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Saturday, 31 March 2012

SELBORNE HOTEL, St. James Street / Bence Road

SELBORNE HOTEL
65 James Street / 6 Bence Road
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MINE HOSTS:
1895 - 96                 John Newton
1896 - 97                 George Terry
1897 - 1904             John Fletcher
1910 - 28                 George Henry Walmsley      d. 1928 aged c. 48years
1928 - 32                 Frances Walmsley  - wife of G.H.W.
1936 - 40                 Lewis Tuson
1944                        Harry Bradshaw

The first application for a licence of this house was in 1892, but I don't know (yet) if it was successful. What I do know, it that in the 1890's the licences to several houses were lost in mitigation of this new house.
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CENSUS RETURNS
1901
John Fletcher                        44 years                      Lic. Vict.                      b. Heywood
Alice Fletcher                       44                               Wife                             b. Bury

1911
George Henry Walmsley                  32 years                 Lic. Vict.               b. Preston
Frances Jane Millward Walmsley     33                         Wife / Assistant              do
James Millward Walmsley                9                           Son                                do
Bernard Millward Walmsley             7                           Son                                do
Mary Millward Walmsley                 5                           Daughter                        do
Albert George Millward Walmsley   3                           Son                                do
Jessie Millward Walmsley                2                           Daughter                        do
Elizabeth Ann Haley                       23                          Domestic Servant  b. Frizzington, Cumberland
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