NORTH UNION (RAILWAY) HOTEL,
a.k.a. RAILWAY TAVERN
57 - 58 Fishergate
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.
Preston Chronicle 9th September 1837
Preston Chronicle 9th May 1840
Preston Chronicle 30th May 1840
MARRIAGE: On the 24th October 1843, in
Preston. John Savage, innkeeper, to Miss
Susannah Edwards, both of Preston.
Preston Chronicle 28th October 1843
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
Preston Chronicle 19th July 1851
Preston Chronicle 28th February 1852
DEATH: On the 13th May 1853, aged 51 years,
Mr. John Savage of the Railway Tavern, Fishergate.
Preston Chronicle 21st May 1853
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
NORTH UNION RAILWAY TAVERN
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.
Preston Chronicle 27th May 1854
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
Preston Guardian 18th October 1856
Preston Chronicle 28th August 1858
Preston Chronicle 4th May 1861
Preston Chronicle 6th October 1862
Preston Chronicle 20th December 1862
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
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
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
To Wine and Spirit Merchants, Hotel Proprietors and others.
TO BE LET
The ROYAL NORTH UNION CONCERT HALL, and COMMERCIAL
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
For further particulars, apply, or address, on the premises,
MARK PORTER, Proprietor.
ERA 16th April 1865.
Preston Chronicle 7th July 1866
Preston Chronicle 8th September 1866
Preston Chronicle 23rd February 1867
The finest and Best WINES and SPIRITS
may be had at
R. BIBBY'S, NORTH UNION HOTEL,
EXCURSION BOTTLES AT WHOLESALE PRICES.
Preston Chronicle 4th June 1870
Preston Chronicle 14th January 1871
Preston Chronicle 23rd November 1872
Preston Chronicle 15th November 1873
Preston Chronicle 21st March 1874
Preston Chronicle 25th April 1874
Preston Chronicle 22nd December 1877
John Savage 38 years Publican
Mary Savage 31 Wife
John Savage 48 years Innkeeper b. Lancaster
Susannah Savage 39 Wife b. Gloucestershire
John L. Savage 6 Son b. Preston
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.
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
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