Cherry Tree (beerhouse), Meltham

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  • location: Town Gate (now Huddersfield Road), Meltham
  • status: exists but under a different use
  • category: beerhouse

A beerhouse which is reportedly now 19 Huddersfield Road.[1] Prior to the First World War, the properties that are now 17 and 19 Huddersfield were set further back from the road than the neighbouring properties.

This may be the premises listed in the 1851 Census as the residence of agricultural labourer and beer seller John Knight (aged 58) of Town Street (North Side) who had become the licensee of the Shepherds Inn by 1854.

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Notes and References

  1. According to a document supplied by the Huddersfield & District Family History Society.