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Sunday, 5 February 2012

CHURCH HOUSE TAVERN, Lancaster Road

CHURCH HOUSE TAVERN
158 Lancaster Road
138 Lancaster Road North
later 180 Lancaster Road
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MINE HOSTS:
1849                Miss Clitheroe
1851                   ?      May
1851 - 54         Peter Banks - given in 1853 Oakey's Directory as  'Henry Eccles's.
1857                Thomas Langtree
1859                John Walker
1859 - 61        Ellen Walker
1865 - 66        James Cooper
1866               James Bolton
1869 - 76       Thomas Mayor
1877 - 88        William Fairhurst
1888 - 96        Thomas Noblet
1896 - 99        Albert Burrows
1900 - 01        James Edward Bonney   -   Owned by J.E.B of Church Street since 1889.
1901                William Darkins
1904                James E. Bonney
1910 - 11        Henry Haworth
1913 - 32        James Calvert
1936 - 40        Thomas Gorman
1944                Fred I. Saul
1946 - c.53      Kenneth and Winnie Burrow
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Although the name given here is slightly different to the usual, there is NO doubt that this is the one referred to. Lady Street was immediately to the
rear of the house.

Preston Chronicle 17th May 1851
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DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP - NOTICE
The partnership heretofore subsisting between us, John Walker and Ellen
Walker, Licensed Victuallers, carrying on business at the CHURCH HOUSE
TAVERN, Lancaster Road, Preston, was dissolved by mutual consent.
Dated this 24th day of August 1859.
John Walker
Ellen X Walker (her mark)
Witness: Thomas Hadwin Hibbert.

The business will be carried on by Wllen Walker, who will receive
all accounts, and pay all debts.
Preston Chronicle  27th August 1859
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WANTED
A BAND, in uniform, to play for the
I.U.O. of Mechanics, on Whit Monday.

Tenders stating number of performers
(without refreshments) to be sent not 
later than April 23rd to 
the SECRETARY, Church House Hotel,
Lancaster Road, Preston.
Preston Chronicle  14th April 1877
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CENSUS RETURNS
1851
Peter Banks                    29 years                  Licensed Vict.            b. Lytham
Mary Banks                    32                           Wife                          b. Burscough ?

1861
Ellen Walker                  44 years                  Innkeeper                   b. Woodplumpton
Leonard Walker             20                           Son                            b. Preston
Alice Walker                  20                           Daughter-in-law                   do
Samuel Walker                 1                          Grandson                              do

1871
Thomas Mayor              36 years                  Lic. Vict.                     b. Eccleston
Mary Mayor                  35                           Wife                           b. Preston
Elizabeth Mayor             13                           Daughter                             do
John Thomas Mayor       12                           Son                                    do

1881
William Fairhurst            40 years                  Publican                       b. Abram
Mary Fairhurst               33                           Wife                            b. Wigan
Fred J. Fairhurst              3                            Son                             b. Preston
Thurston Fairhurst           2                             Son                                    do

1891
Thomas Noblet             45 years                   Hotel Keeper               b. Preston
Alice Noblet                  47                           Wife                                      do
Annie Noblet                 16                           Daughter                               do
Mary L. Noblet             11                           Daughter                               do

1901
William Darkins             27 years                  Manager of Public House  b. Barningham, Suffolk
Elizabeth Darkins           30                           Wife                                 b. Preston

1911
Henry Haworth             52 years                  Innkeeper                         b. Portsmouth
Jane Haworth               54                           Wife                                 b. Preston
Eunice Price                 23                           Domestic Servant              b. Barrow
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