OLD BRITANNIA TAVERN
|Lancs. Evening Post 2007|
See the letter (below) correcting the caption here.
|Not a good picture, but it does show where it|
was situated, almost across from the
"Dog and Partridge Inn"
1807 - 18 John Lill - after whom Lill's Court was named. See top photograph.
1825 - 34 John Seed - Mrs. Seed d. 26.7.1826, aged 34 years.
Remarried on 22.4.1834. See below.
1841 Mrs T. Hardman
1841 - 54 George Seed
1857 - 73 James Isherwood
1874 - 75 Thomas Bennett
1875 - 77 William Calderbank
1881 - 92 Henry Halstead - wide, Ellen, d. 7.3.1884 aged 41 years.
1892 - 97 William Wardley
1897 - 1904 John Bond
1907 William Smith
1910 - 11 Robert Carter
1913 Joseph Mashiter - (Masheter)
1917 - 19 James Leo Worswick d. September 1919
1919 - 33 Mrs. Jane Gertrude Worswick. d. 6. 6. 1933
1936 - 40 Richard Turner
1944 - 48 Tom Standing (Given as 'Standring' in 1948)
1952 - 57 Richard J. Sullivan
DEATH: On Thursday se'enight, Mrs. Lill,
wife of Mr. Lill of the Britannia Tavern in
Lancaster Gazette 19th January 1811
Preston Chronicle 15th January 1831
MARRIAGE: On Tuesday last, at the Parish
Church, by the Rev. R. Carus Wilson, A.M. vicar,
Mr. James Seed, of the Britannia Tavern, to
Miss Francis Lowe, both of this town.
Preston Chronicle. 26th April 1834
Preston Chronicle 13th March 1858
It isn't known whether Thomas Lill was related to
John Lill, who was at the 'Old Britannia'.
I think it fairly safe to assume that he was.
Preston Illustrated Times 18th July 1874
George Seed 50 years Publican
George Seed 42 years Innkeeper b. Preston
Susanna Seed 32 Wife b. Burnley
George Seed 21 Son b. Preston
Susanna Seed 5 Daughter do
Mary Lillie Seed 2 Daughter do
Easter Ann Seed 2 months Daughter do
James Isherwood 38 years Innkeeper b. Scotland
Sarah Isherwood 52 Wife do
James Isherwood 45 years Lic. Vict. b. Scotland
Sarah Isherwood 49 Sister do
Mary Isherwood 52 Sister do
Elizabeth Seed 20 Domestic Servant b. Preston
Henry Halstead 41 years Lic. Vict. b. Colne
Ellen Halstead 37 Wife b. Preston
William Halstead 21 Son / Brewer do
Alice Halstead 12 Daughter do
John Halstead 10 Son do
James Halstead 7 Son do
Henry Halstead 51 years Lic. Vict. b. Colne
Alice Halstead 53 Wife b. Preston
John Halstead 20 Son do
James Halstead 17 Son do
John Bond 43 years Publican b. Preston
Ann Bond 42 Wife do
George Bond 20 Son do
Thomas Bond 16 Son do
Robert Carter 60 years Publican b. Preston
Susannah Carter 62 Wife b. Claughton
Edmund Carter 34 Son / Labourer / Licensed Vict. b. Preston
Mary Carter 28 Daughter do
Robert Carter 24 Son / Flagger & Slater do
Joseph Carter 23 Son / Cabinet Maker do
William Carter 20 Son / Plumber do