Variously as - 9 Molyneux Square
8 and 19 Lancaster Road
188 Lancaster Road South
The original Roebuck Hotel was demolished when the Shambles
and Molyneux Square were demolished in around 1853 - 54.
Those two thoroughfares were to the rear of the Harris Museum.
|I would suspect it was earlier than 1905. The pub surrendered its licence in|
early 1902, and it still looks as though it's open in the photograph.
1796 Richard Tovey - Election expenses of £162 4s 8d incurred by Miles Myers
at the Roe Buck. DDK/1683/64
1808 - 29 Robert Greer d. 14.9.1841 aged 78 years. Mrs Greer d. 3.9.1846 aged 74 years. I think this is Mrs. Greer, number 2. See below.
1812 Richard Martin
1834 Mrs. Tuson
1835 Robert Tuson - See death notice below, 1835.
1839 George Parker - also Auctioneer and Appraiser.
1841 Jane Irwin
1842 James Swarbrick - born 1803 at Weeton, a son of William and Jane [Cardwell] Swarbrick. He
married Margaret Bromilly in 1829 at Bolton. The 1841 census has him in
Market Street, Chorley, working as a publican. pp, Dave Swarbrick
1843 T. Charnley
1848 Ellen Davis
1951 - 62 Leonard Rich d. 15.4.1862 aged 47 years.
1862 - 81 Isabella Rich
1882 - 90 Joseph Lofthouse
1890 - 92 Elizabeth Lofthouse
1892 - 1901 Edward Lofthouse
Feb. 11th 1902 Licence surrendered. Edward Lofthouse went to the Derby Arms, Lord Street,
either before or in 1904. That property was next door.
DEATH On Saturday se'enight, Mr. Marshall,
of the Roebuck public house, Preston.
Lancaster Gazette 19th January 1811
Not sure who Mr. Marshall was.
DEATH: On Saturday last, in this town, aged 87 years,
Mrs. Tuson, Grimsargh, mother of Mr. Robert Tuson,
Innkeeper, Roe Buck, Molyneux Square.
Preston Chronicle 15th August 1835
N.B. The notice mentions "that he has taken again"
the Roe Buck.
Preston Chronicle 10th August 1839
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
THAT A DIVIDEND of the Moneys arising from the
Estate and Effects of Mrs. ELLEN DAVIS late of the
Roebuck Inn, Molyneux Square, Preston, will be
declared on Wednesday, the 23rd day of August, inst.,
at 3 o'clcok at the Counting House, of Messrs. Lawrenson
and Co., Wine Merchants, Church Street, where the Deed
of Assignment is now lying for execution by the Creditors.
All Creditors not executing the Deed of Assignment on or
before the said 23rd day of August, will be excluded from
any benefit arising from the same.
Preston Chronicle 19th August 1848
Preston Chronicle 29th April 1876
Preston Chronicle 29th September 1883
Preston Chronicle 2nd August 1884
Jane Irwin 20 years Publican
Leonard Rich 37 years Innkeeper b. Woodplumpton
Isabella Rich 35 Wife b. Cartmell
Agnes Rich 9 Daughter b. Preston
Septimus Burton 20 Brother-in-law b. Cartmell
Leonard Rich 47 years Innkeeper b. Woodplumpton
Isabella Rich 45 Wife b. Cartmel
Agnes Rich 19 Daughter b. Preston
? Rich 6 Daughter do
Henry Rich 3 Son do
Isabella Rich 55 years Publican b. Cartmel
Agnes Rich 29 Daughter b. Preston
Kate Rich 16 Daughter do
Isabella Rich 65 years Lic. Vict. b. Cartmel
Henry Rich 23 Lic. Vict. / Son b. Preston
Elizabeth Lofthouse 70 years Lic. Vict. b. Lancaster
Edward Lofthouse 37 Son b. Preston
Mary Elizabeth Lofthouse 30 Son's Wife b. Wrexham
Edward Lofthouse 47 years Lic. Vict. b. Preston
Mary E. Lofthouse 40 Wife b. Wrexham
Elizabeth Lofthouse 9 Daughter b. Preston
Jessie M.J. Lofthouse 5 Daughter do
Alice V.M.M. Lofthouse 3 Daughter do