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Friday, 2 March 2012

OLD ENGLAND HOTEL, Ribbleton Lane

OLD ENGLAND HOTEL
125  (later 315)  Ribbleton Lane
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MINE HOSTS:
1853 - 55               James Walmsley   -  owned by him also.
1855                      William Walmsley
1858 - 59               Mr. W.R. Dodd
1860                      James Walmsley
1859 - 60               Henry Aspden
1860                      Joseph Wilcock
1861                      Richard Wilcock
1865                      Alice Wilcock
1867                      Richard Sumner
1869                      Joseph Swarbrick
1869              Licence refused to William Swarbrick, but transferred to:-
1869                     Nancy Salter
1873 - 78              John Walsh
1878 - 83              Edmund Lund
1884 - 91              Thomas Kershaw
1891 - 97              William Barnes
1897 - 99              Mary Barnes
1899                     John Iddon
1900 - 01             Joseph Thompson
1901 - 17             Thomas Worthington
1924                     Henry Bagot 
1932 - 44             Thomas Bamber  -  Step-son of Thomas Worthington - see 1911 Census, below.
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OLD ENGLAND INN, RIBBLETON ROAD
JAMES WALMSLEY
WISHES to inform his Friends and the Public
in general, that he has opened the above Inn,
where he intends keeping constantly on hand
a choice selection of HOME BREWED and
other ALES, LONDON and DUBLIN 
PORTER, &C.

Home-brewed Ale Fourpence per quart,
both in and out.
Preston Chronicle 26th March 1853
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OLD ENGLAND INN, RIBBLETON LANE
JAMES WALMSLEY thanks his friends for their
past favours, and begs to inform them that he has
erected a four-stalled Stable, and enclosed a large 
Lock-up Yard, suitable for Conveyances or for
Cattle and Sheep. He has constantly on hand a
choice selection of HOME-BREWED and other
ALES, LONDON and DUBLIN PORTER, &c.

The OLD ENGLAND INN is well situated as a
Baiting House for persons going to or from
Longridge, Chipping, Clitheroe, &c.
Preston Chronicle 20th August 1853
Pers. Comm.  "Baiting" means providing food and rest for people or horses.
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WANTED, 100 loads of CINDERS,
for which 6d per load will be given.
To be delivered at the OLD ENGLAND
INN, Ribbleton Lane,
Preston Chronicle  20th August 1860
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 Preston Guardian  10th April 1869
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Preston Chronicle  19th December 1874
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Richard Wilcock                    58 years                 Innkeeper                     b. Preston
Alice Wilcock                        52                          Wife                                      do
Margaret Wilcock                  18                          Daughter                                do
Richard Wilcock                    16                          Son                                        do
Nathan Wilcock                    14                           Son                                       do
Robert Wilcock                     12                          Son                                       do

1871

1881
Edmund Lund                        29 years                 Publican                       b. Ashton
Alice Lund                             27                          Wife                            b. Grimsargh
John Lund                             15 months               Son                              b. Preston

1891
Thomas Kershaw                  52 years                  Lic. Vict.                     b. Ramsbottom
Mary Kershaw                      44                           Wife                           b. Ribbleton
Margaret Kershaw                13                           Daughter                     b. Preston
Elizabeth Kershaw                 10                           Daughter                              do
Alice Kershaw                        5                            Daughter                              do

1901
Joseph Thompson                 49 years                   Publican                      b. Preston
Eliza Thompson                     46                           Wife                                     do
Walter Thompson                  23                           Son                                      do
James Thompson                   18                           Son                                      do
Frederick Thompson              16                           Son                                      do
Margaret Thompson               11                           Daughter                              do

1911
Thomas Worthington             44 years                   Publican                     b. Ribbleton
Alice Worthington                 51                            Wife                           b. Alston
John Worthington                  12                            Son / Scholar             b. Preston
Thomas Bamber                    27           Step-son / Assiting in business             do
Ellen Bamber                        26       Step-daughter / Assisting in business        do 
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