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Saturday, 25 February 2012

MARKET HOTEL, 53 Tithebarn Street

MARKET HOTEL
53 Tithebarn Street - formerly St. John Street
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formerly the "HORSE AND FARRIER"
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The following photograph comes courtesy of Barney Smith's Preston Flickr site:
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MINE HOSTS:
1857 - 61             John Singleton    d. 31.3.1861 - see article dated 15.6.1861 below.
1861                    Agnes Singleton    d. 16.4.1861 aged 48 years.
1861                    Richard Singleton
1861 - 69             George Woods
1869 - 71             John Clarkson
1873 - 97             James Croasdale
1897 - 1900         William Sawyer
1901 - 05             Albert Edward Woods
1907 - 13             Henry Snape
1917                    Lawrence Richmond
1924                    Thomas Martin                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
1932 - 40            John and Doris Ashworth
1944 - 48           Doris Ashworth
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Preston Chronicle  2nd October 1858
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Preston Chronicle  15th June 1861
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SALE BY AUCTION
LOT 6.  The Full-licensed FREEHOLD INN, or
PUBLIC HOUSE, known as the "MARKET HOTEL,"
Tithebarn Street, with the six-stalled Stable, Brewhouse, 
and appurtenances, now occupied by Mr. James Croasdale,
adjoining the Corporation Pig Market, near to the Gaiety
Theatre and the Central Covered Market.
Preston Chronicle 25th August 1883
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 Preston Chronicle  9th February 1889
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Preston Chronicle  4th May 1889
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Preston Chronicle  5th April 1890
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Preston Chronicle  4th October 1890
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 Lancashire Evening Post  4th January 1918
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Lancashire Evening Post  4th August 1943
The Misses Johnson that the notice refers to were Molly, Dorothy, Vera and Irene, at the famous pie shop (and parched peas) next door to the Market Inn. Mr. T. Johnson was Sergeant Tommy Johnson of the Preston Borough Police Force, and brother of Molly. 
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Agness Singleton              43 years - widow   Innkeeper                    b. Brindle
Bridget Kinane                 35                          Servant                        b. Ireland

1871
John Clarkson                  34 years                 Innkeeper                    b. Myerscough
Ann Clarkson                   32                          Wife                            b. Claughton
Mary Jane Clarkson          6                            Daughter                     b. Cuerden
John Francis Clarkson       4                            Son                                      do
Thomas Henry Clarkson    2                            Son                                      do

1881 or 1891
James Croasdale             49 years                   Lic. Vict.                     b. Thornley nr. Chipping
Ellen Croasdale               42                            Wife                                        do
Anne Alice Croasdale       9                             Daughter                     b. Preston

1901
Albert E. Woods             36 years                   Publican                      b. Preston
Mary E. Woods              34                            Wife                                     do
Millie Woods                   16                            Daughter                              do
Fred Woods                    13                            Son                                      do
Albert E. Woods              11                            Son                                      do
Clara Woods                   10                            Daughter                              do
Violet Woods                   2                             Daughter                              do
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