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Saturday, 28 January 2012

BARTON ARMS, 9 Leeming Street

9 Leeming Street 
(later became Manchester Road)
1867 - 69      Thomas Earnshaw
1870              Richard Hawkes
THOMAS EARNSHAW  was fined £5 at the
Police Court, for selling beer during illegal hours.
Mr Dunn said the Earnshaw was an ex-policeman, 
and had often set the law at defiance.
Preston Chronicle  21st August 1869
pers. comment:  There was possibly a connection (regarding the name of the house) 
to Thomas Barton Fishwick of the St. Leger, Stoneygate. 
One or more of the sons used just the name 'Barton' on
Preston Chronicle 18th September 1869
Preston Chronicle  24th September 1870                                               The newspaper report didn't say, but it is believed that the licence was granted.

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