NEW MATERIAL FROM READERS

Readers who have material that they are prepared to share on this site, should send it to me at prestonbirder@aol.com

This could take the form of family history details, stories relating to a property, or a photograph. All additions will be credited in the way you prescribe.

A new addition could benefit YOU! and vice versa; so, please keep it coming.

Follow by Email

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

FOX and GRAPES, Ribbleton Lane (Replacement page)

FOX AND GRAPES, Ribbleton Lane

FOX AND GRAPES
225  (later 178)  Ribbleton Lane
*
 This wonderful image comes to us courtesy of Mike Jackson, the great-great grandson of the man in the photgraph, Richard Livesey. Although the description mentions c.1932, Richard had
moved up the lane to the Skeffington Arms by 1929.
Notice the 'Bowling Green' sign to the left of the property.
The bowling green itself was said to be quite special in its quality...................................
well it will have been. Apparently Richard collected the contents of the urinals to
use as a fertilizer on it!!
*
*
*
MINE HOSTS:
1841                 Thomas Carter  - Elizabeth (Betty) Carter, d. 16.2.1848 Aged 63. - See 'Duke William'
1844                Thomas Worthington
1851 - 53         James Smith
1853 - 54         Edward Hothersall
1857 - 60         Mary Hothersall
1860 - 62         James Waddington
1862 - 65         John Dewhurst
1869                Richard Foxton
1870 - 71         John Whittle - 6.11.1870  fined 20s and costs for breaching the Sunday Act.
1871 - 73         James Reeder
1873                James Calderbank
1875 - 78         Edward Lund
1878 - 97         Robert Harrison
1897 - 1906     David Howard  - went to Plough Hotel, Grimsargh
1907 - 13         William Dewhurst
1914                 Samuel Squires
1917 - 20         William Coulthurst
1924 - 29         Richard Livesey
1932                Mary Southworth
1936 - 48        George Ernest Gardner
*
*
INSOLVENT DEBTOR
THOMAS WORTHINGTON, formerly of Ribbleton, labourer;
afterwards of the FOX AND GRAPES, Ribbleton Lane, Preston,
licensed victualler; and late of Ribbleton, labourer.
Preston Chronicle  17th February 1844
*
DEATH - On Wednesday last, aged 63,
Mrs. Betty Carter, of the Fox and Grapes
Public-house, Ribbleton Lane. and
formerly of the Duke William, Church Street.
Preston Chronicle  19th February 1848
*
Preston Chronicle 23rd February 1850
*
Taken from the P.N.E. Handbook of the 1898 - 99 Season
*
CENSUS RETURNS
1851
James Smith                32 years                  Innkeeper                     b. Claughton
Mary Smith                 34                           Wife                             b. Fulwood
Thomas Smith              5                            Son                              b. Preston
Elizabeth Smith            3                             Daughter                               do
John Smith                   1                            Son                                        do
1861
James Waddington     37 years                  Publiucan                       b. Chorley
Mary Waddington      49                           Wife                              b. Howick
Mary A. Waddington  13                           Daughter                       b. Blacburn
Thomas Waddington    7                            Son                               b. Preston
Edward Hothersall      19                           Step-son                        b. Grimsargh
Henry Hothersall         10                           Step-son                                  do
1871
James Reeder             35 years                  Innkeeper                      b. Ribchester
Ann Reeder                34                           Wife                              b. Preston
Henrietta K. Reeder    6                             Daughter                       b. Clitheroe
James Edmund Reeder 4                            Son                                       do
Nancy Reeder            23                            Sister                            b. Dilworth
1881
Robert Harrison         36 years                   Lic. Vict.                         b. Howick
Mary Harrison           44                            Wife                                b. Bolton
1891
Robert Harrison         46 years                  Lic. Vict.                          b. Howick
Mary Harrison           52                           Wife                                 b. Bolton
1901
David Howard          48 years                  Lic. Vict.                          b. Preston
Esther Howard          50                           Wife                                        do
Annie Howard           24                           Daughter                                 do
David Howard           19                           Son                                        do
Frances Mary Howard 17                         Daughter                                do
Esther Howard           15                           Daughter                                do
Lilian Howard              7                           Daughter                                 do
1911
William Dewhurst      58 years                  Lic. Vict.                         b. Preston
Mary Dewhurst         52                           Wife / Assistant                        do
Winnifrid Dewhurst   27                            Daughter                                  do
Annie Dewhurst        25                            Daughter                                 do
Elizabeth  Dewhurst   21                           Daughter                                  do
Lucy Dewhurst          16                           Daughter                                  do
Gertrude Dewhurst    11                           Daughter                                  do
John Dewhurst           20                          Son / Plumber                          do
*
 

