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Sunday, 12 February 2012

FAT SCOTT, 6 Avenham Lane

FAT SCOTT
6 Avenham Lane
given as 4 in the 1851 Census.
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Later renamed the ANGLERS' HOME or ANGLERS' ARMS
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MINE HOST:
1851 - 61     Ruth Bland(s)

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NOTES:  Fat Scott was the name of a breed of sheep, and there was
a sheep market / abattoir  right across the road from the pub.     
But see article, below, dated 15th December 1855
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Also, in Avenham, prior to its development for housing, one of the fields, 
marked on the map, was called 'Scots Field.'
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Preston Chronicle  15th December 1855
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CENSUS RETURN
1851
Ruth Bland                   59 years                        Beerseller              b. Sedburgh, Yorkshire
Jane Bland                   19          Daughter / Power Loom Weaver  b. Preston

1861
Ruth Blands                 71 years - widow          Publican                 b. Yorkshire
Jane Blands                 23                                 Daughter                b. Preston
Martha Hindle              13                                Grand-daughter               do
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