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Thursday, 15 March 2012

TANNERS' ARMS, Adelphi Street

TANNERS' ARMS
84a Adelphi Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1871 - 73               Joseph Holden
1873                      James Oddie   d. c22.8.1873 aged 40 years.
1873                      Alice Oddie
1875                      Anthony Pearson
1877 - 81               John Hamer  d. c9.6.1881 aged 64 years.
1881 - 82               Mary Hamer
1883 - 84               Alfred Dewhurst
1884 - 85               Edward Harrison
1885 - 86               John Brown
1886                      William Shoesmith
1887                      Alice Farrington
1888                       Frances Coward
1888 - 92               Joseph Marsden  -  brother of John James Marsden
1892 - 95               James Daniel
1895 - 96               Ellen Salter
1896                      Thomas May
1896                      William Williamson
1897                      Samuel Bell
1897 - 1900           Thomas Crook
1901 - 13               John Thomas Harris
1917                      Robert Dewhurst
1924 - 44               Proctor Ratcliffe Hall - former P.N.E. reserve team player.    From Ian Rigby, PNE  
                                                                   Historian
post-1944?                    Frederick Arthur Whittle - see notes below.
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SERVING OUT OF HOURS
Preston Herald   27th September 1890
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THE TANNERS' ARMS
Mr. Parker supported the application with regard to the Tanners' Arms, Adelphi Street.
The matter was before the court on the last transfer date, and the application was rejected.
On that occasion he asked the magistrates if they would kindly say what the objection was, and he gathered from them that it was because of the increase in drinking facilities.
Why a man could not have convenience for the carrying on of his business he could not understand, but no doubt their  did.
The room which it was then proposed to provide was done away with in the plan now submitted. There would be no increase in the drinking facilities, but there would be more accommodation for the family. There were only two bedrooms.
He had a letter from a doctor, who, from a sanitary point of view, put it that the house was unfit to live in. What they proposed to do now was to improve the house for residential purposes, and give an open yard where there was a mass of buildings. The alteration would give an addition of two bedrooms.
Mr. Thwaites explained the plans.
Lancashire Evening Post  7th May 1902
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Taken from PNE Football Records Magazine up to the 1906 - 07 Season.
The advert relates to the year 1907.
Magazine provided by Ian Rigby, the Official PNE Historian

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Lancashire Evening Post   22nd March 2013
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Frederick Arthur Whittle b.1894. He was the landlord of the Tanners Arms. He looks a bit rum on this picture but of course he was older & had been quite a handsome chap when young. His brother was my grandfather George Thomas Whittle D.C.M. They were from Ashton-on-Ribble. He is the one who I believe fell down the cellar steps. I think he might have been changing the barrels but I don't know for sure. I think he died in 1956 so there may well be something in the papers about it.
Sent to me by a descendant
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CENSUS RETURNS
1871
Joseph Holden                       58 years                    Beerseller                     b. Goosnargh
Elizabeth Holden                    56                             Wife                             b. Lancaster
Elizabeth Holden                    25                             Daughter                      b. Clighton ?
Susannah Holden                   22                             Daughter                                do
Ellen Holden                          20                             Daughter                                do
John Holden                          18                              Son                                       do
Margaret Holden                   15                             Daughter                       b. Preston

1881
John Hamer                           66 years                    Lic. Vict.                      b. Bleasdale
Mary Hamer                          65                             Wife                             b. Chipping
Margaret Hamer                    25                              Daughter                      b. Broughton
Mary A. Hamer                      8                               Grand-daughter           b. Preston

1891
Joseph Marsden                   36 years                     Beerseller                     b. Preston
Maria Marsden                    35                               Wife                            b. Hoddlesden

1901
John Thomas Harris             26 years                     Beerseller                      b. Preston
Margaret Harris                   24                              Wife                              b. Rufford
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