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    Can anyone identify this pub please 253 Regent Street Kirkdale Liverpool in the 1860's. Publican was a Joseph Mulvey. This one is not mine but a memberof another forum is asking about it.
    Many thanks
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    According to Kelly's Directory of 1860 253 Regent Street didn't exist, the street numbers end at less than 80, although it might have expanded later on. I can't find any trace of Joseph Mulvey as a publican also.
    Best wishes,
    Chas
    Last edited by chasevans; 08-04-2010 at 05:52 PM. Reason: correction

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    the beer is all gratis
    you can smoke in the snug
    the barmaid is bra-less
    and you may spit on the rug

    the door's never locked
    and the fire's real coal
    the cellar's well stocked
    and there's steak in a roll

    the old guys are hopeless
    at any bar game
    the ladies are guileless
    in the pub with no name

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oudeis View Post
    the beer is all gratis
    you can smoke in the snug
    the barmaid is bra-less
    and you may spit on the rug

    the door's never locked
    and the fire's real coal
    the cellar's well stocked
    and there's steak in a roll

    the old guys are hopeless
    at any bar game
    the ladies are guileless
    in the pub with no name
    ...
    The one time I drank in
    this heaven on earth
    was a day I was gaspin'
    for all I was worth

    All there gave ovation
    and were glad that I came
    how'd you ask for direction
    to the pub with no name?

    And the motto of this paradise
    was simply, "when in Rome"
    I ask you to take my advice
    there's no mystery, this pub is called Home.

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    Nearly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oudeis View Post
    ...
    The one time I drank in
    this heaven on earth
    was a day I was gaspin'
    for all I was worth

    All there gave ovation
    and were glad that I came
    how'd you ask for direction
    to the pub with no name?

    And the motto of this paradise
    was simply, "when in Rome"
    I ask you to take my advice
    there's no mystery, this pub is called Home.

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    Love the poem is it copy right or up for general use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trees View Post
    Love the poem is it copy right or up for general use?
    Thank you.

    I take it as a general rule that all that one publishes on the internet is for public use. AS LONG AS such use is not for monetary gain.
    If ever I quote from the work of others I would say so. The above were written by me, off the cuff, so to speak. Enjoy.

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    P.S.

    This is something I should do, but have not thus far got into the habit. Could you please add either (or both) Oudeis/Tom Austin to the copies you make. Thanks again.

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    ha,ha, very good

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post
    ha,ha, very good
    I did wonder what the ladies would think of it all.

    I am glad you could laugh.

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    Cheers
    Does anyone know the Star 52 liverpool Rd Eccleston Its driving me crackers not being able to find anything other than the publican
    Trees

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    Joking aside its really quite sad that so many of my ancestors pubs have closed their doors. They used to be the centre of social life the place to get the news and gossip with the lads ater work or to enjoy the feast when the welfare club money was shared they were the natural place t'old meetings and barneys to wet a babes head or say bye at a wake now not even the locals can name or place on a map soo many , too many of my ancient family pubs mayhap dearOudeis you could knock a few lines up on that theme for me?
    Trees with over 60 pubs on the "Tree" and who never entres a pub except for a meal

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    should add the researcher who is looking for a pub at 253 Regent Street had mis read the schedule number for the Road number hw many folk have been caught out by that I wonder could it have been The Atlantic do you think?
    Trees

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    I hear you trees. Any extra detail of your particular interest, would help.
    I have thoughts that could be about a thousand odes, but have not yet begun, except this one.

    Some talk of Alexander
    And some of Hercules
    Of Hector and Lysander
    And such great names as these

    But of all the worlds great heroes
    There's none that can compare
    With a tow, row, row, row, row, row
    To the Pub that once stood here

    [with thanks to 18th century traditional]

    I am, as I say, on the case. I would rather meet your desires as much as possible, but each one I can dream up I will share. (whether you like it or not, tee-hee)

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    Quote Originally Posted by trees View Post
    should add the researcher who is looking for a pub at 253 Regent Street had mis read the schedule number for the Road number hw many folk have been caught out by that I wonder could it have been The Atlantic do you think?
    Trees
    I'll check it out in my 'pub on every corner' books when I get home tonight.
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    dont forget The Star plese Ged
    Many thanks oudeis your talants are much appriciated
    trees

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    I don't think Eccleston will be in it trees but i'll take a look.
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    trees. You mentioned in your first post 'Regent Street'. Subsequent posts seem to think you'll have meant 'Regent Road' (the dock road) and though there was a Regent St, it didn't seem to extend long enough to have a No.253?

    Anyway, The Atlantic is only No. 160 (ish) forget the exact number so 253 would have to have been Seaforth end but isn't in the book.
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    Ged the person who is looking for this one had mixed the schedule Number for the property number hence we think it likely to be The Atlantic.
    What happened is I posted elsewhere for the Eccleston pub and this second researcher asked about the one that post read "...Regent Street Kirkdale Liverpool in the 1860's. Publican was a Joseph Mulvey.." I had already asked here for my Star and tought I;d try to be helpful with the second one then it was pointed ut that they had mixed the numbers up some one is suggesting I try Old Mersey times site" I have not used that one before is it good advice do you think?
    Sorry for any confussion
    Trees

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    An editorial from today's Guardian...

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisf...community-pubs

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    I am looking for the name of the Public House at 340 Great Howard Street, on the corner with Blackstone Street early 1900s

    Also I would like to get a copy of A-Z & Directory of Liverpool Central by Paul Bolger, but it is out of print. Can anyone help please?

    ---------- Post added at 06:46 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:43 PM ----------

    I am looking for the name of the Public House at 340 Great Howard Street early 1900s. I don't have any directories as I am new to this!!

    I would also like to get a copy of A-Z & Directory of Liverpool Central by Paul Bolger, but it is out of print. Can anyone help please?

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    I had an email about this from "Peggy".

    "The name of pub gt howard st and blackstone st ,it was the albion"

    Peggy, why don't you post these yourself and take some credit for helping out .
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