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Monday, 6 February 2017

THREE CROWNS, Canal Street

37 Canal Street (now Kendal Street)
Later 37, Kendal Street (1904)
22 Kendal Street (1907)
1841                        Robert Jackson  (Jenkinson?)
1845                        Robert Gillgrass     -  owned by Hugh Becconsall.
1851                        Margery Leeming
1853                        Mary Wraigg
1861                        Agnes Jackson
1867                        Robert Dixon      d. 22.7.1867 aged 66 years.
1869                        James Bradley
1870 - 71                Miles Whittle
1871                        Ellen Gardner (Garner) - 23.4.1871, fined £5 + costs for breaching the Sunday Act.
                                                       Recorded on her licence.  A huge fine.
1877                        William Barnes
1877                        Patrick Hare
1882                        Henry Astley
1883 - 86                Michael Collins
1886 - 87                John Gildert
1887 - 89                John Brimley
1889                        William Pendlebury
1889 - 98                Thomas Jenkinson
1898 - 1901            John James Robinson  
1901 - 05                Richard McKinley - born in Newry co. Down and came to Preston about 1881.
1907                        William Hill
The "Three Crowns," in Canal Street,
with extensive outbuildings, Brewhouse,
Stabling, Shippons, &c.
Apply to Messrs. LONGWORTH and GARDNER
48 Lune Street, Preston.
Preston Chronicle 4th December 1869
Preston Chronicle 6th May 1871
Preston Chronicle  2nd September 1871
Preston Chronicle  14th December 1872
Preston Chronicle  30th July 1887
PERSONS desirous of TENDERING for the
purchase of the BEERHOUSE, known as the
"Three Crowns Inn," in Canal Street, may
obtain particulars of the same and of the
conditions of sale on application to the
Borough Engineer, 16 Church Street.

Sealed tenders, endorsed "Tender for Three
Crowns Inn" must be sent not later than
noon on Thursday, the 11th July, 1889.
The Corporation do not bind themselves to
accept the highest or any Tender.
HENRY HAMER, Town Clerk.
Preston Chronicle  29th June 1889
 Lancashire Evening Post   6th February 1908
Ann Jenkinson                   35 years                    Retail Brewer   
Robert Jenkinson              35                              Husband
James Jenkinson                15                              Son
Elizabeth Jenkinson            13                              Daughter
Ann Jenkinson                    9                               Daughter
Agnes Jenkinson                 5                               Daughter
Mary Jenkinson                  3                               Daughter
Margery Leeming             29 years                      Retail Brewer               b. Lancaster
Thomas Leeming              64                               Father                                    do
Mary May                        33                               Sister                                     do
Mary J. May                      9                               Niece                           b. Preston
George May                      6                                Nephew                      b. Liverpool

Robert C. Jackson          47 years                       Boilermaker                  b. Lancaster
Agnes Jackson                46                                Wife / Beershop Keeper b. Preston
Mary Ann Jackson          19                                Daughter                                do
Harriett Manucall             18                                Servant/Waiter            b. Kent

Ellen Garner                    51 years                      Beerhouse Keeper        b. Preston
Margaret O. Garner        10                               Daughter                               do
Robert Clark                   20                               Son-in-law                   b. Swansea


Thomas Jenkinson          46 years                       Beerseller                     b. Nateby
Ellen Preston                  45 widow.                    Servant                                 do

      In the census it was no longer referred to as a beerhouse, but the Court Licensing Records
                                        still showed a licence holder until 1907.
Richard McKinley          53 years                       General Dealer             b. Ireland
Ann McKinley                49                                Wife                                    do
Elizabeth McKinley        23                                 Daughter                             do
Peter McKinley              18                                 Son                            b. Preston
Frank McKinley             15                                 Son                                    do
Kate McKinley              14                                 Daughter                             do
Mary McKinley             11                                 Daughter                             do
Rose A. McKinley         10                                 Daughter                             do
Anthony McKinley          8                                  Son                                    do
Ellen ?  McKinley           6                                  Daughter                             do
         This information is courtesy of a great-grand daughter of Richard McKinley - Thankyou

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