| passage by the side of the 'Mitre' is the Strait Shambles.|
This is copied from the 1684 Map of Preston in the L.R.O.
1684 Henry Turnley
1724 According to a legal document in the L.R.O., a Mr. Richard Wilkinson was in
possession of the Mitre Inn in this year. The document related to properties
neighbouring the Inn. (LRO Ref: CBP 6552)
1732 Widow Myers - Owners: Henry Cowburne and David Brown (equally)
Bellingham Diaries: February 2nd 1689 - "First at Ratcliffe's then Tirlaghs"
Larence Rawsthorne Diaries: May 14th 1687 - "Tirlers and Will Atkinsons"
ditto June 18th, 1687 - "At Preston and Talbot, and White Bull and Tirlers"
Section of an article which was looking at some Market Place buildings:
|Preston Chronicle 19th May 1855|
Preston Journal 22nd February 1775