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The Duke William
The Duke William, 1 Vale Street/28 Holloway Street, Upper Gornal.
I believe this pub stood on the corner of Holloway Street junction with Hill Street, this site is now occupied by the Conservative Club, the street opposite is called Duke Street..
Looking for more info on this one.
Licensees:
1835 & 1842, Henry Smith. [Pigots Directory]
1850, Henry Smith. [P.O. Directory]
1851, Hannah Smith, aged 51 widow, victualler and shop keeper. [Census]
1861, Edward Williams, aged 30, Licensed Victualler. [Census]
1863, Edward Williams.
1863, Daniel Marsh.
1871, Enoch Burton, Licensed victualler. [Census]
1880, John Wassell. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1881, John Wassell, Victualler. [Census]
1890, Richard and Hannah Marsh. [Census]
1896-1904, John Hughes Wise. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1911, Harry Warren, aged 50, pubic house manager. [Census]
1912, Harry Warren. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1916, Harry Warren. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1921, William H. Carter. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1924, Sarah Fergusson (Mrs). [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1928, John Cartwright. [Kelly's Trade Directory]

Origin of the pub name 'Duke William'

'Duke William' is thought to have originated from William, Duke of Normandy who became William the Conqueror in English history of 1066.

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