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Saturday, 12 January 2013

NORTH UNION RAILWAY HOTEL, Butler Street

NORTH UNION (RAILWAY) HOTEL,
a.k.a. RAILWAY TAVERN
57 - 58 Fishergate
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MINE HOSTS:
1837                        Mr. Machell
1840 - 53                John Savage   d. 18.5.1853 aged 51 years
1853                        Susannah Savage
1854                        Amrose Crook
1854                        John Spibey   d. 25.7.1854 aged 35 years.
1854 - 55                 Mrs. Jane Spibey   d. 25.4.1855 aged 29 years.
1856 - 61                 Mary Gerrard
(1861                        John Howarth)  I have a note that says the licence passed from Gerrard to Porter c. 24.8.1861
1861 - 66.                Mark Porter
1866 - 67                 Ann Spencer
1867 - 71                 Richard Bibby
1871 - 77                 Robert Hoskin(g)   - Hosking is correct.

Demolished in 1876 - 77.
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Preston Chronicle  9th September 1837
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Preston Chronicle  9th May 1840
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Lot 8
Preston Chronicle  30th May 1840

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MARRIAGE:  On the 24th October 1843, in
Preston.  John Savage, innkeeper, to Miss
Susannah Edwards, both of Preston.
Preston Chronicle  28th October 1843
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MARRIAGE - On Tuesday 15th July, at
Preston Parish Church, Mr. John Spibey,
Innkeeper, to Jane, fifth daughter of Mr.
John Stewart, of this town, formerly of
Dolphinholme.
Preston Chronicle 19th July 1851
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Preston Chronicle  28th February 1852
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DEATH:  On the 13th May 1853, aged 51 years,
Mr. John Savage of the Railway Tavern, Fishergate.
Preston Chronicle 21st May 1853
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Note the same date on the death notice above. 
I wonder if this was a contributory factor in Mr. Savage's death?
Preston Chronicle  21st May 1853
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NORTH UNION RAILWAY TAVERN
REMOVAL
Mr. JOHN SPIBEY begs to inform his friends and
the public in general  that he has REMOVED from 
the Old Cock Inn, Church Street, to the NORTH
UNION RAILWAY TAVERN, corner of Butler Street, 
Fishergate, where he hopes by strict attention to his
customers, and keeping none but the best of Wines 
and Spirits, to obtain a share of public patronage.

Chops, Snacks, and Steaks at the shortest notice.
Wel-aired Beds
Preston Chronicle 27th May 1854
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DEATH - On Tuesday last, aged 35 years,
Mr. John Spibey, Railway Tavern,
Fishergate, deeply regretted by a large
circle of friends.
Preston Chronicle 29th July 1854
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Preston Guardian  18th October 1856
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Preston Chronicle  28th August 1858
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Preston Chronicle  4th May 1861
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Preston Chronicle  6th October 1862
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Preston Chronicle  20th December 1862
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HERE AGAIN
JIM CON!       JIM CON!      JIM CON!
Thunders of applause nightly greet this Genuine Bark, at the
NORTH UNION CONCERT HALL, PRESTON
Bow wow! that's a way.
At liberty 25th April.
                   The Era  3rd April 1864
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IMMENSE SUCCESS OF THE NEW PATENT GHOST
MESSRS. HICKS and BROWN, the renowned Negro Artistes, 
Burleaque Comedians, Vocalists, Instrumentalists, and Step
Dancers, are now performing with tremendous success at the
ROYAL NORTH UNION HOTEL, PRESTON (Second engagement),
where they nightly cause roars of laughter with their side-splitting
Burlesques (written expressly for them), New and Original
Walk Rounds (copyright), Sensation Songs, Dances, Anecdotes, &c.
"Who stole my Soap?"
Era  1st May 1864

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A DRUNK AND DISORDERLY COMPANY
On Saturday 6th August, Mark Porter, landlord of the
NORTH UNION HOTEL and CONCERT ROOM, 
in Butler Street, was fined £2 with costs, in all £2. 9s 6d
for having a drunk and disorderly company in his house
on the previous Thursday morning.
Preston Chronicle  13th August 1864
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To Wine and Spirit Merchants, Hotel Proprietors and others.
TO BE LET
The ROYAL NORTH UNION CONCERT HALL, and COMMERCIAL
HOTEL, PRESTON.
The above premises are situate convenient to the busy Railway Station,
and admirably adapted for the Wholesale Trade, independent of the Hotel
and Concert Hall.  N.B. The premises will either be let on a long lease, or
from year to year, at the option of the tenant. Population nearly 100,000
inhabitants.
For further particulars, apply, or address, on the premises,
 MARK PORTER, Proprietor.
ERA  16th April 1865.
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Preston Chronicle  7th July 1866
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Preston Chronicle  8th September 1866
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Preston Chronicle  23rd February 1867
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EXCURSIONS! EXCURSIONS!!
EXCURSIONS!!!
The finest and Best WINES and SPIRITS
may be had at
R. BIBBY'S, NORTH UNION HOTEL,
BUTLER STREET
EXCURSION BOTTLES AT WHOLESALE PRICES.
Preston Chronicle  4th June 1870
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 Preston Chronicle  14th January 1871
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Preston Chronicle  23rd November 1872
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Preston Chronicle  15th November 1873
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Preston Chronicle  21st March 1874
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Preston Chronicle  25th April 1874
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Preston Chronicle  22nd December 1877
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CENSUS RETURNS
1841
John Savage                         38 years                      Publican
Mary Savage                        31                               Wife

1851
John Savage                         48 years                      Innkeeper                   b. Lancaster
Susannah Savage                  39                               Wife                           b. Gloucestershire
John L. Savage                      6                                 Son                           b. Preston

1861
John Howarth                       45 years                      Ropemaker &            b. Preston
                                                                         Temperance Hotel Keeper
Elizabeth Howarth                 45                               Wife                          b. Broughton
Mary Rich                             76                               Aunt                                     do
                     Not sure where this fits in - note Temperance Hotel Keeper.

1861
Mary Gerrard                         60 years                     Innkeeper                  b. Lancashire
Thomas Gerrard                     26                              Son                                       do
Alice Gerrard                          23                             Daughter                               do
William Gerrard                      21                              Son                                       do
John Gerrard                          20                              Son                                       do

1871
Richard Bibby                        45 years                     Innkeeper                  b. Bamber Bridge
Ann Bibby                              45                              Wife                          b. Salmesbury
Jane Bibby                              21                              Daughter                   b. Preston
Philomena Bibby                      6                               Daughter                            do
Bertha Bibby                           8 months                    Daughter                            do
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