Crown Inn, Halston Street, Hulme. (c) Paul Nettleton with permission.
The Crown Inn was at No.62 Halston Street on the corner with Bath Street in the south of Hulme. The licensing records show the beerhouse opening in 1867  and, under Groves & Whitnall, closed in 1965 , just shy of its century.
This photo is kindly supplied by Paul Nettleton, whose great grandfather may the chap on the far left - like all the gents in the photo, wearing flowers in their buttonholes to commemorate something. It shows the landlord as Hugh Ferns (licensed to sell beer and stout only) and may date from the 1920s.
Crown Inn, Halston Street. (c) Paul Nettleton with permission.
Halston Street and Bath Street were both lost to Hulme redevelopment in the '60s and '70s, but the former location of the Crown Inn can be worked out from today's map. The corner of what is now Rook Street and Peregrine Street marks the site of the old beerhouse.
Former location of Crown Inn, Halston Street. (c) Google 2014. View Larger Map.
1. The Old Pubs of Hulme Manchester (1) 1770-1930, Bob Potts (1983).
2. The Old Pubs of Hulme & Chorlton-on-Medlock, Bob Potts (1997).