Mark Addy. This free house which opened in August 1981 was originally a boat passengers waiting room for the New Bailey landing state. A regular packet boat service was in operation from 1807. The premises were renamed after the Victorian local hero Mark Addy who died aged 51 in 1889. Famous for rescuing over 50 people from the dangerous waters of the river Irwell. He was the only civilian to have received the Albert Medal Victoria cross from Queen Victoria.
Plaque Colour: Bronze
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Location: Mark Addy, just south of the Albert Bridge along the River Irwell