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Sunday, 17 February 2013

JOLLY TARS, Mount Pleasant Street

JOLLY TARS
16 Mount Pleasant West
or
Mount Pleasant Street
or
Ladywell Street (1861 Census)
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Had previously been called the
"PACKET BOAT"
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In the 1841 Trade Directory, John Heaton was described as the landlord of:
"THE JOLLY TARS AND PACKET BOAT INN"
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The building is believed to have been erected in
about 1798, around the time that the canal was
constructed.

When it closed, it became the offices of Baine's & Co.,
Coal Dealers.
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MINE HOSTS:
1814 - 15                   Henry Wilcock - d. Monday 23rd October 1815, aged 70 years.
1812 - 17                   John Dixon    -  Known at this time as the 'Jolly Sailor'
1817                           Mrs. Jenny Dixon   -   Known at this time as the 'Jolly Sailor' as well
1825 - 41                   John Heaton
1842 - 72                   Thomas Whiteside
1873 - 87                   Mrs. Susannah Whiteside
1888 - 91                   Peter Worden
1891                          Mary Ann Whalley
1892 - 93                   Joseph Eastham
1893 - 1901               Margaret Smedley
1902 - 04                   Mary MacKintosh
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Marling would be transported from the Fylde by canal, and unloaded
in the canal basin closeby. Marl was a type of clay, and its being dug
from the fields created all the marl-pits that we see today.
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 DEATH  On Monday last, Mr. John Dixon,
of Preston, Innkeeper, aged 40 years.
Lancaster Gazette  17th May 1817
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MARRIAGE:  On Tuesday last, Mr. Richard Tyson,
Innkeeper, to Mrs. Jenny Dixon, of the
'Jolly Sailor', both of Preston.
Lancaster Gazette  11th October 1817
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The St. Mary's Street referred to was adjacent to the R.C. Church of the same name,
that was at one time between Friargate and Corporation Street.
 Preston Chronicle  4th March 1837
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A VERY EARLY CRICKET MATCH:-
PRESTON CHRONICLE  28th OCTOBER 1837
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A few notes:
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 Preston Chronicle  29th October 1842
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Preston Chronicle  2nd December 1843
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Preston Chronicle  22nd November 1845
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Note the slightly different name of "Jolly Sailor"
Preston Guardian  4th August 1849
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The Oldest Publican in Preston
Mr. Whiteside, landlord of the JOLLY TARS INN,
Ladywell Street, which house he has kept since 
the Guild of 1942, died on the 9th instant, 
aged 64 years.
Lytham and Kirkham Times  21st February 1872
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Preston Guardian  11th June 1881
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CENSUS RETURNS
1841
John Heaton                   40 years                      Innkeeper
Ellen Heaton                   45                               Wife
Ann Heaton                    15                               Daughter              
Mary Heaton                  14                               Daughter
Ellener Heaton                12                               Daughter
John Heaton                    9                                Son

1851
Thomas Whiteside          43 years                      Innkeeer               b. Ashton
Susannah Whiteside        41                               Wife                     b. Salmesbury
Ellen Whiteside               11                               Daughter / Scholar b. Preston
Catherine Whiteside         8                                Daughter / Scholar         do
Elizabeth Whiteside          3                                Daughter                        do
Margaret Walmsley        27                                Servant                          do
Jane Holden                   13                                Servant                          do

1861
Thomas Whiteside         53 years                       Publican                b. Ashton
Susannah Whiteside       51                                Wife                     b. Salmesbury
Ellen Whiteside              20                                Daughter /            b. Preston
                                                                            Waitress
Catherine Whiteside       16                                Daughter                       do
Elizabeth Whiteside        13                                Daughter                       do
Susannah Dickenson      22                                Servant                b. Churchtown

1871
Thomas Whiteside         63 years                       Innkeeper             b. Ashton
Susannah Whiteside       61                                Wife                     b. Salmesbury
Catherine Whiteside       28                                Daughter              b. Preston
Elizabeth Whiteside        23                                Daughter                       do

1881
Susannah Whiteside       71 years                       Innkeeper             b. Salmesbury
Catherine Whiteside       38                                Daughter              b. Preston

1891
Peter Worden                46 years                       Lic. Vict.              b. Longton
Catherine Worden          46                               Wife                     b. Preston
John Worden                  16                               Son                      b. Penwortham
Elizabeth Ann Worden    13                               Daughter                         do

1901
Margaret Smedley          52 years                      Publican                b. Oldham
Sidney Smedley               4                                Grand-son            b. Preston
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