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Thursday, 8 March 2012

QUEEN'S HOTEL, Church Street

QUEEN'S HOTEL
16 Church Street
Caffe, Restaurant and Coffee House.
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Opposite the Parish Church [Minster]
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MINE HOST:
1850 - 51     James Cobb
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REMOVAL
JAMES  COBB
(Proprietor of the Cafe, Restaurant, and Dining Rooms)
Gratefull acknowledges the kind support he had
received from the inhabitants of Preston and the
neighbourhood since he opened his establishment 
opposite the Town Hall.


In order to better accomodate his numerous and
increasing friends, he has REMOVED to the
spacious premises in Church Street, formerly
occupied by Messrs. Claytons and Co., Bankers,
and directly opposite the Parish Church.

AN ORDINARY EVERY DAY, AT ONE O'CLOCK
HOT JOINTS every hour in the day.
Preston Chronicle  2nd February 1850
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Application made for a licence made
by James Cobb, No. 17 Church Street;
Owners: Joseph Bray and Philip Park.
Preston Chronicle  10th August 1850
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First Announcement of
COBB'S QUEEN'S HOTEL
CAFE AND RESTAURANT,
JAMES COBB
Preston Chronicle  2nd November 1850
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Preston Chronicle  1st February 1851
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Preston Chronicle  15th February 1851
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BANKRUPTS IN LANCASHIRE
James COBB, Innkeeper
Solicitor;  Messrs. Blackhurst & Son.
Assignee:  Mr. McKenzie  (Manchester)
Preston Chronicle  31st May 1851
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9th and 10th July 1851
Sale by Auction of all the
Furniture and Stock-in-trade
of James Cobb
Preston Chronicle  5th July 1851
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Mr. James Blackhurst applied to the 
Magistrates to allow the licence granted
to Mr. Cobb, of the Queen's Hotel, Church
Street, to remain in abeyance until Mr. Cobb's
assignees transferred it to some other person.

The Magistrates refused.
Preston Chronicle  30th August 1851
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CENSUS RETURN
1851
James L. Cobb                   32 years                    Innkeeper                      b. Dorchester, Oxfordshire
Sarah Cobb                        29                             Wife                              b. Ardley, Oxfordshire
Arthur C. Cobb                   3                               Son                              b. Liverpool
John W.S.B. Cobb              2                               Son                              b. Preston
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