Brewster Sessions of 1846
The Brewster Sessions were the "annual meetings of licensing justices to deal with the grant, renewal, and transfer of licences to sell intoxicating liquor".
The following report is based on newspaper coverage of the 1846 sessions.
The session took place at the Guildhall in front of Joseph Armitage (chair), B.N.R. Battye, John Sutcliffe, Thomas Starkey, Joseph Charlesworth, and Joseph Brook.
Out of applications for 20 new licences, 3 were granted:
- William Shepherd (Shakespeare Tavern, Northgate)
- Fanny Haigh (Brown Cow, Millgate, Paddock)
- Elizabeth Preston (Town End, Shelley)
- "Huddersfield" in Leeds Times (22/Aug/1846)
- "Huddersfield: Brewster Sessions" in Leeds Intelligencer (22/Aug/1846)
Notes and References
- Named reported as "William Sheppard" in the Leeds Intelligencer.
- Named reported as "Nanny Haigh" in the Leeds Intelligencer.
- Reportedly he had threatened to throw a Mr. Mallinson of Huddersfield through a window after he had refused to share a room with a couple of pedlars.