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Thursday, 26 January 2012

AQUEDUCT INN, 8 Grove Street / 10 Water Lane

AQUEDUCT INN
8 Grove Street / 10 Water Lane
This six-inch to the mile map helps you to gain your bearings.
The "North End" of the canal was where the "North End Hotel" in Corporation Street acquired its name.
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MINE HOSTS
1842             Offered for sale - newly built.  (See below)
1869 - 72      Henry Monk
1873             William Moulding
1873             Thomas Clark
1877 - 81      Frederick Hodson
1881 - 82      Richard Hodson
1883 - 89      Thomas Dewhurst
1889 - 92      James Thompson
1892 - 98      Jno. Gregory
1898 - 1904  Shadrack Durham
1907             William Cornthwaite
1909             Elizabeth Cornthwaite
1909             Shadrach Durham
1910             John Sharples
1913             Robert Grayston
1916 - 17     John R. Grayston  - also seen as James Richard Grayston.
1924 - 27     Richard H. Calland (Galland)
1932 - 36     William Preston
1940    NO MENTION
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SALE BY AUCTION
CAPITAL BEER-HOUSE IN GROVE STREET
On 15th August 1872
LOT 1   THE FREEHOLD BEER-HOUSE, called "The
Aquduct Inn" on the westerly side of Grove Street (off
Fylde Road), occupied by Henry MONK.
Subject to a year Ground Rent of £4 1s. 10p
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LANDLORD FINED FOR 
SUPPLYING A CONSTABLE
James Thompson, landlord of the Aqueduct Inn, Water Lane, was 
summoned for serving a constable on duty.
At 10.45pm on Friday 14th August, Sergeant Hudson found 
PC Morris in the house with a pint cup of beer. He was on duty at 
the time and was wearing his armlet.
For the defence it was submitted that Morris was accompanied by 
another constable who was not on duty, and the landlord failed to
see the former's armband.
Fined 20s. plus costs.
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 Preston Herald  21st April 1909
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Lancashire Evening Post  22nd November 1933
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CENSUS RETURNS
1871
Henry Monk                   53 years                    Beerhouse Keeper              b. Chorley
Mary Monk                    36                             Wife                                   b. Shevington
Thomas Monk                10                              Son                                    b. Preston
Henry Monk                    6                               Son                                             do
Edward Monk                 3                               Son                                             do
James Monk                    1                               Son                                             do       

1881
Frederick Hodson         53 years                     Beerseller                            b. Preston
Alice Hodson                57                              Wife                                            do      

1891
James Thompson           34 years                    Beerseller                            b. Preston
Mary Thompson            34                             Wife                                            do
Elizabeth Thompson        4                              Daughter                                     do
Isabella Thompson          3                              Daughter                                     do
Edith Thompson              2                              Daughter                                     do
James Thompson            6 months                   Son                                             do

1901
Shadrack Durham         45 years                     Beerhouse Keeper              b. Preston
Catherine Durham         45                              Wife                                            do
Hannah Durham            23                               Daughter                                     do
Nellie Durham               18                               Daughter                                    do
Martha A. Durham        15                               Daughter                                    do
Alice Durham                11                               Daughter                                    do
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2 comments:

  1. Shadrack Durham was my Great Great Grandfather. W Leslie Roberts from Leeds.

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    1. I suspect that Shadrach might have come from a line of innkeepers. Could that be correct? And do you have any 'insider' information you don't mind sharing?

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