Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on 18 February.

Read our tribute.


Licensing records

  1. Petty sessions (a magistrate's court) was responsible for business licenses including public houses, off licences, beerhouses, social clubs, clubs, money lenders and billiards.

  2. What's available

    We hold a good set of licensing records for the Borough or City of Manchester from 1869 to 2005. Search the archives catalogue to see what's available.

    These records only cover the area of the Borough or City of Manchester (as it was at the time).

  3. Related information

    We also hold court records.

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