White Swan pub on Call Lane.

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volvojack
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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby volvojack » Fri 06 Oct, 2017 8:26 am

Good Morning Ian,
I remember both of those murders and the wide publicity they received in the Yorkshire Post and elsewhere. It was quite rare in those days for murders to be commited, or so it seemed.
It was a great shame that computors and the instant technology we have today was not around then to help sort through all the data and information, true or false coming in to you and your offficers.
I know the outcome of John Speeds murder but what was the result of the Mary Judge murder?

P.s. On a lighter note Ian The Regent in Kirkgate was only a very small pub known for its good pint and from what i recall in thise days the Landlord (Jack Tinker ? ) would not have let "Brass Nails " in his Establishment.

Regards, Jack.
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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby iansmithofotley » Fri 06 Oct, 2017 8:29 am

Hi Jack,

The case remains undetected.

Ian
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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby Steve Jones » Fri 06 Oct, 2017 10:25 am

it is this murder that is thought to be one of the explanations for the strange feelings and sightings around the area referred to in another thread in the ghosts section.
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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby Graham hey » Fri 02 Nov, 2018 6:54 pm

White was always known as a prostitute haunt during my lifetime. It features regularly in novels by Chris nickson set in 1700s. In the books the pub is next to the Leeds police station and Chris nickson usually tries to be accurate on history of leeds.

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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby phyliss77 » Fri 18 Oct, 2019 5:49 pm

I am doing my family tree and one of my wife's relatives was Landlord at the Mucky Duck (white swan) in the sixties and early seventies. His first name was Mick but I cannot find his surname do you know it?
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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby tilly » Fri 18 Oct, 2019 6:55 pm

Welcome to Secret Leeds phyliss77 i should think one of our members can answer your question all the best Sid.
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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby DynamiteDaz » Sun 20 Oct, 2019 10:17 am

phyliss77 wrote:
Fri 18 Oct, 2019 5:49 pm
I am doing my family tree and one of my wife's relatives was Landlord at the Mucky Duck (white swan) in the sixties and early seventies. His first name was Mick but I cannot find his surname do you know it?
My dad used to go in there sometimes I think so i've asked him if he knows
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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby DynamiteDaz » Sun 20 Oct, 2019 10:41 am

Just messaged him and unfortunately he didnt know the landlord

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Re: White Swan pub on Call Lane.

Postby phyliss77 » Sun 20 Oct, 2019 11:05 am

ok thanks for trying. I have been told that this mick was at the white swan and then the Bulls Head in Holbeck but I dont know how reliable my information is, but would like to hear from anyone who used to go in these pubs in the late sixties and early seventies.





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