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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Nags Head
Churchgate (now Church Street)
Believed to have been situated on the opposite side of Church Street,
from Patten House, the home of the Derby family.
It would be adjacent to the stables belonging to Patten House, and
more than likely what the name refers to.

Mine Hosts:
1815                         John Williams
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Extract from a Legal Document dated 5th September 1815

Alexander Gerrard to Charles Ambler. Lease for a year.

All that messuage or burgage and tenement with the appurtenances situate standing and being in Preston aforesaid on the south side of a certain street there called the Church Gate formerly in the possession of Agnes Patten widow deceased afterwards of Rachel Bennett widow deceased and the said Alexander Gerrard his assigns farmers or tenants formerly adjoining on the east end thereof to a messuage or burgage then late or then before the inheritance or in the possession of James Harrison of Preston aforesaid chapman deceased his undertenants or assigns but now on such east side as well as on the south side thereof to a yard passage or foot path leading out of Churchgate now called Church Street into Water Street and on the west side thereof to another messuage or burgage and premises formerly the inheritance or in the possession of Hammerton Astley Esquire deceased with the Backside Brewhouse Backbuildings and appurtenances thereunto belonging all which said premises mentioned and intended to be hereby bargained and sold are at present in the tenure holding or occupation of John Williams and occupied by him as an Inn or Public House and known by the sign of the ‘Naggs Head’

Friday, 10 March 2017

HORROCKS' ARMS, Bedford Street

HORROCKS' ARMS
108 Bedford Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1849 - 51              James Worden  -  owned by Richard Duckett, Auctioneer.
1852 - 53              Robert Riley
1856 - 58              William Farrington   -  owned by Richard Duckett in 1858.
1861                      Ralph Porter
1862                     Edward Woods
1869 - 71              Agnes Shorrock
1877 - 86              Henry Moss
1886                     Ellen Moss
1886 - 88             Jonathon Swarbrick
1888                     Joseph Nixon
1888 - 89             William Singleton Ashburner
1889                     John Billington
1889                     William Bradshaw
1890 - 91              John Duckworth
1891                     James Osbaldeston 
1891 - 92             James Robinson
1892 - 94             Joseph Atkinson
1894 - 97             James Forshaw
1897                    John Robinson
1897                    Lawrence Whittaker
1898                    Thomas Simpson
1898 - 1900         John Winkley
1900                    William Henry Sharples
1901                    Joseph Shaw
1901                    Thomas Francis Eccleston
1901 - 04             Frederick Jones Turner
1905                    William Garling
1907                    Henry Orme
1909 - 10            Thomas Brown   Owned by Albion (Burton on Trent) Brewery.
1913                    Herbert Danson  - Believed to be Herbert (Chippy) Danson, former P.N.E. player.
                                                                                              27 years old in 1911. Born in Preston.
1917 - 20            Shadrack Durham
1926      NO MENTION
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 Lancaster Gazette   4th June 1853
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Preston Guardian  31st August 1861
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Preston Guardian  7th September 1861
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TO BE LET
"HORROCKS' ARMS" beerhouse,
with Stable and other outbuildings, 
in Bedford Street,
Apply at 45 Avenham Road.
Preston Chronicle  30th July 1864
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Preston Guardian  6th April 1878
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Ralph Porter                 49 years                     Beerseller                         b. Inskip
Ellen Porter                  50                               Wife                                b. Claughton

1871
Agnes Shorrock           48 years                     Beerseller                         b. Gt. Eccleston

1881
Henry Moss                 53 years                     Beerseller                         b. Penwortham
Ellen Moss                   54                              Wife / Landlady                b. Preston
William Moss               19                               Son                                          do
Mary J. Moss              16                               Daughter                                   do
John Thomas Moss      13                               Son                                          do
Robert Moss                11                              Son                                           do
Ellen Moss                    9                               Daughter                                    do

1891
John Duckworth           44 years                    Lic. Vict.                          b. Preston
Mary Duckworth          40                             Wife                                         do
John Duckworth           15                              Son                                         do
Edward Duckworth      11                              Son                                         do
Alice Duckworth           8                               Daughter                                  do
James Duckworth         5                                Son                                b. Fleetwood
Frederick Duckworth    1                                Son                               b. Liverpool

1901
Joseph Shaw               31 years                    Beerhouse Keeper            b. Preston
Alice Shaw                  30                             Wife                                         do
Sarah Elizabeth Shaw   12                             Daughter                                  do
Richard Shaw               3                              Son                                          do
Joseph Shaw                10 months                Son                                           do
Susannah Shaw            9                               Daughter                                  do
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CROSS KEYS, Adelphi Street

