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Opened in 1799
Nags Head, 4 Hanover Street, Manchester circa 1903 with licensee O E Crossman
The photo is of the exterior of the Nags Head, 4 Hanover Street, Salford and Orbel Edward Crossman is posing outside with his family and either staff or customers. The pub sign is clearly visible and you can just make out Edward’s name on the glass plate above the pub door.
The photo is of the interior of the Nags Head and Orbel Edward Crossman is with his family.
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Manchester, Lancashire.
Residents at this address
1852/Thomas Briggs, beerhouse, 4 Hanover street/../Whellans 1852 Manchester Directory
1876/Robert Jackson, Nags Head, 4 Hanover street, Shudehill/../Manchester directory
1881/Henry Hill/Manager Of Public House/29/Peckham, Surrey/Census
1881/Rebecca Hill/Wife, Assistant/23/Lancashire/Census
1881/Elizabeth Ann Nuttle/Servant/22/Bolton/Census
1895/Mrs. Katharine Houser, Nags Head, 4 Hanover street/../Manchester directory
Manchester Courier 04 November 1905 : Listing of the oldest licensed houses still remaining on their original site, with the years in which their licenses were granted.
1799 Nags Head, 4 Hanover street
[Orbell Edward Crossman is also to be found at the Royal George, 36 Back Turner street in birth and baptisms back to 1900.]
Manchester Evening News 10 January 1907 advertisement :
Nags Head, Hanover street, Shudehill - Good accommodation for cyclists and carriers : variety of special whiskeys, beer always in good condition : Taylors Eagle Brewery. O. E. Crossman, Proprietor
[In 1907, there is a death registered of Fanny Crossman, aged 27, in Manchester.
In 1909, there is a marriage at Chorlton between Orbel Edward Crossman and Lilian Hurrell.
By the 1911 census, Orbel Edward Crossman is managing the Vine Hotel, at 15 Albert Street.]
1911/Joseph Hall, Nags Head, 4 Hanover Street/../Slaters directory
1911/B Sulivan, Public House, 4 Hanover Street, [Nags Head] - census summary - Central District 3