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George Hotel


The George Hotel was situated at 16 Newland. This pub was present by 1828 and was closed and demolished in the 1960s to make way for the building of Wigford Way. Also known as The Sloop.
From the archives:
On 25th April 1846 William Smith, labourer, was accused at Lincoln Quarter Sessions of stealing a sovereign, a half crown, 2 sixpences and a canvas purse from Thomas Reynolds, labourer, of Auborn, in the Sloop public house, Newland, the parish of St Martin, Lincoln. Reynolds' pocket was picked during a fight in the pub.
On 31st March 1854 William Price, labourer, was accused at Lincoln Quarter Sessions of stealing a half pint, plated copper measure from Thomas Drakes of the Sloop public house, Newland, the parish of St Martin, Lincoln.

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