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Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Manchester, Lancashire. The Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Manchester, Lancashire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
Lancashire & Manchester pub history index
The 1911 census is very useful in researching pub history, but also massive. Every page added is linked to one address, and takes a considerable amount of time to research. The 1911 census also includes a summary of the census, it is a simple list of addresses, and the head of household; it is incredibly useful (sometimes) in that it often names the beer houses.
Here are a most entries for Manchester, listed by area and district. I should point out that these are summaries, and transcribed at a speed. If you want to query the results, it is best that you research the area yourself.
Chorlton on Medlock Districts 20 & 63 & Newton Heath Districts 1 & 20
Next some named pubs (534) in 1911 ; plus hotels (95)
And some beer retailers (1700) from the 1911 Slaters directory listed alphabetically