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Monday, 6 October 2014

GOLDEN CROSS HOTEL, Lancaster Road

GOLDEN CROSS HOTEL
182 Lancaster Road South / 5 Crookings Lane
later  60 Lancaster Road
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 This image comes to us courtesy of local historian and postcard collector, Linda Barton.
Anyone like to hazard a guess at when the photograph was taken?
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The new Golden Cross Hotel was a part of the impressive
Derby Family-owned, Stanley Buildings opposite the current
Town Hall, Lancaster Road.
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MINE HOSTS:
1861 - 69               William  Hesmondhalgh
1870 - 83               Richard Foxton
1884 - 96               Joseph Cuerden
1897                      Mary Cuerden
1898 - 1910           John Threlfall Cartmell  -  By the time of the 1911 Census J.T.C was at the Corporation Arms in Longridge.
1913 - 17               Thomas Lyon
1926 - 32               Percy Hanson
1936 - 40               Reginald Upston
1944 - 48              William L. Denbigh
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WANTED,  a steady, active Young Man,
as OSTLER for a respectable Hotel.
Address - R. FOXTON, Golden Cross Hotel, Preston.
York Herald  30th April 1870
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GENERAL SERVANT WANTED - Plain Cooking.
One who can wash. Age from 25 to 35 years.
Address - R. Foxton, Golden Cross Hotel, Preston.
York Herald  3rd September 1870
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Wanted, a steady, active Young Man, as OSTLER,
and to make himself generally useful. Permanent
salary paid. Address - R. Foxton, Golden Cross Hotel, Preston.
York Herald  9th September 1871
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OSTLER - Wanted, a steady, active Man. One
accustomed to a Market House preferred.
Reference required. 
Address - R. Foxton,  Golden Cross Hotel, Preston.
York Herald  29th August 1874
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
William Hesmondhalgh          47 years             Innkeeper                    b. Ribchester
Mary Hesmondhalgk             47                      Wife                            b. Skerton
Elizabeth Hesmondhalgh        17                      Daughter                     b. Preston
Mary Hesmondhalgh             10                      Daughter                             do
Thomas Hesmondhalgh         22                      Brother ??                           do

1871
Richard Foxton                     42 years             Innkeeper                    b. Richmond, Yorks.
Jane Foxton                          41                      Wife                            b. Rochdale
Richard R. Foxton                  4                       Son                                      do

1881
Richard Foxton                    53 years              Innkeeper                    b. Richmond
Jane Foxton                         51                       Wife                            b. Rochdale
Richard R. Foxton               14                        Son                             b. Heywood

1891
Joseph Cuerden                   50 years              Lic. Vict.                     b. Preston
Mary Cuerden                     51                       Wife                                    do
Margaret Cuerden               28                        Daughter                             do
Annie Cuerden                    23                        Daughter                              do
Joseph Cuerden                   18                       Son                                     do

1901
John T. Cartmell                  39 years               Publican                     b. Preston
Mary Cartmell                     35                        Wife                                   do
William Cartmell                  17                        Son                                    do
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