Sunday, 14 September 2014

OLD DOG INN, Church Street

OLD DOG INN
133 Church Street
*
I'm not sure when this sign was in situ, but it is believed to
be a long while ago. 
(I'm advised that it could be as recent as the 1990s)
If you compare this fragment of the building with the
photograph above it, I'm sure you'll agree it's a good fit 


*
*
MINE HOSTS:
1715
1732 - 33                 John Carter   - owned by A.Bleasdall.
1745                        John Walmsley
1776                        Mrs. Walmsley
1796 - 97                 William Greenwood
1805 - 10                 Thomas Holland       d. Monday 18.6.1810, aged 62 years 'after a few hours illness.'
1810 - 24                 Mary Holland
1825 - 29                 Matthew Mitchard
1830                        Mrs. Mitchard   d. 4.2.1830 aged 37 years. Wife of the late Matthew M.
1831                        Mr. Cowell        
1835 - 37                John Dixon  -  moved from the Fleece Inn, St. John Street.
1837                        John Haworth  -  Came from the Albion Inn, St. Paul's St, Blackburn
1841                        Mrs Ellen Haworth
1841                        Mary Walmsley
1846 - 47                William Lucan
1851                       Thomas Waterworth
1851 - 57                George Eastham    - Wife, Jane, d.29.5.1853, aged 32 years.
1858 - 64                Thomas Tomlinson
1864 - 77                William Dickinson  - Married Mrs. Smith, Bridge Inn, Penwortham, on 13.7.1881
1878 - 80                Alexander Jamieson
1880                       Jabez Bromley Jones
1881 - 84                Alexander Jamieson
1884 - 91                Jabez Bromley Jones  d. 7.10.1891 aged 55 years. Ownership relinquished a few
                                                                                        months prior to his death.
1891 - 96               Annie Sophia Kendall
1896 - 98               Thomas Cummings
1899                       Fanny Elizabeth Dickinson
1899 - 1901           Frederick N. Dickinson
1901                      John Pendlebury
1901                      Frederick Halliday
1904 - 05              John Barlow
1907                      Margaret Rooney
1909                      James Colman
1909 - 13               Robert J. Sumner
1813                      Tom Sumner
1917 - 24              Reuben Clarkson
1928                      Ligh Hampson
1930                      Harry Vickers  
1932                      John Jubb
1934                      Harry Ruddlesdin
1936 - 44               Arthur Stock
1944                      Mrs. Stock
1948                      George Heatley
*
*
*
 Manchester Mercury  28th March 1797
*
Preston Chronicle 15th January 1831
*
The Morning Chronicle (London) 18th July 1832
*
Preston Chronicle 13th June 1835
*
DEATH:  On 16th April 1837, at Clitheroe,
Mr. Thomas Dixon, 75 years, father to 
Thomas Dixon, Salmesbury Mill, and John
Dixon, Dog Inn, Preston.
Manchester Times and Gazette 22nd April 1837
*
Preston Chronicle  2nd October 1841
*
Preston Chronicle  24th September 1842
*
Preston Chronicle 23rd July 1862
*
Preston Chronicle 24th December 1836
*
Preston Chronicle 12th February 1842
*
Preston Chronicle 28th October 1843
*

Preston Chronicle  19th  September 1846
*
MARRIAGE:  On Thursday 20th December 1847,
at the Catholic Chapel, Brownedge, Mr. William Lucan 
of the Old Dog Inn, Preston, to Mary, only daughter of
John Cooper Esq., of Lostock Hall Farm, Bamber Bridge.
Blackburn Standard  22nd December 1847
*
Preston Chronicle 3rd May 1851
*
Preston Chronicle 10th November 1855
*
Preston Chronicle 28th January 1860
*
Preston Chronicle 19th July 1862
*

Preston Chronicle  6th August 1864
*
Preston Chronicle 13th May 1865
*
Preston Chronicle 6th February 1869
*
IMPORTANT TO MASTER TAILORS
LOMAX & Co, of Darwen, will show their 
New and Improved Sewing Machine, on
Monday and Tuesday next, the 27th and 
28th inst., at the Old Dog Inn, Church
Street, Preston.
Preston Chronicle 25th February 1871
*
Preston Chronicle 29th June 1872
*
Preston Chronicle 27th September 1873
*
Preston Chronicle 19th June 1875
*
Preston Chronicle 5th August 1876
*
Preston Chronicle 23rd September 1876
*
Preston Chronicle 30th September 1876
*
Preston Chronicle 28th October 1876
*

Preston Chronicle  28th April 1877
*
Preston Chronicle   9th June 1877
*
Preston Chronicle 5th January 1878
*

