6 Back Lane
- later 25 Market Street / 15 Orchard Street
|The Farmers' Arms was not on the corner of Orchard Street prior to it being re-built,|
but see below.*
|The stable entrance to the left of this picture can still be seen - see below.|
The 'Farmers' Arms' in it's days as the "Jolly Farmer"
in the early 1970's
Definitely at the junction of Market Street and Orchard Street, looking down the latter.
Note the architectural features that are similar on this and the photo above it.
Note the bricked up doorway on the more recent photograph.
1846 - 48 Mr. Bailey Mentioned in the Preston Chronicle 6th June 1846, although there must be some earlier records.
1851 Thomas Carr
1851 John Seed
1853 - 60 Thomas Smith
1860 - 66 John Smith
1866 - 82 Elizabeth Holden
1883 - 90 Sarah and Ann Holden
1890 - 94 Sarah Holden - It is believed that Matthew Brown & Co bought the house in 1893/94
1894 Joseph Kelsall
1894 Elizabeth Ellen Kelsall
1894 - 1905 John Green
1907 William Loud
1910 - 17 Walter Hugh Martin
1924 - 27 William Booth
1932 Hugh Gibson
1936 William Booth
1940 - 44 Selina Gibson
1948 Henry Fellows
Preston Chronicle 3rd January 1846
Preston Chronicle 12th May 1860
TO BE LET BY TICKET
On Tuesday March 18th 1851
THE FARMERS' ARMS PUBLIC HOUSE, situate in
Back Lane, Preston.
Further particulars may be had by applying to
Richard Bailey, Woodplumpton; or to
S. CHARNLEY, Agents, Preston.
Immediate possession may be had after letting.
Preston Chronicle 15th March 1851
Preston Chronicle 29th November 1851
TO BE LET, a good WAREHOUSE,
for Market or General purposes,
adjoining the Farmers' Arms, Back Lane.
Apply to Miss Holden, FARMERS' ARMS.
Preston Chronicle 10th July 1880
Taken from PNE Football Records Magazine up to the 1906 - 07 Season.
The advert relates to the year 1907.
Magazine provided by Ian Rigby, the Official PNE Historian
Lancashire Evening Post 8th December 1960
Thomas Carr 38 years Publican b. Hoole
Dorothy Carr 29 Wife b. Longton
Dorothy Carr 7 months Daughter do
Anne Carr 14 Niece b. Ashton
Rebecca Carr 12 Niece do
John Smith 38 years Innkeeper b. Claughton
John Smith 7 Son b. Preston
Sarah Smith 5 Daughter do
Elizabeth Smith 32 Servant b. Claughton
Michael Smith 60 Brewer b. Fulwood
Elizabeth Holden 35 years Publican b. Ribchester
Sarah Marsden 23 Servant b. Chipping
Isabella Marsden 14 Servant do
John Barker 38 Ostler b. Cockerham
Elizabeth Holden 48 years Publican b. Chipping
Sarah Holden 26 Niece do
Ann Holden 21 Niece do
Sarah Holden 34 years Lic. Vict. b. Liverpool
Elizabeth Holden 29 Sister ? b. Leagram
Joseph Holden 60 Servant b. Penwortham
John Green 44 years Hotel Proprietor b. Preston
Mary Green 42 Wife b. Scotland
Ellen E. Green 19 Daughter b. Preston
Susan Green 17 Daughter b. Colne
Mary A. Green 16 Daughter b. Scotland
John Green 14 Son b. Preston
Walter Green 10 Son do
Edward Green 6 Son do
Richard Green 4 Son do
Flora Green 3 Daughter do
Thomas Green 2 Son do
Walter Hugh Martin 3 males and 6 females resident.