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Monday, 4 March 2013

STANLEY ARMS HOTEL, Lancaster Road

STANLEY ARMS HOTEL
Various as:  Lancaster Street
136 Molyneux Square
196 Lancaster Road
(later 24) Lancaster Road
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Synonymous with the
"KNOWSLEY HOTEL"
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A familiar sight to visitors to both the Guild Hall
and the Harris Museum and Art Gallery
MINE HOSTS:
1853 - 63                Thomas Howarth    - d. 1863
1863 - 65                Elizabeth Howarth
1865 - 66                William Turner
1869                       Elizabeth Armstrong
1871 - 77               James Leigh
1880                       Joseph Pritt - was landlord at the Black Horse in Friargate at the same time.
1880                       Thomas Goulbourne
1881                       R.H. PRITT ?
1880 - 82                Thomas Goulbourne
1883 - 91                Ann Carlisle
1891 - 98                William Walmsley
1898 - 1901            Elizabeth H. Walmsley
1904                       Elizabeth Mills Walmsley   -  same as previous lady.
1907 - 11                Frederick Halliday
1913 - 19                Samuel H. Heath
1923                       James Rainford  (see interesting detail below the Census returns)
1932                       John Butterworth
1936                       Harold Hodgson
1940                       James Barnes
1941 - 48               Reginald Upston(e)
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Owned by the Earl of Derby.
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Preston Chronicle  17th February 1855
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Lancaster Gazette  12th July 1856
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Lancaster Gazette  16th January 1858
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London Morning Chronicle  22nd April 1859
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Preston Chronicle  22nd October 1859
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Preston Chronicle  7th January 1860
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Preston Chronicle  24th November 1860
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Lancaster Gazette  12th September 1868
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Preston Chronicle  16th July 1870
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Preston Chronicle  21st February 1874
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Preston Chronicle  19th October 1878
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Manchester Times  12th June 1880
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Preston Chronicle  17th July 1880
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Preston Chronicle 24th July 1880
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STANLEY ARMS HOTEL
LANCASTER ROAD
MR. THOMAS GOULBOURN begs to intimate
to his Friends and the Public generally, that he 
has ENTERED upon the above Premises, and
that by keeping a FIRST-CLASS ARTICLE, 
and strict attention to Business, he hopes to
merit a share of their Patronage.

First-class Accomodation for
COMMERCIAL GENTLEMEN & PRIVIATE FAMILIES

GOOD STABLING
Preston Chronicle 14th August 1880
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THE  ERA   26th June 1897
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THE ERA    3rd July 1897
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Taken from the P.N.E. Handbook of the 1898 - 99 Season
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 Sam Heath  1913 - 1917; possibly slightly earlier;
possibly much later as well. Confirmation needed.
It is thought that, in addition to the fox he's taking
for a walk, he also has a parrot on his shoulder!!
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Lancashire Evening Post  25th November 1941
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Thomas Howarth                      47 years                      Lic. Vict.                   b. Leyland
Elizabeth Howarth                    45                                Wife                         b. Shropshire
Catherine Howarth                   11                                Daughter                  b. Preston
John Howarth                            9                                 Son                                  do

1871
James Leigh                             56 years                       Publican                   b. Walton-le-dale
Jane Leigh                                45                               Wife                         b. Accrington
Elizabeth Atkinson                    22                                Step-daughter          b. Preston
Thomas Atkinson                      17                                Step-son                          do

1881
Thomas Goulbourn                  41 years                        Hotel Keeper          b. Haresick ???
Harriett Jane Goulbourn           31                                Wife                        b. Manchester
Anne Goulbourn                      10                                Daughter                 b. Bolton
Bertha Goulbourn                     7                                  Daughter                 b. Preston
Mary Goulbourn                       3                                 Daughter                           do
Thomas Goulbourn                   1                                  Son                                  do

1891
Ann Carlisle                            52 years                        Hotel Keeper          b. Hesketh Bank
Alice Carlisle                           19                                 Daughter                b. Preston
Elizabeth Carlisle                      17                                Daughter                          do

1901
Elizabeth H. Walmsley            52 years - widow.          Innkeeper               b. Blackpool
Jane A. Walmsley                   21                                  Daughter                b. Mill Brook, Cheshire
Lizzie Walmsley                      19                                  Daughter                b. Chorley
Violet J. Walmsley                  17                                  Daughter                b. Preston
Fanny T. Walmsley                 15                                  Daughter                         do
       There were also some circus artistes staying with them.

1911
Frederick Halliday                  44 years                       Publican     b. Penningham, Scotland
Mary Ann Halliday                 40                                  Wife / Landlady      b. Preston
Grace Hardman                      75 widow  /  Mother-in-law                                  do
Alice Whittle                           72                                 Lodger                   b. Ormskirk
Mary Farrell                           23                                 Servant                   b. Glasgow
Jenny Williams                        22                                 Servant                   b. Tipton, Staffs       
Jenny Howarth                       19                                 Servant                   b. Manchester
Frederick J. Halliday                6                                Son / Scholar          b. Longton, Lancs.       
1923 -
James Rainford

Beatrice Rainford
Alice Rainford
Jack Rainford
Issac Rainford
William Rainford
Harry Rainford
Louise Rainford
Edith Rainford
Helen Rainford
Robert Rainford 

NOT A CENSUS RETURN, BUT VERY USEFUL INFORMATION INDEED.
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1 comment:

  1. 1923
    James Rainford

    Beatrice Rainford
    Alice Rainford
    Jack Rainford
    Issac Rainford
    William Rainford
    Harry Rainford
    Louise Rainford
    Edith Rainford
    Helen Rainford
    Robert Rainford

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