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Tuesday, 14 February 2012

FOX AND GRAPES, Fox Street

FOX AND GRAPES
15 Fox Street
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In this photograph you can see the Exchange Hotel adjoining the Fox and Grapes.
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MINE HOSTS:
1841                   Thomas Pyke  (Pike)
1843                   Joseph Kenrick
1851 - 56            Nancy Gent
1856                   Joseph P. Abbott
1857                   John Aughton
1858                   Mary Aughton
1861 - 62           Mary Jane Houghton - Is this the same person as Mary Aughton in 1858?
1862                   John Pickering
1865                   E. Pickering
1869 - 77         Cornelius Coward - see, also, Cricketers's Arms, South Meadow Lane.
1877 - 79           Miles Dent
1879 - 80           John Sumner
1880 - 81           James Duckett
1882 - 85           John Carr
1885 - 98           Herbert Parry
1899 - 1901       Joseph Holmes
1901 - 06           William Houghton
1907 - 09           Bernard Meehan
1910 - 12           William Banks
1913                  William Dewhurst
1919                   William H King
1922 - 27           Edmund Wilson
1932 - 39           Joseph P. Jones
1940 - 43           William Pomfret
1944                   Richard E. Fare
1948 - 53           James Woodhouse 
1955 - 95           George Spencer
2003 - 12           Sharon Fishwick
2012 -                
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INSOLVENT DEBTOR
JOSEPH KENRICK, formerly of the Queen's Arms,
North Road, then of the Griffin Inn, Water Street, both
in Preston, Licensed Victualler, and late of the FOX AND 
GRAPES, Fox Street, Licensed Victualler, the latter part
of the time carrying on business in the name of Henry Aspden.
Preston Chronicle  28th October 1843
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MILES DENT
THE FOX AND GRAPES INN
FOX STREET, PRESTON
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First-class WINES, SPIRITS, MILD AND BITTER BEERS,
PORTER, &c.
Customers  made  thoroughly  comfortable.
Preston Chronicle 10th November 1877
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MR. JAMES DUCKETT
of the Fox and Grapes Inn, Fox Street, 
begs to inform his friends and the public, that his
tender has been accepted for 
PROVIDING REFRESHMENTS
at the Atlantic Field Sports on Saturday next,
on the North End Cricket Ground, Deepdale Road.
The choicest Wines and Spirits will be served,
and the Refreshments generally will be of a 
first-class character.
Preston Chronicle 17th July 1880
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MILES DENT, a retired publican, 
was summoned for not maintaining
his son, Thomas, in the North  
Lancashire Reformatory.
An order was made for 3s. a week.
Preston Chronicle 8th October 1881
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DRUNK IN HIS OWN HOUSE
John Carr, landlord of the Fox and Grapes Inn,
Fox Street, was summoned for having been
drunk and disorderly in his own house on the
morning of the 20th inst.

Mr. Fryer, who appeared for the defence, pleaded 
guilty on behalf of the defendant, who expressed
regret at such an occurrence. He said that, up to
the present, the defendant had borne an unblemished
character, and he hoped the Bench would take that
into consideration. Fined 10s. and costs.
Preston Chronicle  31st May 1884
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DEATH
KING - On the 31st ult., at the Fox and Grapes Hotel,
Fox Street, Preston, Alice, dearly beloved wife of
William H. King, and only daughter of E. and E. Wilson,
aged 23 years. Deeply regretted. RIP
Internment at St. Mary's, St. Michael's, Garstang,
Thursday 4th inst.
Lancashire Daily Post  3rd September 1919 
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CENSUS RETURNS
1841
Thomas Pyke                  38 years                      Innkeeper
    ?  Pyke                       25                               Wife
Edward Pyke                   1                                Son

1851

1861
Mary Jane Houghton      48 years                     Publican                  b. Liverpool
John Davis                     19                              Son                         b. New Brighton

1871
Cornelius Coward          33 years                     Lic. Vict.                b. Preston
Ellen Coward                 31                              Wife                       b. Rufford
William Coward             59                              Father                    b. Kendal
Jane Coward                 43                              Step-mother           b. Skerton
Minnie Coward              8 months                    Half-sister              b. Preston

1881
James Duckett              28 years                     Lic. Vict.                 b. Preston
Charlotte S. Duckett     25                              Wife                                do
Elizabeth Duckett           7                               Daughter                         do
Emily Duckett                5                               Daughter                         do
Harry Duckett               3                               Son                                 do
Thomas Duckett            2                               Son                                 do
James Duckett               1                               Son                                 do

1891
Herbert Parry              28 years                     Lic. Vict.                  b. Bristol
Elizabeth Parry            30                              Wife                         b. Preston
James E. Parry             5                               Son                                  do
Annie U. Parry            4 months                    Daughter                          do

1901
Joseph Holmes           35 years                     Publican                    b. Preston
Emma Holmes            36                              Wife                                 do

1911
William Banks              2 males and 2 females living here. No further details yet.
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