The Beehive was opposite the Beehive Mill in old Ancoats (now home to Sankey's Soap club). It began trading in 1815 and became a Whitefield Brewery pub, but had closed by 1909 as a JW Lees house, like its neighbour, the New City Inn .
Beehive Mill, Jersey Street, 2007. (c) marcus_jb1973 at flickr.
1. The Old Pubs of Ancoats, Neil Richardson (1987).