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The Britannia



The Britannia was situated at 318 Lower Burgess Street. In 1859 the landlord was John Trofer, followed by G.W. Norman, G. Hackett, Charles Lewin, John Wilson, Thomas England, William Jackson, J.W. Day, Harry Smith. In 1859 Sergeant Craggs charged Richard Wilson with assaulting him in the execution of his duty in the 'Britannia Beershop' and In 1877 Robert Shaftoe and Ann Turner were charged with stealing money and goods to the value of 150 from Charles Lewin of the 'Britannia' beerhouse. They had been apprehended in London and brought back to Grimsby. In 1880 Landlord John Dean Wilson faced two separate charged on was for permitting drunkenness on his premises and the other for supplying drink to a drunken man.   In 1910 the premises became a Registered Lodging House. It was eventually demolished.

Source: Doreen Tyson

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