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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

STEPHENSON'S ARMS, Butler Street

STEVENSON'S (STEPHENSON'S) ARMS
7 Butler Street
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Among the row of properties on the west of Butler Street
that were sacrificed to provide the room to widen the railway,
in the mid 1870's
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MINE HOSTS:
1851                     George Stevenson
1851                     William Holiday  (Holliday)
1853 - 71              Edward Bannister   - 1858, property owned by James Shepherd.
1874 - 75    Demolished
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TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION
At the Theatre Tavern on 29th December 1851
LOT 1    All that convenient and well-accustomed BEERHOUSE, 
ALE, and PORTER VAULTS, called the "STEVENSON'S ARMS"
adjoining the North Union Railway Station in Butler Street, Preston,
in the occupation of William Holiday, together with the Plot of Land
behind, extending to the Railway Tunnel, and the building thereon,
formerly used as a School, containing in all 221 sq. yards or thereabouts.
Preston Chronicle 20th December 1851
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Preston Chronicle 15th May 1858
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LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY
If the MAN who made application to EDWARD
BANNISTER, Beerhouse Keeper, Butler Street,
Preston, late on the night of Sunday 6th October,
last, (the Sunday night after the opening of the
Town Hall, Preston) for, and obtained a cup of
water for a woman, who he said had broken her leg 
there, will call upon or forward his name and address
immedately to Mr. Cartmel, the L. & Y. Railway 
Company's Station Master at Preston, or to
Messrs. T.A. and J. GRUNDY, & Co., the Company's
Solicitors, 104 King Street, Manchester, he will be
rewarded.
BY ORDER
Superintendent's Office, Manchester    16.4.1868
Preston Chronicle 18th April 1868
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DEATH:  On Monday 26th January 1880,
at the Boar's Head, Barton, Edward Banister,
formerly of Butler Street, Preston.
Preston Chronicle   31st January 1880
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CENSUS RETURNS
1851
William Holiday                       48 years                       Innkeeper                        b. Liverpool
Mary Holiday                          42                                 Wife                               b. Hull
William Holiday                       13                                 Son                                b. Preston
Sarah J. Holiday                      8                                   Daughter                                 do

1861
Edward Bannister                    36 years                       Beerhouse Keeper           b. Leyland
Mary Bannister                        40                               Wife                                         do
Thomas Bannister                    12                                Son                                 b. Farrington
William Bannister                     10                                Son                                           do
Edward Bannister                     8                                 Son                                  b. Preston
Mary Bannister                         5                                 Daughter                                    do
Richard Bannister                     4                                  Son                                           do
Elizabeth Bannister                    1                                 Daughter                                    do

1871
Edward Bannister                   46 years                        Beerhouse Keeper           b. Leyland
Mary Bannister                       51                                 Wife                                         do
William Bannister                    20                                 Son                                  b. Farrington
Edward Bannister                   18                                  Son                                 b. Preston
Mary Bannister                       16                                  Daughter                                 do
Elizabeth A. Bannister             11                                  Daughter                                 do
Margaret Bannister                  8                                   Daughter                                 do
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