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Thursday, 16 February 2012

GLOBE, New Street

New Street
Thought to be a play on the word 'ball'
The left hand end of New Street was where the Cenotaph now is, and the length of
New Street ran through the old Post Office building towards the Fish Market.
Just a tiny, narrow street, but with three pubs in it!
1834       Mr. Riley
Preston Chronicle  18th January 1834

There was some corroboration for this in the 
Preston Chronicle 28th May 1838, when there
was a further reference to Mr. Riley, but on 
this occasion calling the pub the, "Golden Ball."

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