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Friday, 17 February 2012

GORDON STREET TAVERN, Gordon Street

GORDON STREET TAVERN
2 Gordon Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1857                    Thomas Coup(e)
1869                    Agnes Sturzaker
1870 - 71            Joseph Turner
1871 - 74            John Hamer  (Amer - probably misheard in a court case. Preston Chronicle 2.12.1871)
1877 - 80            Benjamin Newton
1880 - 92            John Culshaw
1892                   Thomas Sowerby
1892 - 95            William Connor
1895 - 1900        James Daniel
1900 - 01            John Winder(s)
1901 - 02            Joseph Chapman
1902 - 04            George Langten (Langton)
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Latterly owned by:
Boardman's United Breweries Lyd. &
Cornbrook Brewery Co. Ltd. Ellesmere Street, Hulme.
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Not believed to have traded beyond 1907.
In a legal document was recorded that in 1907, 
"the property formerly known as the Gordon Street Tavern"
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TO BE LET
With immediate possession
THAT  well-established BEER-HOUSE, called
the "GORDON STREET TAVERN," Gordon Street,
Moor Lane, Preston.
Further particulars may be had on the premises.
Preston Chronicle  22nd March 1856
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TO BE LET
TWO BEERHOUSES, "Harrison's Hill Tavern"
and "Gordon Street Tavern," without stock.

For particulars apply to THOMAS COUP,
Gordon Street, Moor Lane, Preston.
Preston Chronicle  21st February 1857
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Preston Chronicle  22nd November 1879
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Preston Chronicle  1st May 1880
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Preston Chronicle  10th August 1889
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CENSUS RETURNS
1871
John Hamer                   55 years                    Farm Labourer               b. Bleasdale
Mary Hamer                  54                             Wife                              b. Chipping
Elizabeth Hamer             62                             Sister                                      do
Margaret Hamer             27                             Daughter                       b. Preston
Catherine Hamer            22                             Daughter                                 do
Matthew Hamer             18                              Son                                        do
Ann Hamer                    17                             Daughter                                 do
Margaret J. Hamer         15                             Daughter                                 do

1881 OR 1891 ?
John Culshaw                42 years                    Beerseller                        b. Preston
Jane Culshaw                47                             Wife                                b. Hoghton
Martha Culshaw            16                             Daughter                         b. Preston
Ann Culshaw                 11                            Daughter                                  do

1901
John Winders                55 years                    Beerseller                        b. Preston
Jane Winders                53                             Wife                                        do
John Winders                19                             Son                                         do
Samuel Winders            17                             Son                                         do
Thomas Winders           15                             Son                                         do
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1 comment:

  1. Me again! The above mentioned Benjamin Newton is my great great great grandfather! I also have the newspaper article and its follow up showing the outcome of the trial. By 1881 he was a beerkeeper in Accrington but by 1891 he was back living in Gordon Street but further up at No148!

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