A personal blog by Ackworth born Gerald England who married a Lancashire lass, went West and now lives in Cheshire.
Wednesday, October 06, 2010
ABC Wednesday: L is for The Ladysmith
The Ladysmith public house on Wellington Road, Ashton under Lyne, opened in 1860 as a beerhouse named the Railway Tavern. It became fully licensed in 1865 as the Railway Hotel. In 1983 it was renamed the Ladysmith after the former barracks in the town.