Names & Numbers -

 

Number of Past & Present Public Houses etc.

within this Database -

1043     Leicester City

1641     Leicestershire

  220     Rutland

2904     Overall Total

 

Within Main Towns & Villages -

170       Loughborough

115       Hinckley

  75       Melton Mowbray

  71       Ashby-de-la-Zouch

  56       Market Harborough

  41       Oakham

  39       Uppingham

  39       Whitwick

  36       Shepshed

  33       Mountsorrel

  32       Coalville

  31       Castle Donington

  30       Lutterworth

  23       Kegworth

  22       Quorn

  21       Syston

 

Within City Streets -

(Number of Pubs still open shown in brackets)

  56 (11)     Gallowtree Gate / Granby St / London Rd

  47 (3)       Haymarket / Belgrave Gate

  25 (3)       Humberstone Gate

  24 (2)       Churchgate

  19 (0)       Wharf St

 

 

 

 

                        

 

Most Common Names of Public Houses in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland -

52     Crown (Old / New / Little / Inn / Tavern / Hotel)

49     Red Lion (Old / Ye Olde / Inn / Hotel)

48     Plough (Old / New / Inn / Hotel)

46     Bull's Head (Old / Ye Olde / Inn)

41     Royal Oak (Old / Olde)

37     Black Horse (Old / Inn)

34     Railway (Inn / Tavern / Hotel / Arms)1897-1894)

27     Queen's Head (Old / Hotel)

23     Wheatsheaf (Wheat Sheaf / Inn)

23     White Hart (Old / Hotel)

23     Bluebell (Old / Inn)

22     Rose & Crown (Hotel)

21     White Horse (Inn)

21     New Inn

 

Leicester City Footballers who became Pub Landlords -

(courtesy of John Hutchinson - LCFC Archivist)

Fosse / City career -               As landlord -

William Bailey (1891-96)           Ful Moon (1997-99), Russell Sq

                                                  Belgravia Hotel (1903), Spinney Hill Rd

                                                  Crown & Anchor (1912), Belgrave Gate

Charles Rosevear (1901-02)    Crown & Anchor (1925-59), Northgate St

Harry Ashby (1905-07)             Wagon & Horses (1909-11), Granby St

Jimmy Blessinton (1903-08)     Royal Arms (1911-14), Welford Rd

                                                 Stag & Pheasant (1920's), Humberstone Gate

William Bannister (1904-10)     Royal Arms (1914-24), Welford Rd

                                                 Woolcombers Arms (1936-42), Churchgate

Johnny Duncan (1922-30)        Turks Head (1930-57), Welford Rd

Hughie Adcock (1923-35)         Horse & Trumpet (1937-39), Sileby

Willy Frame (1934-50)              Griffin (1954-57), Belgrave Gate

Derek Hogg (1952-59)              Royal Oak (1971-83), Osgathorpe

Mike Stringfellow (1962-75)      Plough Inn (1975-78), Littlethorpe

Peter Rodrigues (1965-70)       Pubs in Eling / Denbigh / Southampton

Ally Brown (1968-71)                Pubs in Aldridge / West Bromich

Bob Lee (1971-75)                    TBC

Alan Birchenall (1971-77)         Griffin (?), Swithland  

 

 

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