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Friday, 28 September 2012

HERMON HOTEL, Aqueduct Street

HERMON HOTEL
6 or 7 Elliott Street
14 Aqueduct Street / 7 Elliott Street
later  70 - 72 Aqueduct Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1869                      T. Watson
1871 - 72               David Fenton
1872                      James Birtwell
1872                      Richard Moss
1873                      James Tickle  -  d. 27.11.1873
1877 - 78              Charles Lund  -  d. 19.6.1878   (Charles LAMB,  PC 10.3.1877 is erroneous)
1878 - 81              Dorothy Lund
1882 - 86              Reuben Hand   - Wine Licence issued 1882 to R.H.
1886                     John Patten
1887                     Mary Dobson
1888 - 97             Richard Dobson
1897 - 1901         William Swarbrick
1901 - 04             Thomas Jackson
1924                    George D. Clark
1907 - 17             Christopher Nixon (Nickson)
1926 - 27             John Kelly
1930 - 40             John Hardman
1944 - 48             John Wharton
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Edward Hermon Esq., M.P.
After whom the pub took its name.
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DAVID FENTON
HERMON HOTEL
MOOR PARK
INTENDS TO SUPPLY HIS PATRONS WITH
ARTICLES OF THE BEST QUALITY.
Preston Chronicle  18th March 1971
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STATIONERY AND NEWS BUSINESS FOR SALE
-DAVID FENTON having entered upon the HERMON HOTEL'
Moor Park, wishes to dispose of the above business,
successfully carried on by him for upwards of nine years.
Apply - 126 Lancaster Road, Preston.
Preston Chronicle  18th March 1871
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Fenton only finished working at Hawkin's Mill in
March 1870, so had he had somebody running the
stationery business for him for the previous eight
or nine years?
Preston Chronicle 26th March 1870
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ELIGIBLE INVESTMENT - THE HERMON HOTEL
To be sold by Auction on 19/10/1871
LOT 1.  ALL that newly-erected and spacious INN
or BEERHOUSE, on the north side of Elliott Street
(off Plungington Road), Preston, called
"THE HERMON HOTEL," and the Brewhouse and
buildings thereto belonging, now in the occupation of
David Fenton. Together with the vacant land at the
back, comprising 401 sq. yards.
This beerhouse was built purposely for an inn, is
exceedingly well built, and commodious, and is fitted
up in a most complete and comfortable style. It has
a vault and bar, bar parlour, sitting room, kitchen, 
back kitchen, and pantry on the ground floor, and
six bedrooms and a water closet, and is well cellared.
Preston Chronicle  7th October 1871
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Taken from PNE Football Records Magazine up to the 1906 - 07 Season.
The advert relates to the year 1907.
Magazine provided by Ian Rigby, the Official PNE Historian
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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
1881
Dorothy Lund                  36 years              Lic. Vict.                b. Woodplumpton
Eleanor Lund                    7                        Daughter                b. Lea
Herbert Lund                   3 months             Son                        b. Lytham

1891
Richard Dobson              54 years Wid'r    Beerseller                b. Oldham

1901
Thomas Jackson             46 years              Publican                  b. Preston
Margaret Jackson           44                       Wife                                 do
Nancy ? E. Jackson        24                       Daughter                          do
Martha J. Jackson           22                       Daughter                          do
Agnes Jackson                21                       Daughter                          do

1911
Christopher Nickson       40 years              Beerseller               b. Preston
Mary Ellen Nickson        37                       Wife / Assistant                do
Christopher Nickson        3                        Son                                 do
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