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Tuesday, 7 February 2017

BLACK CAT, 20 Heatley Street

BLACK CAT
20 Heatley Street
probably later known (after about 1865) as the 
COAL-YARD TAVERN
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The street number 16 was sourced from Sewer Maps of 1853, but numbers had a habit of being changed as new building were erected, etc. This sketch plan is pre-Corporation Street. See 'Globe Tavern'
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MINE HOSTS:
1842              Known to have existed at this date - see mention below. 
1851                  Daniel Cockitt  -  was at the Windmill Inn, Moor Lane, at the time of the census.
1859                  Jane Hilton
1866                  Robert Hilton
1869                  John Brown
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"The entrance to Messrs. Paley's factory had been effected
by getting through a window near the Black Cat beershop."
- Extract from a court case - 
Preston Chronicle  31st December 1842

Preston Chronicle  18th August 1855
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 Preston Herald   14th April 1866
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 Preston Herald   21st December 1867
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Preston Herald   10th July 1869
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