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Saturday, 28 January 2012

BARTON ARMS, 9 Leeming Street

BARTON ARMS
9 Leeming Street 
(later became Manchester Road)
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MINE HOSTS
1867 - 69      Thomas Earnshaw
1870              Richard Hawkes
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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
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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
occasions.
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Preston Chronicle 18th September 1869
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Preston Chronicle  24th September 1870                                               The newspaper report didn't say, but it is believed that the licence was granted.
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