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Sunday, 5 February 2012

COMMERCIAL INN, 8 Butler Street

COMMERCIAL INN
8 Butler Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1851 - 51               William Tipping
1851 - 53               Sarah Tipping
1861                      Thomas Holden
1865                      Miles Whittle
1869                      H. Woods
1871                      Edwin Kenyon
1871                      Sarah Kenyon - administratrix of the late Edwin Kenyon, to
1871 - 74              Jonathon Miller #
1874                      George Mayor

# In 1872 Jonathon Miller was charged with an offence of rape, but he was acquitted -
                  Preston Chronicle  24th August 1872  Page 4  Column 4.

The inn was one of four that were demolished in Butler Street to make room for the railway
to be widened in 1874 / 75.
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I think it's possible that this should read
Mrs. Tipping. Mr. Tipping died the previous year.
Preston Chronicle  16th October 1852
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CENSUS RETURNS
1851
Sarah Tipping                   46 years                   Innkeeper                    b. Preston
Thomas Tipping                18                            Son                                      do
Catherine Tipping             19                             Daughter                              do

1861
Thomas Holden                44 years                   Beerhouse Keeper      b. Alston
Susannah Holden              44                            Wife                           b. Thurnham
Ann Holden                       6                             Daughter                     b. Walton
John Holden                      3                              Son                                     do

1871
Sarah Kenyon                  57 years Widow      Beerhouse Keeper       b. Preston
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