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City, 8 Tower Street (Bradford)

Address:8 Tower Street
Became:Hope and Anchor
These premises have been known by different names during their history:FROMTONAME
18501879BEERHOUSE
1850c1905HOPE AND ANCHOR
In this name hope may have been used in the sense of a small bay. In Christian symbolism the anchor is the sign of hope. The spare anchor on a ship was often called the 'hope anchor'. Between 1850 and 1879 this was also the BEERHOUSE, Tower Street. The HOPE AND ANCHOR is first recorded in 1850 when a license is granted to Joseph Bradford. In the 1841 census there are no matching records. In 1851 Joseph Bradford is 33 and a publican and coal dealer at the Hope and Anchor, Tower Street. In 1861 he is 43 and a publican at the Hope and Anchor, 8 Tower Street. By 1871 he is 53 and a drayman at the Hope and Anchor, married to Elizabeth Bradford, 52, a tavern keeper. The HOPE AND ANCHOR had a full public house license from 1861 to 1905. It closed c1905 as by 1906 it was a private dwelling.

LICENSEES:

1850 - 1851 Joseph Bradford, drayman m Elizabeth, tavern keeper 1879 John Bradford
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