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Euxton - Travellers' Rest

Name: The Travellers' Rest

Address: Shaw Green, Euxton

The Travellers' Rest first appeared as a beer house on the 1871 census and was owned by the Whittle Springs Brewery in Whittle-le-Woods. It was somewhat unique in the fact that that it was run by the Robinson family, who were also involved in running beer houses in nearby Runshaw Moor for almost 100 years.

Listed landlords were Dennis Robinson (1871-1891) and William Robinson (1901-1939).

1871 Census
An Assessment for the Relief of the Poor of the Township of Euxton, Lancashire made on 4th October 1880 sowed Dennis Robinson as the landlord and Whittle Springs Co as the owners of the Beer House at Shaw Green.

1881 Census

1891 Census
Rate for Special Expenses Assessment made on 13th October 1897 on the Township of Euxton, Lancashire recorded the landlord as Dennis Robinson and owners Gardener, Thompson & Cardwell.

1901 Census

An Assessment for the Poor Rate for the Township of Euxton made on 18th October 1910 confirms the landlord as Wm. Robinson and owners, the Whittle Springs Brewery Ltd. 

1911 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 26 May 1939

Travellers' Rest 2015


  1. HI

    We are involved in the refurbishment of the Travellers Rest in Euxton and we are looking for an old photograph of the Travellers Rest to display in the pub. Where would I get permission for us to use the photograph in your Blo

    Many thanks


    1. Apologies for the delayed response Tracey. You're free to use anything you want from my blog under the Creative Commons License unless marked otherwise. Regards, Richard