Synonymous with the
The name "Pagannini Tavern" was used for these
premises between 1838 and 1841, and then again
in 1853 for some reason.
In the early to mid-thirties, Signor Pagganini,
the violinist and composer, played at the
Theatre Royal in the town, and proved to be
quite a sensation - not least because after
his performance he eloped with the pianist's
daughter, a singer.
He didn't get beyond the docks in London, however,
where the young lady was 'recovered.'