ROYAL OAK INN
11 Adelphi Street
1853 William Thompson
1869 James Ashby
1869 M. Whittle
1870 Mary Turner - see 1871 also.
1871 Robert McCann
1871 Mary Turner - According to Preston Guardian 4.2.1871, Turner transferred to Higgins.
1871 John Higgins
1876 Ellis Rigby
1876 - 77 Mrs. Hannah (Ann) Alston
1877 Alice Norris
1877 Richard Wadsworth
1877 Michael Quinlevin
1878 James Simpson
1878 - 79 Christopher Keley (Foley)
1879 Mary Ann Wrigley (Rigby)
1881 - 87 Frances Coward
1887 - 89 William Hawkins (Hopkins)
1889 Sarah Wynn
1889 - 97 Thomas Billington
1897 - 98 William Hopkins
1898 - 1900 Thomas Dean
1900 Robert Grime
1900 - 01 John Foster Clegg
1901 - 02 Theresa Aspin
1902 David Nightingale
1904 Charles Sweeting
1905 John Lund
1907 James Cowell
1909 ? Owned by Albion (Burton on Trent) Brewery.
ACCORDING TO the Licensing Court records, on 14th July 1902,
JANE HOTHERSALL was refused the licence she applied for.
The reason is not known.
James Ashby, landlord of the Royal Oak Inn,
Adelphi Street, Rachel Fletcher, and Martha
Marshall, were charged by Elizabeth Sherburn
with assaulting her on Tuesday last.
The complainant had been acting as nurse to Ashby's
mother, and about 10 o'clock on the morning in
question, Ashby went home with the two other
defendants, and shortly afterwards the assault
The case was reamanded until Monday in
order to apprehend Ashby.
Preston Chronicle 20th February 1869
Taken from PNE Football Records Magazine up to the 1906 - 07 Season.
The advert relates to the year 1907.
Magazine provided by Ian Rigby, the Official PNE Historian
Robert McCann 34 years Beerhouse keeper b. Walton-le-dale
Mary McCann 33 Wife b. Preston
John McCann 2 Son b. Walton-le-dale
Frances Coward 60 years Beerhouse Keeper b. Great Plumpton
Elizabeth Coward 39 Daughter b. Preston
Thomas Billington 54 years Painter & Publican b. Preston
Betsy Billington 54 Wife do
John Foster Clegg 48 years - widower. Tavern Keeper b. Morley, Yorkshire