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Sunday, 24 February 2013

RAILWAY HOTEL, Butler Street

RAILWAY HOTEL
5 and 6  Butler Street
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Could have been called the "NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY HOTEL"
prior to being re-built in 1877 - 78.
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MINE HOSTS:
1861                     James Pilkington
1869                     Joseph Hargreaves-applied for a licence in Sept. 1869, but it was received too late.
1870                     Margaret Fallows
1871 - 75             Arthur Thornley
1877 - 81             Joseph Carlisle  -  Hotel knocked down and re-built larger around 1877 - 78)
1881 - 83             Ann Carlisle
1883 - 94             David James Taylor
1894 - 1901         Richard Brown
1901 - 07             David James Taylor (James David Taylor)
1910                    Richard Cuerden 
1913                    Edward Cuerden
1917 - 24            James Edmondson
1932 - 36            Norris George Bevan
1940 - 44            William J. Hindle
1962                   Stanley Moon
Late 60's to 1980's     Otto (Wally) Wallen     (to be refined)
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A. THORNLEY
RAILWAY HOTEL
5 BUTLER STREET, PRESTON.
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Home-Brewed ALE, Tea, Coffee,
Chops, &c., on the Shortest Notice.

Well-aired Beds.
Preston Chronicle  23rd September 1871
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Preston Chronicle  30th January 1875
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An application was made by Joseph Carlisle,
of the North Western Hotel, Butler Street, for
confirmation of his licence.

The house, he said, would be much needed
during the progress of the new station.

Plans of the house were produced.
Preston Chronicle 29th September 1877
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JOSEPH CARLISLE
RAILWAY HOTEL, BUTLER STREET, PRESTON.
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Joseph Carlisle begs to inform his many customers and
friends that he has got a licence for the sale of WINES
and SPIRITS at the above Hotel; and, in returning  thanks
for past favours, begs to assure them that the Wines and
Spirits are of the Finest Qualities, and hopes, by strict
attention to business, to merit a share of public patronage.
Preston Chronicle  22nd February 1879
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Preston Chronicle  5th July 1879
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Lancaster Gazette  9th August 1879
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Preston Chronicle  30th August 1879
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Preston Chronicle  26th June 1880
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Preston Chronicle  25th February 1882
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TO BE LET, THE RAILWAY HOTEL
Butler Street, Preston.
In close proximity to the Railway Stations and
Tram Routes; and has been constructed for the
carrying on of a large commercial and general
licensed victualling business;
it contains 15 Bedrooms, superior household
accommodation, large Club and Sitting Rooms,
three large Bar-parlours and Smoke Room,
with commodious bar and vaults, and well-
cellared throughout;
Immediate possession.
Apply to Matthew Brown & Co. Ltd., Preston.
Preston Chronicle  30th June 1883
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Preston Chronicle  16th February 1884
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Lancashire Evening Post  24th October 1889
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Preston Chronicle  27th December 1890
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 Preston Chronicle  27th December 1890
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Preston Herald  8th June 1962
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
James Pilkington                 72 years                  Beerhouse Keeper             b. Chorley
Mary Pilkington                  65                            Wife                                         do
Alice Gray                          62                           Sister-in-law                              do

1871
Arthur Thornley                 30 years                   Beerhouse Keeper            b. Preston
Agnes Thornley                 40                            Wife                                 b. Forton

1881
Ann Carlisle                      42 years                   Lic. Vict.                           b. Hesketh Bank
Alice Carlisle                     9                             Daughter                            b. Preston
Elizabeth Carlisle               7                              Daughter                                    do

1891
David J. Taylor                 36 years                   Pub Manager                    b. Preston
Caroline Taylor                 34                            Wife                                         do
Ada Annie Taylor              9                              Daughter                                  do
Gertrude Taylor                7                               Daughter                                  do
Florence M. Taylor           5                              Daughter                                  do
David William Taylor        2 months                   Son                                          do

1901
Richard Brown                  37 years                  Publican                           b. Preston
Mary Ann Seymour           47                           Housekeeper                    b. Ireland
Isabella Condon ?             41                           Domestic Servant              b. Preston

1911
Edward Cuerden              52 years                   Lic. Vict.                          b. Leyland
Ellen Cuerden                   51                            Wife                                b. Longton
James Edmondson            29                  Son-in-law / Hotel Waiter          b. Preston
Margaret Edmondson       29                            Daughter                          b. Leyland
Edward Cuerden Edmondson  6                       Grandson                         b. Preston
William Cuerden Edmodson    3 months            Grandson                                  do             
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4 comments:

  1. late 60,s, early 70,s. landlord was wally wallen. pub was used by railwaymen. wally played double bass in a band in the pub on friday/saturday nights.

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  2. Hello Bashful,

    Don't be !!

    Thanks very much for this 'modern' material. I'll check what dates Wally was there now that I've got an estimate.

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  3. otto "wally" wallen was my grandad - he left the pub in the 80's

    mikaela (wallen ) anderton

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    1. My late father in law Bill Clayton used to play the organ in the Railway for many years and his ex wife Val used to sing and a guy called Terry Ford.

      Joan :-)

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