Address as Melbourne Street in 1854.
Located on the south bank of the old Clough Fleet.
Mentioned in 1872 deeds of J. J.
Rolfe, when estate acquired by Hogge & Seppings.
Between five and six o'clock on the morning of
Wednesday 13th December 1876, John Hawley, landlord of the Rose &
Thistle, drowned himself in the Walks rivulet. A passing boy offered
assistance by throwing one end of his coat, but this had been
The inquest returned a verdict that the deceased was in an unsound state