blenkhorn Hall
  • 1928: Thomas Blenkhorn Hall
  • 1928: George Howard
  • 1929: George Howard
  • 1929: Walter Raleigh Cross
  • 1930: Walter Raleigh Cross

 

Engineers', Sowerby BridgeRef 17-396
72 Wharf Street / Stanley Street.

It closed in 200?.

It is now a private house.

This is discussed in the book Halifax Pubs


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

 

England Lamb, BoothtownRef 17-878
The pub closed in 1908 following the Licensing Act [1904]

Exit 22, RishworthRef 17-586
Originally the Derby Bar, Rishworth. Renamed because of its proximity to the Junction 22 on the M62. It was renamed The Turnpike

Exley Park, ExleyRef 17-478
Designed by Walsh, Maddock & Wilkinson for Whitaker's. It cost £7,000 to build. Opened in 1939.

The licence was transferred to here from the Bridge Tavern, Northgate.

Poltergeist activity has been reported at the Hotel, including

  • The sound of footsteps above a bedroom
  • Brass plates have been moved from a chimney breast and thrown on the floor

These have been said to be the work of Old Jim, a worker who was killed during construction of the building.

The pub closed [2015] and was demolished [November 2017] and the site used for housing

This is discussed in the book Halifax Pubs Volume Two


Innkeepers, licensees and landlords:

  • 1939: John Moulding Thornton
  • 1940: John Moulding Thornton
  • 1940: Tom Taylor
  • 1941: Tom Taylor
  • 1941: Robert Harold Wilkinson
  • 1942: Robert Harold Wilkinson
  • 1942: Oliver Whitehouse
  • 1948: Oliver Whitehouse
  • 1948: Sydney Steel
  • 1950: Sydney Steel
  • 1950: Lawrence McGowen
  • 1950: Lawrence McGowen
  • 1950: Donald Stevens
  • 1952: Donald Stevens
  • 1952: Oliver Whitehouse
  • 1960: Oliver Whitehouse
  • 1960: William Stoker
  • 1962: William Stoker
  • 1962: George Leslie Hughes
  • 1964: George Leslie Hughes
  • 1964: George Needham
  • 1969: Jack Carrington

 


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