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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

STATION TAVERN, Butler Street

STATION TAVERN
9 Butler Street
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Referred to on occasion as "HORROCKS'S ARMS"
See the name of the first landlord. 
MINE HOSTS:
1851 - 53              William Horrocks         -   owned by Thomas Dobson.
1856 -  ?               William Walker
1861 - 71              Alice Walker
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Blackburn Standard  25th July 1855
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Preston Chronicle  22nd March 1862
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Preston Chronicle  12th May 1866
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Liverpool Mercury  21st October 1873
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SUDDEN DEATH IN PRESTON
On Friday, an inquest was opened at the Police
Station, Preston, on the body of a labouring man
named Aldridge, who was found dead in bed on the
previous day at the STATION INN beerhouse,
Butler Street, where he was lodging. The inquest
was adjourned to Monday, when the jury returned
a verdict that the deceased was found dead in bed, 
and that death was caused by the rupture of a 
blood vessel.
Lytham and Kirkham Times 27th October 1873
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CENSUS RETURNS
1851
William Horrocks                  53 years                     Lic. Vict.                b. Brough
Mary Horrocks                     42                              Wife                       b. Preston
Agnes Cranshaw                   16                              Daughter                          do
Cathrine Cranshaw                14                              Daughter                          do

1861
Alice Walker                         27 years                    Beerhouse Keeper  b. Westmoreland
Ann Whitehead                     47                              Sister                     b. Loughrigg
John Walker                         14                              Son (of who?)        b. Preston
Sarah Walker                        11                              Daughter                       do
Nathan Walker                      9                                Son                               do
John Walker                          4                                Son                               do
William R. Walker                 1                                Son                               do
Sarah Whitehead                  68                               Mother / Lodger            do

1871
Alice Walker                        38 years                     Beerhouse Keeper  b.Loughrigg, Westmoreland
Sarah Walker                       21                              Daughter                 b. Preston
Nathan Walker                    19                               Son                                 do
John Walker                         15                              Son                                 do
William Walker                     12                              Son                                 do
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