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Thursday, 20 December 2012

PRINCE ARTHUR INN, Avenham Lane

PRINCE ARTHUR INN (HOTEL)
1 or 2  (later 94)  Avenham Lane
1 & 2 Hudson Street  / 94 Avenham Lane.
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MINE HOSTS:
1842 - 67                James Dougal(l)  It was said in his obituary - see below- that he'd lived here for 20 years. He was  actually here for 25 years at least.    Mary, his wife, died 19th January 1867, aged 50 years.  Josiah Clair owned the property 21st July 1855.
1867                        R. Lofthouse
1869 - 81                Joseph Lofthouse
1882 - 87                Frederick William Dickinson
1887 - 89                William Clitheroe
1890 - 91                Ellen Clitheroe
1891                       Christopher Charnley      d.
1892                       Hannah Charnley 
1892 - 1905            Robert Butler
1907 - 11                Isaac Frederick Clark
1913 - 17                William Henry Wray
1924 -                      Mrs. Angelina Bickle
1932 - 44                Mary A. Metcalfe
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Preston Chronicle  8th July 1854
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 Preston Chronicle  30th October 1858
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Preston Chronicle  27th November 1858
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 Preston Chronicle  18th June 1859
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 Preston Chronicle  3rd December 1859
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Preston Chronicle  25th February 1860
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Preston Chronicle  28th April 1860
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Preston Chronicle  22nd December 1860
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Preston Chronicle  5th January 1861
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 Preston Chronicle  20th December 1862
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Preston Chronicle  5th March 1863
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DEMISE OF A FORMER MEMBER
OF THE FIRE BRIGADE -
James Dougal, last of 82, Hudson Street, Preston,
died on Sunday 9th January, at the age of 77 years.
He was a native of Preston, born in Crown Street.
He attended Parish Church School in Avenham Lane,
where the children were taught to write in sand spread
on their desk, a piece of stick serving as a pencil.

He was the first landlord of the Prince Arthur Hotel,
and lived there for 23 years. He had also been a 
members of the local Fire Brigade for 20 years.

He had been a widower for 25 years, and had
since lived with his daughter.
Preston Chronicle  16th January 1892
Below is the complete obituary:
Preston Chronicle  16th January 1892
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CENSUS RETURNS
1851
James Dougal                     36 years          Aerated Beer Manufacturer    b. Preston
Mary Dougal                      34                             Wife / Milliner              b. Kendal
John R. Dougal                   11                             Son / Scholar               b. Preston
Mary Jane Dougal               9                          Daughter / Scholar                    do
Thomas Dougal                   4                               Son / Scholar                       do

1861
James Dougal                    47 years                     Innkeeper                     b. Preston
Mary Dougal                     45                              Wife                             b. Kendal   d. 19.1.1867
John Robinson Dougal       21                              Son                              b. Preston
Mary Jane Dougal             19                               Daughter                               do     d. 8.7.1866 age 24.
Thomas Dougal                 14                               Son                                       do
Elizabeth Ann Dougal          5                               Daughter                               do
Sarah Ann Dougal               2                               Daughter                               do
Mary Robinson                 65                               Mother-in-law             b. Glasgow

1871
Joseph Lofhouse              46 years                       Innkeeper                    b. Lancaster
Elizabeth Lofthouse          47                                Wife                                      do
Edward Lofthouse            17                                Son                             b. Preston
Margaret A. Lofthouse     15                                Daughter                              do
Elizabeth Lofthouse          24                                Daughter                              do
Sarah A. Lofthouse          13                                Daughter                              do
Eleanor Lofthouse             11                               Daughter                              do

1881
Joseph Lofthouse             56 years                       Innkeeper                     b. Lancaster
Elizabeth Lofthouse          57                                Wife                                        do
Edward Lofthouse            27                                Son                             b. Preston
Margaret Lofthouse          25                                Daughter                               do
Sarah A. Lofthouse          23                                 Daughter                               do
Eleanor Lofthouse            21                                 Daughter                               do

1891
Ellen Clitheroe                 50 years                        Lic. Vict.                     b. Preston
Mary E. Clitheroe            24                                 Daughter                              do
Roger Clitheroe               20                                 Son                                      do

1901
Robert Butler                   52 years                        Publican                      b. Freckleton
Ann Butler                       56                                 Wife                            b. Walton-le-dale
John E. Butler                  20                                  Son                            b. Preston
Gertrude B. Butler           18                                  Daughter                             do

1911
Isaac Frederick Clark     68 years                         Publican                      b. Preston
Sarah Clark                    66                                  Wife                                    do
Florence Clark               27                                   Daughter                             do
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