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#385951 - 4th Feb 2010 9:17am The Little Brighton Inn
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I was in this Pub at the weekend, it is full of old photos of Wallasey, some are really interesting and frustrating at the same time (can't work out where they are!). Got chatting to the barman who tells me the Pub is known locally as The Ginny - which I knew, but neither of us knew why other than it had something to do with an opera singer of old. Anyone got any clues?

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#386085 - 4th Feb 2010 7:29pm Re: The Little Brighton Inn [Re: oneofthree]
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If you search this site you will find all about Jinny Lind the famous oprea singer who is supposed to have stayed at the Ginny.

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#386104 - 4th Feb 2010 8:23pm Re: The Little Brighton Inn [Re: Tatey]
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I would so like the story to be true but sadly its is not...

https://www.wikiwirral.co.uk/forums/ubbth...html#Post298263

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#386164 - 5th Feb 2010 2:26am Re: The Little Brighton Inn [Re: ]
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Thanks for the info!

So it takes its name from the "Posh Spice" of the day! (even if she didn't stay there)

Now I'm intrigued as to why Chequers - another unusual name for a Pub!

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