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Thursday, 16 February 2012

GEOFFREY ARMS, Maitland Street

GEOFFREY ARMS
1 Maitland Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1869 - 71              Edmund Walsh  (Welsh)
1871 - 98              Richard Tuson    d. 16.3.1900  aged 73 years
1898 - 99              Robert Barton
1899 - 1900          Benjamin Howard
1900 - 02              Peter Wilcock
1902 - 04              Charlotte Wilcock
1907 - 32              Richard Lee
1936 - 48              James Craven
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In a legal document dated 1868 between the
Rt. Honorable Edward Geoffrey Earl of Derby
(Is this where 'Geoffrey Street' derives?)
to Richard Tuson and his wife, Margaret, the
beerhouse known as the Geoffrey Arms, at
No. 1 Maitland Street, Preston, with entrances
from both Maitland Street & Wilbraham Street,
and also the Brewhouse connected with the
"Geoffrey Arms" situate at No 19 Wilbraham Street.
L.R.O. Ref:  CBP 3/9/10374
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Sorry about the quality of this one!
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At some point the Geoffrey Arms was owned by:
NUTTALL & Co, Blackburn Ltd
Reg'd Office, Lion Brewery, Blackburn.
and before that:
NUTTALL'S BREWERIES LTD
and before that:
WHITTLE SPRING'S BREWERY LTD.
Reg'd Office Whittle Springs, Whittle-le-Woods
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CENSUS RETURNS
1871

1881
Richard Tuson            54 years                     Beerseller                  b. Tarleton
Margaret Tuson          48                             Wife                          b. Preston
Mary Alice Tuson       22                              Daughter                           do
Annie Tuson               18                              Daughter                            do
Eleanor Tuson            17                              Daughter                            do
Grace Tuson              10                               Daughter                           do
William Tuson            13                               Son                                   do

1891
Richard Tuson           64 years                      Lic. Vict.                   b. Preston
Margaret Tuson         59                               Wife                                  do
Anne Tuson               27                               Daughter                            do
William Tuson            23                              Son                                     do
Grace Tuson              20                              Daughter                             do

1901
Peter Wilcock           37 years                      Beerseller                  b. Burnley
Charlotte Wilcock     36                               Wife                          b. Wednesbury, Staffordshire.
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