Labour in Vain, King Street, Huddersfield
- location: King Street, Huddersfield
- category: public house, beerhouse, inn, etc.
A beerhouse that was in existence by 1851 when John North (born c.1816) was named as the landlord. By 1861, North had moved to become the landlord of the Woodland House Inn at Linthwaite.
- 05/Jul/1851 — landlord John North fined on July 5 1851 for "suffering drunkenness and disorderly conduct in his house" on 30 June
- 31/Dec/1853 — John North fined 9s. for "permitting domino playing"
- 04/Jul/1854 — John North fined 6s. for "allowing his dog to run loose and unmuzzled"
- 23/Jun/1855 — John North fined 9s. for "keeping his house open beyond the hour prescribed by law" on 20 June
The exact location of the beerhouse is uncertain, but it was described as being at the "bottom of King Street".
Notes and References
- "Match of Quoits for £25" in Huddersfield Chronicle (07/Jun/1851).
- "Huddersfield Police Court" in Huddersfield Chronicle (12/Jul/1851).
- "Domino Playing in Beerhouses" in Huddersfield & Holmfirth Examiner (07/Jan/1854).
- "Huddersfield Police Court" in Huddersfield Chronicle (08/Jul/1854).
- "Police Report" in Huddersfield & Holmfirth Examiner (26/Jun/1855).