RECORDS OF TOM BAILEY, LICENSEE OF THE CASTLE INN, HAWARDEN

Scope and Content

Records relating to Thomas Bailey (born 27th December 1844), licensee of the Castle Inn, Hawarden for many years. He was well acquainted with W.E. Gladstone, four times Prime Minister; and is notable for having shot a cow in Hawarden Park which had knocked down Mr Gladstone. The horns of the cow were mounted on wood (from a tree which W.E. Gladstone had felled himself). Tom Bailey died on 1st June 1921.

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Custodial History

Deposited on indefinite loan on 20th January 2015 by the great-grand-daughter of Thomas Bailey.