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Sunday, 4 March 2012

OXHEYS HOTEL, Plungington Road

OXHEYS HOTEL
262  (later 26 - 28)  Plungington Road
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The site of the Oxheys Hotel. The photograph was taken from
Aqueduct Street, looking across Plungington Road.
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MINE HOSTS:
1868 - 69                John Hamer
   ----------------closed for 12 months (see press cutting lower down the page)
1870 - 71                John Hamer    - went to the Gordon Street Tavern.
1871 - 77                Joseph Higham
1878                       John Johnson
1878 - 79                Robert Simpson
1879                       William Finch
1881                       Thomas Dewhurst
1882 - 84                John Sharples
1884 - 97                Lawrence Hodgson
1897                       Arthur Solloway
1898 - 99                George Ormerod
1899 - 01                Robert Johnson
1904                       William Houghton
1907 - 13                Mary E. Houghton
1917                       William Towers
1924 -                     John T. Ingram
1926 - 27               Joseph Harrison
1932                       John Mellis
1936                       Thomas Cowburn
1940 - 48               John Sutton
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The OXHEYS HOTEL,  a free beerhouse
in Plungington Road, Preston, was sold
on Wednesday night (18th June) at
Messrs Jones & Sons Saleroom for £1,345
Preston Chronicle  21st June 1890
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CENSUS RETURNS
1871
Joseph Higham                   43 years                     Beerseller                   b. Lancashire
Mary Higham                     48                               Wife                          b. Inglewhite
Robert Higham                   11                              Son                            b. Preston
Joseph Higham                    8                               Son                                    do

1881
Thomas Dewhurst              40 years                     Lic. Vict.                    b. Preston
Ellen Dewhurst                   40                              Wife                          b. Hesketh Bank
Mary Ellen Shute                20                              Daughter                    b. Preston
John Stephen Shute            21                              Son-in-law                 b. Blackburn

1891
Lawrence Hodgson            38 years                     Beerseller                   b. Preston
Dorothy Hodgson              38                              Wife                           b. Walton-le-dale
Mary A. Hodgson              20                              Boarder                     b. Preston

1901

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