Nine House Tavern (above)
1874 September 19th
At the Borough Court this morning, Thomas Greenhalgh, engineer of Nine
House Lane, was summoned for working a steam locomotive in Bridge St at
9.30am on Tuesday morning, contrary to the orders or regulations made
by the Town Council. It was the first prosecution in Bolton under the
Locomotive Act, 1865, which authorises the Council to make regulations
as to the hours during which locomotives were to pass through its district.
An Order in Council was made, and advertised in the papers, arranging
that locomotives should travel the district between the hours of twelve
o'clock at night and nine o'clock in the morning, the speed not to exceed
two miles an hour. A fine of 2s 6d without costs was imposed.
Sumner born 1915 worked in Walmesleys Forge till his death 1966.
Drank and was a bookies runner in the Nine House pub.
Margaret Sumner born 1915 -1984.
Barbara McCarthey nee Sumner.
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