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Saturday, 11 February 2012

ELEPHANT AND CASTLE, Bridge Lane

ELEPHANT AND CASTLE
26 Bridge Lane
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MINE HOSTS:
1851 - 54           Elizabeth Pearson 
1854 - 61           John Eccles
1868                  George Charnley
1869 - 73           William Gabbott
1874                  Mrs Gabbott
1874 - 77           John Bamber
1881 - 97           Richard Rawcliffe
1897 - 1900       Edward Rawcliffe
1900 - 04           John Shuttleworth
1907 - 10           James Catterall
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The following two adverts show Marsh Lane and then Bridge Lane. The former is
the current name, and I could have understood it if the new name had been used in
the more recent advert. Perhaps it was a careless error.
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Breach of the Sunday Act:-  George Charnley,
beer-house keeper, Elephant and Castle,
Bridge Street, was fined 20s and costs, for having
his house open during prohibited hours on the
morning of the 5th inst.
Preston Chronicle 25th April 1868
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SALE BY AUCTION
At the Sailor's Home, Marsh Lane, on 27th March 1873

LOT 8      The well-accustomed BEERHOUSE, situate on
the north side of, and number 26 Bridge Lane, called the
Elephant and Castle, and occupied by Mr. William Gabbott,
and the house adjoining, being number 27, and occupied
by Mr. William Porter.
Preston Chronicle  15th March 1873
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TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION
On 26th June 1890

LOT 4      BEERHOUSE, known as the "Elephant
and Castle" No. 26 Bridge Lane, Preston, and
occupied by Mr. Richard Rawcliffe; together with
the cottage in the rear, and numbered 27 Gradwell Street.
Preston Chronicle   21st June 1890
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Preston Chronicle  19th July 1890
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
John Eccles                 41 years                 Tin Plate Worker                b. Preston
Elizabeth Eccles          47                           Beerseller . Wife                b. Carlisle [formerly Pearson - see 1851]
Margaret Pearson       23                           Step-daughter                    b. Preston
Ann Pearson               19                           Step-daughter                           do
Rachel Pearson           17                           Step-daughter                           do
Jane Pearson               15                           Step-daughter                          do
Thomas Pearson          13                           Step-son                                  do
Etherington Pearson     10                           Step-son                                  do
John Pearson                2                            Son                                          do

1871
William Gabbot(t)       30 years                  Beerseller                         b. Preston
Margaret Gabbot(t)    31                            Wife                                        do
Sarah J. Gabbot(t)       9                             Daughter                                  do
Thomas Gabbot(t)       4                             Son                                          do

1881
Richard Rawcliffe        39 years                 Beerhouse Keeper            b. Preston
Ellen Rawcliffe             39                         Wife                                  b. Clifton
George Rawcliffe         18                         Son                                   b. Preston
William Rawcliffe         16                         Son                                            do
Edward Rawcliffe        12                          Son                                           do
Richard Rawcliffe          7                          Son                                           do
Alice Rawcliffe              5                          Daughter                                    do
Ellen Rawcliffe              3                           Daughter                                   do

1891
Richard Rawcliffe        49 years                 Beerseller                          b. Preston
Ellen Rawcliffe             48                          Wife                                          do
Richard Rawcliffe         17                          Son                                           do
Alice Rawcliffe             15                          Daughter                                   do
Ellen Rawcliffe              13                          Daughter                                  do
Elizabeth Rawcliffe         8                          Daughter                                   do

1901
John Shuttleworth        42 years                 Beerseller                          b. Preston
Elizabeth Shuttleworth  42                          Wife                                          do
Nancy Shuttleworth      15                         Daughter                                    do
Dorothy Shuttleworth    13                         Daughter                                   do
Ellen Shuttleworth         11                         Daughter                                   do
John Shuttleworth           5                         Son                                            do
Richard P. Shuttleworth  4                         Son                                            do
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