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Scholes underwent rapid development during the 1800s to occupy the growing working population. This in turn led to a huge increase in street-corner beerhouses. In 1872 there were more than 70 pubs in the Scholes area alone and 64 of these were still open in 1900.

Scholes in 1900
1. Crown Inn, Platt Lane
2. Princess of Wales, Greenough Street
3. Regent Hotel, Greenough Street
4. New Inn, Upper Morris St
5. Squirrel, Upper Morris St
6. Grapes, Upper Morris St
7. Vine Inn, Upper Morris St
8. Crown Inn, Lower Morris St
9. Bath Springs Hotel, School Lane
10. Stag, Scholes
11. Gibraltar Inn, Scholes
12. Red Lion, Scholes
13. Jolly Carter, Scholes
14. Balcarres, Scholes
15. Bird I'Th'Hand, Scholes
16. Windmill, Scholes
17. Rose & Crown, Scholes
18. Roebuck, Scholes
19. White Swan, Scholes
20. Harp Inn, Scholes
21. Black Swan, Scholes
22. Vauxhall Inn, Vauxhall Road
23. Oddfellows Arms, Scholes
24. Crown & Sceptre, Scholes
25. Kings Arms, Scholes
26. Shamrock, Scholes
27. Angel, Scholes
28. White Hart, Wellington St
29. White Bear, Wellington St
30. Weavers Arms, Scholes
31. Fleece, Scholes
32. Clock Face, Scholes
33. Horse & Jockey, Scholes
34. Blue Bell, Scholes
35. Travellers Rest, Scholes
36. Bold Arms, Scholes
37. Shovel & Broom, Scholes
38. Rope & Anchor, Scholes
39. Free Trade Inn, Scholes
40. Moulders Arms, Scholes
41. Thatched House, Scholes
42. Horse Shoe, Millgate
43. Bath Hotel, Millgate
44. Waggon & Horses, Millgate
45. Douglas Tavern, Millgate
46. Whitesmiths, Warrington Lane
47. Stanley, Warrington Lane
48. Wigan Arms, Hardybutts
49. Prince of Wales, Wellington St
50. Cotton Tree, Hardybutts
51. Vulcan Inn, Hardybutts
52. Black Bull, Hardybutts
53. Raven, Hardybutts
54. Birkett Bank Hotel, Birkett Bank
55. Mount Pleasant Tavern, Scholefield Lane
56. Spotted Cow, Scholefield Lane
57. Raven, Birkett Bank
58. Crispin Arms, Birkett Bank
59. Silverwell Hotel, Darlington Street
60. Foundry Inn, Warrington Lane
61. Harrogate Inn, Harrogate St
62. Adelphi, Harrogate St
63. Preston Arms, Darlington St
64. Derby Arms, Darlington St


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