CROSS KEYS
132 Adelphi Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1839                  Mr. Hall  - Preston Chronicle 25.5.1839
1840 - 42          Henry Seed
1846 - 54          Thomas ? Arnett (Timothy Arnett in 1851 Barratt's Directory & Oakey's 1853)
1856                  James Walmsley
1856                  John Walmsley - Change-over date: December 1856
1859 - 64          Richard Eglin
1864 - 67          John Whitehead  -  went to the 'New Legs of Man' Fishergate.
1867 - 71          Thomas Isherwood
1871 - 78          James Whiteside
1878 - 79          John Waggett  (Haggett)
1879 - 81          Mary Ann Waggett  (Haggett)
1882 - 88          Robert Aspden
1888 - 91          Sarah Aspden
1892 - 93          William Rose  --Was this William Crispin Rose, ex-PNE & England goalkeeper?
1893                  William Buck Arnett
1893                  Thomas Henry Carter
1894                  William Buck Arnett
1895 - 97           Thomas Calvert
1898                  James Cartmell
1898                  William Clitheroe
1899                  Arthur Hillier
1900                  Thomas Gill
1900                  John Henry Banks
1901                  John Thomas Rothwell
1901                  Elizabeth Pennington
1904 - 04           John Chapman
1905                  Joseph Chapman - not sure where this fits in?
1904 - 10           John Iddon.  1909 owned by Bentley's Yorkshire Brewery.
1911                  Thomas Jackson  - d. 11.4.1911 aged 56 years.
1913                  Walter Noblett
1917                  Abram Bentley
1924                  Richard H. Dickinson
1926 - 27           Edmund J. Smail
1932                  Everard Smail
1935 - 44           James Haddon Henderson  Senior
1948                  Robert Hedley
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 Preston Chronicle  25th July 1840
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Leeds Mercury  12th September 1840
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Preston Chronicle  25th November 1843
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Preston Chronicle 26th September 1846
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Preston Chronicle  10th February 1849
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Preston Chronicle  6th August 1853
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 Preston Chronicle  2nd April 1859
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R. EGLIN (late of the Bridge Inn, Penwortham)
begs to announce that he has now REMOVED to
See
THE CROSS KEYS INN, ADELPHI STREET.

Where he intends to continue to supply the BEST LIQUORS, 
and where he hopes to be re-visited by many of his former
friends, to whom he would now express his thanks for
past favours.

THE BEST WINES AND SPIRITS
FIRST-RATE ALE AND PORTER

NB. The Vaults are open every morning (Sunday
Excepted) at five am., at which time HOT COFFEE 
may be had.
Preston Chronicle  19th November 1859
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 Preston Chronicle  26th October 1861
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SELLING DURING PROHIBITED HOURS: A 10/- plus costs fine was inflicted on John Whitehead, who keeps the Cross Keys Inn, Adelphi Street, for selling during prohibited hours on Sunday, the 10th inst.
Preston Herald  16th December 1865
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 Preston Chronicle  5th August 1876
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 Preston Chronicle  13th June 1891
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 Lancashire Evening Post  17th February 1893
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 Lancashire Evening Post  18th October 1901
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 Lancashire Evening Post  10th June 1908
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 Lancashire Evening Post  22nd December 1908
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 Preston Herald  6th February 1909
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Preston Herald  20th June 1914
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 Lancashire Evening Post  24th February 1920
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Lancashire Evening Post  22nd June 1935
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 Lancashire Evening Post  29th June 1935
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 Lancashire Evening Post  4th July 1935
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 Lancashire Evening Post  15th July 1935
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 Lancashire Evening Post  18th July 1935
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 Lancashire Evening Post  29th July 1935
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Lancashire Evening Post  27th September 1935
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Lancashire Evening Post  23rd November 1935
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CENSUS RETURNS
1851
Timothy Arnett            33 years                  Victualler                 b. Preston
Elizabeth Arnett           39                           Wife                       b. Didsley  ?
Michala Arnett            16                   Daughter / Dressmaker    b. Ramsbottom
Hannah Arnett            14                   Daughter / School            b. Preston
Mary Ann Arnett        10                   Daughter / School                     do
William Buck Arnett    6                        Son / School                         do
Elizabeth Arnett          3                     Daughter / School                     do

1861
Richard Eglin              50 years                  Lic. Vict.                  b. Bolton
Elizabeth Eglin            38                           Wife                         b. Stockport
Selinor ? Eglin             22                           Daughter                  b. Bury

1871
Thomas Isherwood     46 years                 Innkeeper                 b. Bolton
Ellen Isherwood          42                          Wife                         b. Bentham, Yorks.
Ellen Alice Isherwood   15                        Daughter                   b. Chorley
Thomas Isherwood       11                        Son                           b. Preston

1881
Margaret Haggett        56 years                Lic. Vict.                  b. Preston

1891
Sarah A. Aspden        42 years                 Publican                    b. Alton ?
William R. Aspden      13                          Son                          b. Liverpool
Thomas E. Aspden      10                         Son                                    do
Edgar Aspden               8                         Son                           b. Preston
Ada F. Aspden             6                          Daughter                          do

1901
John Thomas Rothwell  49 years              Innkeeper                   b. Littleborough
Isabella Rothwell           48                       Wife                                      do
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BRITANNIA INN, 53 Adelphi Street

