Albion Inn, Manchester Road, Longroyd Bridge

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  • appears on maps: 1851 [#296], 1890 [#20]
  • location: Manchester Road (formerly Wakefield and Austerlands Turnpike), Longroyd Bridge, Huddersfield
  • status: still exists but now under a different use
  • category: public house, beerhouse, inn, etc.

The inn was in existence by the mid-1820s when Robert Mellor was named as the landlord. He died suddenly at the Queens Head Hotel in Huddersfield in June 1847.[1]

Licensee Tom Schofield committed suicide at the inn on Friday 28 May 1920.[2]

Huddersfield Police Court

  • 01/Nov/1851 — landlord Benjamin Kay charged with keeping his house open during the hours of divine service (discharged on payment of 5s. expenses)


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Notes and References

  1. Leeds Times (21/Apr/1838) and "Awfully Sudden Death and Inquest" in Bradford Observer (24/Jun/1847).
  2. Leeds Mercury (31/May/1920).