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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

FOX and GRAPES, Ribbleton Lane (Replacement page)

FOX AND GRAPES, Ribbleton Lane

FOX AND GRAPES
225  (later 178)  Ribbleton Lane
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 This wonderful image comes to us courtesy of Mike Jackson, the great-great grandson of the man in the photgraph, Richard Livesey. Although the description mentions c.1932, Richard had
moved up the lane to the Skeffington Arms by 1929.
Notice the 'Bowling Green' sign to the left of the property.
The bowling green itself was said to be quite special in its quality...................................
well it will have been. Apparently Richard collected the contents of the urinals to
use as a fertilizer on it!!
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MINE HOSTS:
1841                 Thomas Carter  - Elizabeth (Betty) Carter, d. 16.2.1848 Aged 63. - See 'Duke William'
1844                Thomas Worthington
1851 - 54         James Smith
1854                 Edward Hothersall
1857 - 60         Mary Hothersall
1860 - 62         James Waddington
1862 - 65         John Dewhurst
1869                Richard Foxton
1870 - 71         John Whittle - 6.11.1870  fined 20s and costs for breaching the Sunday Act.
1871 - 73         James Reeder
1873                James Calderbank
1875 - 78         Edward Lund
1878 - 97         Robert Harrison
1897 - 1905     David Howard
1907 - 13         William Dewhurst
1917                W. Coulthurst
1924 - 29         Richard Livesey
1932                Mary Southworth
1936 - 48        George Ernest Gardner
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INSOLVENT DEBTOR
THOMAS WORTHINGTON, formerly of Ribbleton, labourer;
afterwards of the FOX AND GRAPES, Ribbleton Lane, Preston,
licensed victualler; and late of Ribbleton, labourer.
Preston Chronicle  17th February 1844
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DEATH - On Wednesday last, aged 63,
Mrs. Betty Carter, of the Fox and Grapes
Public-house, Ribbleton Lane. and
formerly of the Duke William, Church Street.
Preston Chronicle  19th February 1848
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Preston Chronicle 23rd February 1850
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Taken from the P.N.E. Handbook of the 1898 - 99 Season
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CENSUS RETURNS
1851
James Smith                32 years                  Innkeeper                     b. Claughton
Mary Smith                 34                           Wife                             b. Fulwood
Thomas Smith              5                            Son                              b. Preston
Elizabeth Smith            3                             Daughter                               do
John Smith                   1                            Son                                        do
1861
James Waddington     37 years                  Publiucan                       b. Chorley
Mary Waddington      49                           Wife                              b. Howick
Mary A. Waddington  13                           Daughter                       b. Blacburn
Thomas Waddington    7                            Son                               b. Preston
Edward Hothersall      19                           Step-son                        b. Grimsargh
Henry Hothersall         10                           Step-son                                  do
1871
James Reeder             35 years                  Innkeeper                      b. Ribchester
Ann Reeder                34                           Wife                              b. Preston
Henrietta K. Reeder    6                             Daughter                       b. Clitheroe
James Edmund Reeder 4                            Son                                       do
Nancy Reeder            23                            Sister                            b. Dilworth
1881
Robert Harrison         36 years                   Lic. Vict.                         b. Howick
Mary Harrison           44                            Wife                                b. Bolton
1891
Robert Harrison         46 years                  Lic. Vict.                          b. Howick
Mary Harrison           52                           Wife                                 b. Bolton
1901
David Howard          48 years                  Lic. Vict.                          b. Preston
Esther Howard          50                           Wife                                        do
Annie Howard           24                           Daughter                                 do
David Howard           19                           Son                                        do
Frances Mary Howard 17                         Daughter                                do
Esther Howard           15                           Daughter                                do
Lilian Howard              7                           Daughter                                 do
1911
William Dewhurst      58 years                  Lic. Vict.                         b. Preston
Mary Dewhurst         52                           Wife / Assistant                        do
Winnifrid Dewhurst   27                            Daughter                                  do
Annie Dewhurst        25                            Daughter                                 do
Elizabeth  Dewhurst   21                           Daughter                                  do
Lucy Dewhurst          16                           Daughter                                  do
Gertrude Dewhurst    11                           Daughter                                  do
John Dewhurst           20                          Son / Plumber                          do
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