Photo: R.I.P Fred Hook

Funeral arrangements for Fred Hook (Guest House Licensee, Southport)

The Funeral for Fred Hook will take place January 26 at St Elizabeths Church in Scarisbrick at 10:30 am. 

Friends have set up a facebook page for anyone who has any memories to share of Fred and photos of course!


It is with deep sadness to announce that licensee of the Guest house Fred Hook passed away today aged 82, Sunday January 10 2016.

Fred was a very popular man who managed many pubs including Heaton’s Bridge, The Falstaff and more recently the Guest House in Union street.

Funeral details to be announced.


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