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Sunday, 19 February 2012

HARRISON'S HILL TAVERN, Harrison Hill

HARRISON'S HILL TAVERN
Variously as:  10 Corry Street
13 Harrison Hill
12 Harrison Hill
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Photograph taken from CORRY STREET looking towards the junction
with Harrison's Hill.     L.R.O. CBP 4/1/83
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Please ignore the references, top left.
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Date unknown, but probably late 1950's
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MINE HOSTS:
1840 - 41                Henry Longworth
1851 - 57               Thomas Coupe
1861                       James Harrison
1869 - 75                John Gregson
1875 - 78               Henry Halstead
1879                      W. Bradshaw
1879                      James Hesketh
1881 - 83               Henry Hoyle
1883 - 89               Thomas Gaskell
1889                       Henry Cowell
1889 - 90               Esther Derbyshire
1890                      Margaret Ward
1890                      James Lambert
1890 - 93              Sarah Sutcliffe
1893 - 94              James H. Byrne
1894                      William Stothert
1895                      George Hargreaves
1896                      Thomas Hopkins
1898                      William Dilworth
1898                      John Kenny
1901                      William Smalley
1904 - 07               Alice Hobson
1909 - 10               James May  - Albion (Burton-on-Trent) Brewery.
1913                      James Holden
1917 - 30              Thomas Butler
1932    Miles McKenna - owned by Miles and his wife, Catherine when property sold 14.10.1936.
1935 - 36              Mary Wilkinson
1940                      Thomas Murray
1944 -                    George Cooper
1948                      Harry Payne
     ?                       James Hetherington  - there at the time of its closure.
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On the 5th June, Henry Longworth, a retail brewer,
residing in Corry Street, was charged with permitting
drunkenness in his house on Saturday evening last.
The charge being fully proved, the defendant was
fined in the penalty of 40s plus costs.
Preston Chronicle 6th June 1840
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ON SALE
A 25 load BREWING BOILER, nearly new -

Apply to Thomas Coupe, "Harrison's Hill Tavern."
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TO BE LET - "GORDON STREET TAVERN"
and "HARRISON'S HILL TAVERN" -
Apply as above.
Preston Chronicle 1st August 1857
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Preston Guardian  23rd July 1859
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Preston Herald  13th February 1875
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TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE TREATY
That old-established BEERHOUSE, called the HARRISON
HILL TAVERN,situate in Harrison Hill and Corry Street;
freehold and free from brewery.
ALSO the COTTAGE and SHOP-adjoining, No's 11 and 12
Harrison Hill, together or separate.
Apply to John Gaskell, Oddfellows Arms, Park Road, Preston.
Preston Chronicle  1st December 1877
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SALE BY AUCTION
On 28th December 1877

LOT 1    THAT old-established corner BEERHOUSE, 
called the "HARRISON HILL TAVERN," with the
Brewhouse and other buildings thereto belonging,
situate in Harrison Hill and Corry Street, bottom of 
Crown Street, now in the occupation of Henry Halstead.
Preston Chronicle  22nd Decmeber 1877
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Preston Guardian  13th July 1878
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Preston Herald  29th March 1890
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Preston Guardian  17th May 1879
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Preston Guardian  2nd August 1890
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And a fuller report:- 
 Preston Herald  30th July 1890 
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 Preston Herald  1st April 1891
 Preston Herald  21st April 1909
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CENSUS RETURNS
1841
Henry Longworth                    40 years                  Beershop Keeper 
Margaret Longworth               40                           Wife 
Jane Longworth                      18                           Daughter
Peter Longworth                     15                           Son
Joseph Longworth                   11                           Son

1851

1861
James Harrison                       31 years                  Beerseller                 b. Coppull
Eliza Harrison                         34                           Wife                         b. Clayton

1871
John Gregson                         37 years                  Publican                    b. Preston
Elizabeth Gregson                  37                            Wife                                 do
Mary Gregson                       10                            Daughter                           do
Thomas Gregson                     3                            Son                                   do
Margaret Longworth               2                            Daughter                           do
George Gregson                     9 months                 Son                                  do

1881
Henry Hoyle                         38 years                   Beerseller                 b. Preston
Jane Hoyle                            40                            Wife                        b. Warton
Thomas Hoyle                      10                            Son                          b. Preston
Agnes A. Hoyle                    8                              Daughter                           do
Agnes McGough                  75                            Mother-in-law          b. Dalton

1891
Sarah Sutcliffe                      56 years                   Beerseller                 b. Preston

1901
William Smalley                   60 years                   Publican                   b. Preston
Ann Smalley                        62                            Wife                                 do
Alice Smalley                      34                             Daughter                          do
Mary J. Smalley                  27                             Daughter                 b. Barrow
Elizabeth Smalley                22                             Daughter                 b. Preston
William Smalley                   8                              Grand-son                        do
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