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Thursday, 31 January 2013

TALBOT INN, Back Lane

 TALBOT INN
Back Lane
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MINE HOST:
1737 
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Mentioned in the Court Leet Records of February 13th 1737.

The Bailiffs of the borough were caused to appear "For neglecting their
responsibilities in not repairing the streets in several parts of the town, 
particularly near the Talbot.

Anthony Hewitson commented that "it is not at all improbable that 
the licence from this inn was transferred to the public house in 
Chapel Yard, off Friargate.
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Formerly the property of the Earl of Derby,
in the Back-weind.
I am tempted to connect it with the premises that
were the "Cock and Bottle" and then the "Derby Arms"
in Back Lane, opposite the end of Lord Street.
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Any information to 

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