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Thursday, 16 February 2012

GIBRALTAR INN, New Hall Lane

GIBRALTAR INN
144  (later 82)  New Hall Lane
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MINE HOSTS:
1856 - 69              Richard Ratcliffe          
1871 - 78              William Wignall
1881 - 86              Robert Finch
1887 - 97              Thomas Wignall
1897                      Robert Wilkins
1897 - 1900          Thomas Boyle
1901                     William Dewhurst
1904                     Matthew Walsh
1907                     George Richard Harvey
1909 - 13              Thomas Dalton
1917                     John Halpin 
1924 - 27             Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Meek
1929 -                  George Haycock. d. 11.3.1929
1929 - 32           Mary E. Haydock  Mary Elizabeth Meek, above  had married George H.
1936                     Charles Parratt
1940 - 44             Thomas Sumner
1948                     Lillian Brindle
Mid-1960s           William Fairhurst - see photo below.
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Taken from the 1909 edition of Preston North End's Record Book.
Supplied by Ian Rigby, the Official PNE Historian.

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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Richard Radcliffe               53 years                 Beerhouse Keeper               b. Tockholes
Ellen Radcliffe                   59                          Wife                                     b. Wheelton
Jeffrey Blacklidge              13                          Nephew                               b. Preston
Robert Blacklidge             55                           Lodger                                 b. Brindle

1871
William Wignall                53 years                  Beerseller                             b. Longton
Ellen Wignall                    47                           Wife                                     b. Wharles
Ellen Wignall                    15                           Daughter                              b. Preston
Thomas Wignall               10                            Son                                              do

1881

1891

1901
William Dewhurst            48 years                   Publican                              b. Preston
Mary Dewhurst               49                            Wife                                    b. Warton
Alice Dewhurst                20                            Daughter                                     do
Margaret Dewhurst          18                            Daughter                                     do
Winifred Dewhurst           16                            Daughter                                     do
Hannah Dewhurst             15                            Daughter                                    do
Elizabeth Ellen Dewhurst   11                           Daughter                                     do
John Dewhurst                   9                             Son                                            do
Lucy Dewhurst                  5                             Daughter                                     do
Gertrude Dewhurst            1                             Daughter                                    do
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Apparently the man, top left, wearing spectacles, was the landlord at the time, Bill Fairhurst. He took the pub over from his grand-parents.
With thanks to Bill Fairhurst 's niece for this info!



1 comment:

  1. That’s my uncle Bill Fairhurst top left with the glasses on he took the Gibraltar over from my Grandma and Grandad Fairhurst

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