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Black Bull, Leicester, Leicestershire

William Henry Ganney, publican, c.1891

Picture source: Darkstar


The Black Bull was situated on Applegate Street. 
In 1856 A William Christian transfers the licence of the Black Bull on Applegate Street, Leicester to Thomas Priestman. Pub Tokens or checks were in use in some areas from about 1840 to 1914. This picture below is one from the Black Bull. They were used to pay for drinks in advance, perhaps purchased instead of a room hire charge or to buy a drink for a friend who had already had too much, but he could use it at a later date.
Chris Smeaton (August 2018)

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Picture source: Chris Smeeton