Preston Chronicle 6th April 1878
*
Preston Chronicle 11th May 1878
*

Preston Chronicle  31st August 1878
*
Preston Chronicle18th January 1879
*

Preston Chronicle  14th February 1880
*
Preston Chronicle  15th May 1880
*
ALLEGED THEFT OF A SEAL-SKIN JACKET
Mary Wiggans was charged with stealing a seal-skin
jacket, valued at £7, belonging to Joseph Ivison, draper,
199 Lancaster Road.
The prosecutor missed the jacket on Thursday afternoon 
from the shop door, and the day following, the prisoner
offered to sell it to Mr. Jamieson, of the Dog Inn, Church
Street. The property, however, was not purchased, and
the prisoner was afterwards apprehended by PC. Swarbrick.
Preston Chronicle  11th December 1880
*
Preston Chronicle 1st January 1881
*

LONGRIDGE CATHOLIC BALL
A 'Bus will leave the Old Dog Stables, Church
Street, at 7.30, another at 8 o'clock, also one at
8.30, on Monday evening next, for the Ball,
returning as requested by passengers. Tickets to 
be had and places secured up to four o'clock, pm 
on Monday.
A. JAMIESON, Old Dog Inn.
Preston Chronicle  22nd January 1881
*
Preston Chronicle  18th June 1881
*
Preston Chronicle 25th February 1882
*
Preston Chronicle 15th July 1882
*
Preston Chronicle 5th August 1882
*

Preston Chronicle  11th November 1882
*
Preston Chronicle 27th January 1883
*
Preston Chronicle  27th January 1883
*
Preston Chronicle  16th February 1884
*
Preston Chronicle  2nd May 1885
*
On Thursday 31st July, Mr. H.C. WALTON
offered at his salerooms, the old-established,
centrally situated and full-licensed public
house, known as the "Old Dog Inn," for sale.

The property is freehold, and situated in Church
Street. The bidding was spirited, but the lot was
eventually withdrawn at £6,000.
Preston Chronicle  2nd August 1890
*
Preston Chronicle 10th October 1891
*
Preston Chronicle 16th January 1892
*
Taken from the P.N.E. Handbook of the 1898 - 99 Season
*
Taken from the "Deepdale News", April 6th, 1928
Supplied by Ian Rigby,  Official PNE Historian.
*
CENSUS RETURNS
1841
Ellen Howarth                         36 years                          Innkeeper
John Howarth                           4                                   Son
James Howarth                         2                                   Son 
Esther Howarth                         1                                   Daughter
1851
Thomas Waterworth               49 years                          Innkeeper                   b. Harwood, Yorks
Sarah Waterworth                  48                                    Wife                          b. Backbarrow
Hannah Waterworth                15                                   Daughter                    b. Preston
George Waterworth                11                                   Son                                     do

1861
Thomas Tomlinson                  55 years                          Lic. Vict.                    b. Thornton
Elizabeth Tomlinson                57                                    Wife                          b. Bibby with ??
Thomas Tomlinson                  17                                    Son                           b. Preston
Jane Tomlinson                       26                                    Daughter                   b. St. Michael's-on-Wyre
Teresa Tomlinson                   23                                     Daughter                   b. Galgate

1871
William Dickinson                  47 years                            Lic. Vict.                   b. Duxbury
Jane Dickinson                       46                                    Wife                          b. Howick
John France Dickinson           25                                     Son                                    do
Thomas Dickinson                  20                                     Son                                   do
Frederick Dickinson               16                                     Son                                    do

1881
Alexander Jamieson               46 years                             Lic. Vict.                  b. Preston
Margaret Jamieson                 42                                     Wife                                   do
Alice Jamieson                       17                                      Daughter                            do

1891
Jabez Bromley Jones             54 years                             Lic. Vict.                   b. Stafford
Clara Jones                           26                                      Daughter                   b. Preston
Alice Jones                            23                                      Daughter                            do

1901
Frederick N. Dickinson        46 years                              Lic. Vict.                  b. Howick
Fanny E. Dickinson              45                                       Wife                         b. Preston
Ada L. Dickinson                 21                                       Daughter                           do
Maggie Dickinson                20                                        Daughter                           do
Emily Dickinson                   17                                        Daughter                           do
Fanny Dickinson                  12                                        Daughter                           do
Florence Dickinson               7                                         Daughter                           do

1911
Robert James Sumner          50 years                              Hotel Keeper           b. Walton-le-dale
Mary Alice Sumner              46                                       Wife                        b. Farrington
Mary Sumner                      19                                        Daughter                 b. Alston
Arthur Sumner                    16                             Son / Apr. Mechanic                  do
Robert James Sumner         12                                Son / School                   b. Longridge
Cecil Sumner                        9                                Son / School                   b. Garstang
Lucie Sumner                       7                             Daughter / School              b. Upper Rawcliffe
Annie Richardson               21                          General Domestic Servant     b. Millom
*