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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

STEAMER HOTEL, Fylde Road / Water Lane

STEAMER HOTEL
95 Fylde Road  /  86 Water Lane
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formerly the "RAWSTHORNE'S ARMS"
This building is a replacement for the 19th century house.
MINE HOSTS:
1867 - 74               James Gould - Wife, Hannah, died March 20th 1878, in Ashton
                                   (Owner)
1878 - 81               George Billington
1881                       Ellis Haworth
1885                       James Turner
1889                       Edward T. Houghton
1891                       James Thompson
1892                       Richard Fazackerley
1895                       Thomas Kilshaw
1901 - 04                Richard Fazackerly
1907 - 13               James Worden
1917                       Joseph Worden  (is this correct - see before and after)
1924 - 32               James Worden
1936                       Roland Baker
1940 - 44               John Hartley
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VALUABLE PUBLIC HOUSE AND PREMISES
IN PRESTON FOR SALE
For sale by auction on 9th September 1874

ALL that well-known and old-established INN or
PUBLIC HOUSE, called the "Steamer Hotel,"
situate on the north side of Fylde Road, Preston,
with the Brewhouse, Shippon, Stabling, Piggeries,
and other appurtenances, now in the occupation
of Mt. James Gould, the owner.

The above Inn is most eligibly situated at the
junction of five cross streets, and in the midst of
a rapidly extending district. With one exception, 
it is the oldest established licensed house within 
a radius of 600 yards, and has, for the past seven 
years been occupied by the owner, who has
carried on a most successful business, and is now
retiring from the trade.

The property is Freehold of Inheritance, and will be 
sold subject to an annual ground rent of £4. 7s. 71/2d
Preston Chronicle 29th August 1874
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Preston Chronicle  9th July 1881
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CENSUS RETURNS
1881
Ellis Haworth                   37 years                     Publican                       b. Penwortham
Nancy Haworth               37                              Wife                                        do
Ellen Haworth                  11                              Daughter                     b. Preston
Thomas Haworth               7                              Son                                     do
Hannah Haworth               1                              Daughter                              do

1891
James Thompson            24 years                     Publican                        b. Bartle
Alice Thompson              21                              Wife                             b. Bamber Bridge

1901
Richard Fazackerly         63 years                     Publiucan                      b. Hesketh Bank
Maria Fazackerly            62                              Wife                             b. Cuerden
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1 comment:

  1. My grandfather was John Higham who owned the Prince Consort in the 1930's. I know he sold that and then moved to The Steamer where I beleive he was owner during WWII.

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