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Monday, 19 March 2012

WHITE BULL, Church Street

WHITE BULL
Church Street - formerly Churchgate
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A sketch form the 1684 map of Preston. Recognizable places so that you can get
your bearings, are Mines Pitt Wind (Main Sprit Wiend), at the bottom of the map;
Stone agate Lane, (Stoneygate), at the top of the map; and
Rd. Jackson, 'Wt.Bull' or White Bull, where the Bull and Royal Hotel later stood.
MINE HOSTS:
1670                       Ownership passed from .......?..... French to  ......?..... Worden.  
1684 - 1718            Richard Jackson  - see sketch-map, above.
1718 - 54                John Winder - bought the hotel for £400 in 1731 from William Bushell.
1754 - 66                Mr. Marsden of Brindle bought the hotel for £600
1755                       Francis Daniel  -  see advertisement dated 24.5.1755, below.
1766 - 73                John Smalley - grocer & wine and spirit merchant bought the hotel.
1773                        Bought by Edward Smith Stanley, afterwards became Lord Derby for £854
1783 - 89                Thomas Cooper     L.R.O.Ref. DDX 74/17/1
1791                        Mr. William Birchall See  piece dated 28.2.1791, below. d. 19.3.1816 see below.
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London Evening Post  24th May 1755
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DIVIDENDS:
March 22nd.  Thomas Cowell of Preston Palatine,
Lancaster, Brazer, at nine, at Mr. Birchall's,
the Bull Inn, Preston.
True Briton (1793) London    22nd February 1791.
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DEATH:  On the 19th inst., in the 68th year
of his age, Mr. William Birchall, of Goosnargh
Hospital, formerly of the Bull Inn, Preston.
Lancaster Gazette  30th March 1816
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The following notes sound as though
they are from the pen of Stephen Sartin:
although he tells me he's not !
Perhaps it was J.H.Spencer of the Preston Herald.
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