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Friday, 22 June 2012

GARDENER'S ARMS, Turk's Head Yard

GARDENER'S ARMS
Turk's Head Yard.
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MINE HOST:
1845     Joseph Swain
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Preston Chronicle  9th August 1845
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Saturday, 9 June 2012

TWIN SISTERS, Marsh Lane

TWIN SISTERS
Marsh Lane
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Became the "NEW ANCHOR INN"
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MINE HOST:
1852     J.R. Lomax
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MOUNT TAVERN, Mount Street

MOUNT TAVERN
Mount Street
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Later became the "ODDFELLOWS ARMS"
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MINE HOST:
1852 - 53     John Worthington
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Preston Chronicle  27th May 1854
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Friday, 8 June 2012

HUNT'S TAVERN, North Road

HUNT'S TAVERN
Park Lane, (North Road)
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It would seem from the 1841 Census that these premises
were situated between Great George Street and Meadow Street,
on the east side of North Road.
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Probably synonymous with "Machine Makers' Arms"
later the "New Inn"
which were situated on the southern corner of Great George Street.
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In the Preston Chronicle of 25th May 1839, there was
a reference to 'the late Hunt's Tavern' in North Road.
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Almost certainly the 'Hunt' referred to was Henry 'The Orator' Hunt,
the controversial Liberal MP for Preston in the early 1830's.
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MINE HOST:
1839   Mr. Eccles
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