1 Maudland Road
also 13 Maudland Road
also 13 Maudland Road
NB. According to the Licensing Court Records, this inn was known as the "Little Bridge Inn" at one point. Note the similar comment about the Bowling Green Inn on Ribbleside, and the Regatta Inn at the bottom of Fishergate Hill..
1828 - 29 Margaret Taylor (At this time their was a Retail Brewer listed in Bolton Street by this name. No mention of the Bridge Inn though.
1834 James Margisson
1838 - 43 Henry Dobson
1843 - 66 John Noble
1866 - 77 Sarah and Mary Ann Noble
1881 - 91 Mary Ann Noble
1891 - 94 Thomas Richard Aspinall wife d. 5.2.1894 aged 32 years.
1894 Thomas Hardacre
1895 - 96 Richard Fazackerley
1897 - 99 Elizabeth Wilcock
1899 - 1901 Joseph Hodgkinson
1902 - 05 Alfred Joseph Latus
1907 William Barnes
1908 - 17 Robert P. D. Mason
1919 - 24 James Coonan - owner and licensee d. 18.9.1924
1924 - 27 Catherine Coonan
1932 NO MENTION
A JOINER'S BENCH, a BAGATELLE BOARD,
and three high-backed FORMS.
Apply at the Bridge Inn, Maudland Bank.
Preston Chronicle 8th October 1859
Preston Chronicle 30th December 1865
Preston Chronicle 27th July 1872
Preston Chronicle 22nd December 1877
Preston Herald 18th March 1885
MR. DEWHURST will offer for Sale by Auction
in lots, early in April next,
The VALUABLE PROPERTY, consisting of the BRIDGE INN,
Maudland Road, Preston, and the adjoining HOUSES and SHOPS,
No's 10, 11, and 12 Maudland Road, No's 24 and 25 Cold Bath
Street, and No's 1 and 2, Bolton Street.
Further particulars in future advertisements.
W.A. & R ASCROFT, Solicitors
35 Winckley Square, Preston
Preston Chronicle 14th March 1891
Preston Chronicle 28th March 1891
Preston Herald 26th July 1893
Preston Herald 7th February 1894
Lancashire Evening Post 27th January 1902
Lancashire Evening Post 9th December 1902
Preston Herald 19th August 1905
Lancashire Evening Post 22nd August 1905
TO BE LET, the Free Fully-licensed PUBLIC HOUSE, known as the "BRIDGE INN, " Maudlands.
Apply, Jos. Smith, Ltd., Southgate Mills, Preston.
Lancashire Evening Post 24th October 1905
Preston Herald 24th October 1908
Lancashire Evening Post 28th October 1910
Lancashire Evening Post 18th November 1919
Lancashire Evening Post 25th August 1932
Henry Dobson 25 years Publican
Margaret Dobson 60 Mother
John Noble 54 years Maltster & b. Penwortham
Mary Noble 54 Wife b. Warton
Sarah Noble 25 Daughter / Barmaid b. Preston
Mary Ann Noble 18 Daughter / Barmaid do
William Noble 18 Son do
Mary Askew 17 Servant do
William Shorrock 45 Carter do
William Noblett 40 Brother-in-law b. Warton
Sarah Noble 39 years Barmaid / Daughter b. Preston
Sarah Eccles 18 Servant / Barmaid 186o
Sarah Noble 45 years Head / Unmarried b. Preston
Margery Singleton 17 Innkeeper
James Noblett 70 Visitor / Retired farmer b. Salwick
Jane Billington 28 Domestic Servant b. Plumpton
See notes below for further information re: Margery Singleton
Mary Ann Noble 52 years Innkeeper b. Preston
Mary A. Eccles 30 Servant do
Mary Ann Noble 65 years Lic. Vict. b. Preston
Mary Agnes Singleton 20 Niece / barmaid do
Joseph Hodgkinson 32 years Publican b. Preston
Elizabeth Hodgkinson 31 Wife do
Agnes Hodgkinson 3 Daughter b. Lancaster
Jane Halliwell 55 widow Mother-in-law b. Preston
Robert Paul Day Mason 48 years Publican b. Leeds, Yorks.
Beatrice Mason 39 Wife do
Margery Singleton was born 23 September 1853 [from the family Bible in possession of Hilary May-Hill of Cardiff]. Margery married Joseph Cole at St. Walburga, Preston on 27 April 1880 and died 10 July 1919 at Birmingham. Buried Lodge Hill Cemetery, Birmingham. Her mother was Agnes Noble, a daughter of George Noble.
The Cole family came originally from Wythburn, near Keswick. Margery could have known a lot of people in the area and her brother-in-law Richard Cole was tenant of the farm ‘’Hollin Brow’’ which was later demolished by Manchester Corporation for the Thirlemere reservoir scheme.
The April 1871 Census gives for Preston St. Peter's Ward No 13 Maudland Road [The Bridge Inn]
Sarah Noble, Head, unmarried, age 45, Innkeeper. Family were brewers in Preston, possibly on Back Lane, now Market St West.
Margery Singleton, unmarried, age 17, Innkeeper. [matches birth 23September 1853].
James Noblett, visitor, widower, age 70, Retired farmer, born Salwick,
Jane Billington, unmarried age 28, domestic servant, born Plumpton.
Details supplied by Trevor Kirkham.
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