METHLEY PUBLIC HOUSEs - Inebriation, Brawls, Murder And Inquests

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Cash Box Stolen – UNITED KINGDOM HOTEL, Station Road, Methley

At Wakefield, yesterday, a young man named Henry Bold, who said he belonged to Leicester, was remanded on a charge of having stolen a cash-box….. READ MORE

Published: Thursday 10 April 1902
Newspaper: Leeds Mercury

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Burglary at Methley – LORD NELSON INN, Main Street, Methley

Benjamin Goodair, 21, was charged with having, on the 16th of May last, at Methley, broken into the dwelling house of John Fletcher, and stolen two hams, part of a flitch of bacon….. READ MORE

Published: Saturday 19 July 1851
Newspaper: Huddersfield Chronicle

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Fatal and Melancholy Event at Methley – ROYAL OAK INN, Methley

In last week’s Intelligencer, we briefly mentioned that Mr. Edward Atkinson, the landlord of the Royal Oak Inn, Methley, near Leeds, had come to his death by being struck at by a man….. READ MORE

Published: Saturday 11 April 1846
Newspaper: Leeds Intelligencer

The Junction Inn, Watergate, 1960s

Row at a ‘Tea Fight’ – JUNCTION INN, Watergate, Methley

On Monday, at the Wakefield Court House, Robert Ward, collier; James Hussen, collier; and Fanny, his wife, were charged with violently assaulting Police constable Wright….. READ MORE

Published: Saturday 16 November 1872
Newspaper: Leeds Times

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Stabbing at Methley – ROYAL OAK INN, Woodrow, Methley

Yesterday, afternoon at the West riding Police Court at Wakefield, Arthur Howson was brought up on remand from the previous Friday, on a charge with cutting and wounding David Baybonld. The two men are miners….. READ MORE

Published: Saturday 05 January 1889
Newspaper: Sheffield Independent

The Junction Inn, Watergate, 1960s

Offence Against Miners Wife – JUNCTION INN, Watergate, Methley

Frederick Walter Benson, aged thirty seven, licensee of the Junction Inn, Methley, was convicted, at the Leeds Assizes yesterday, of a serious offence against Edith Lloyd….. READ MORE

Published: Tuesday 14 December 1920
Newspaper: Leeds Mercury

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Strange Suicide At Methley – COMMERCIAL HOTEL, Main Street, Methley

Yesterday, at the Commercial Hotel, Methley, near Normanton, Mr. P. Maitland, coroner, held an inquest on the body of Harry Hough (16), lamp cleaner, at Briggs and Company’s pit, who had resided….. READ MORE

Published: Tuesday 14 June 1898
Newspaper: Sheffield Daily Telegraph

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The Supposed Murder At Methley – UNITED KINGDOM HOTEL, Station Road, Methley

Dear Sir, ln your report of this case, in to-day’s Post, you make two errors, one of which is the date, viz., the 19th inst., whereas the occurrence took place on last Friday week, the 9th….. READ MORE

Published: Wednesday 21 August 1867
Newspaper: Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer

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Colliers On The Spree – UNITED KINGDOM HOTEL, Station Road, Methley

Four young men, named James Rider, George Dews, Luke Smart, and William Hardy, who are employed as coal miners at Allerton-Bywater, were brought up at the West Riding Court, Wakefield, yesterday,….. READ MORE

Published: Tuesday 22 September 1874
Newspaper: Yorkshire Post

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Coroner And Jurymen Want Spirits – COMMERCIAL INN, Main Street, Methley

There were two applications for full ale-house licences to present beerhouses, by Wm Forrest, of the White Horse Hotel, East Ardsley, and Tom Tillotson, of the Commercial Inn, Methley….. READ MORE

Published: Monday 26 August 1901
Newspaper: Yorkshire Evening Post

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Man’s Ear Bit Off In A Brawl – UNITED KINGDOM HOTEL, Station Road, Methley

On Wednesday, at the Wakefield courthouse, before Dr. Kendell, a collier named Henry Wright, was charged with having, on the 16th of April at Methley, bit off the ear of another collier, named Alfred Howdan….. READ MORE

Published: Friday 22 April 1864
Newspaper: Nottingham Journal

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A Methley Landlord And His Wife – OLD BAY HORSE INN, Mickletown, Methley

George Risker, landlord of tbe Old Bay Horse Inn, Mickletown, Methley, was charged at Wakefield yesterday with permitting drunkenness, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth….. READ MORE

Published: Tuesday 08 October 1901
Newspaper: Leeds Mercury

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West Riding Compensation Authority, sitting in Leeds yesterday, dealt with 23 licences referred to them for compensation by licensing Justices throughout the Riding….. READ MORE

Published: Wednesday 09 June 1937
Newspaper: Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer

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