BRITANNIA INN / HOTEL
53  Adelphi Street and
115 (later 88) Victoria Street.
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The "Britannia" can just be seen to the left of the arch legs.
The "York Castle" is directly above the chair, right, and the
"Victoria " is to the right of the right leg of the arch.
The image is taken from Preston Digital Archives Flickr 
account, visit here
That site says the image is taken looking towards the town centre.
I disagree; I think it's taken looking away from the town centre, and towards Plungington Road.
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MINE HOSTS:
1851 - 52            John Mercer   - Owned by John Mercer.
1853                   Richard Latus
1855 - 57           John Mercer 
1860 - 61           Thomas Kew   d. 12.10.1861 aged 38 years
1861 -                Mrs. Kew
1863 - 73           John Gee
1876 - 79           Hugh Thistleton  -  the Executors of, to
1879 - 80           Ann Thistleton
1880 - 81           William Dodgson
1882 - 85           Robert Almond
1886 - 88           John Matthews
1888 - 90           Thomas Hopes
1890 - 95           Samuel Salthouse
1896                  Thomas Simpson
1897                  James Rigby
1897 - 98          George Hollywell
1898                  Charles Dallas Child
1898 - 1910      John Livesey
1913 - 17          Thomas Woods
1924.                 Thomas Bamber
1926 - 27          Eliza Bamber
1932                 William Smith
1936 - 40          Thomas Traynor
1944                  Allan Brown 
1948                  Albert Boardman
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 Lancaster Gazette  14th January 1860
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 Preston Chronicle  2nd June 1860
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 Lancaster Gazette  4th August 1860
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Preston Chronicle  6th October 1861
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 Preston Chronicle  12th October 1861
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 Manchester Courier  19th October 1861
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 Preston Chronicle  14th November 1863
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 Preston Chronicle  10th December 1864
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Preston Herald  4th November 1871
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 Liverpool Mercury  28th December 1878
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To Brewers, Publicans, and others - ON SALE, by Private Treaty,
the large, well-built, and well-accustomed PUBLIC HOUSE,  the
Britannia Inn, Adelphi Street.
The house is very commodious, has extensive cellarage, several
parlours, good bedrooms, and club room. The yard is large, and
contains a good roomy Brewhouse, and two-stalled Stable.
Further particulars apply J. MERCER, Chemist,
121 Adelphi Street.
Preston Chronicle  10th January 1880
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Preston Chronicle  31st January 1880
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 Preston Chronicle  26th June 1880
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To be LET, or Sold, with early entry, the BRITANNIA INN, Adelphi Street. Apply to the owner, J. Mercer, 121, Adelphi Street.
Preston Herald  15th March 1882
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 Preston Chronicle  15th July 1882
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Preston Chronicle  2nd December 1882
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 Preston Chronicle  29th March 1884
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In 1888 the pub was sold to Cardwell's Brewery, Tithebarn Street,
Preston, for the sum of £2,240.
On 1st June 1897, the Trustees of the Will of Henry Cardwell (Deceased)
sold the Brewery and the pubs to Mr. Alfred Bertwistle of Appleby - a
brewer in Westmoreland.
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 Preston Herald  24th March 1888
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 Preston Herald  21st April 1888
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Lancashire Evening Post  2nd August 1889
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 Lancashire Evening Post  6th March 1902
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Lancashire Evening Post  6th October 1902
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 Lancashire Evening Post  22nd June 1909
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TO LET, Britannia Inn, Adelphi Street, Preston, free to brew, - Apply 1 Theatre Passage, Preston.
Lancashire Evening Post  24th March 1933
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Thomas Kew              37 years                       Innkeeper                       b. Skerton
Ann Kew                    41                                Wife                               b. Clapham, Yorks?
Elizabeth Kew                                                 Daughter                        b. Lancaster
Ann Kew                                                        Daughter                        b. Preston
John Kew                                                       Son                                         do

1871
John Gee                    41 years                       Licensed Victualler          b. Salford
Mary Gee                   35                                Wife                               b. Preston
Margaret A. Gee         12                               Daughter                                  do
John J. Gee                  9                                 Son                                         do
Elizabeth M. Gee         8                                 Daughter                                  do
William E. Gee             6                                 Son                                         do
Samuel M. Gee            2                                 Son                                         do

1881
William Dodgson        50 years                       Licensed Victualler          b. Preston
Margaret Dodgson     50                                Wife                                        do
William Dodgson        19                                Son                                 b. Salford
Letitia Dodgson          17                                Daughter                                  do
Albert Dodgson           9                                 Son                                 b. Manchester

1891
Samuel Salthouse       41 years                       Innkeeper                        b. Greenhalgh
Margaret Salthouse    47                                Wife                                b. Preston
Margaret A. Wilson    17                               Daughter                          b. Burnley
Thomas Salthouse       16                               Son                                 b. Preston
John Salthouse            11                               Son                                 b. Fleetwood

1901
John Livesey              50 years  Widower       Publican                          b. Preston
Elizabeth Ellen Livesey  16                             Daughter                                 do
Mary Livesey                13                             Daughter                                 do
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