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Wednesday, 15 February 2012

GARTH'S ARMS, Avenham Street

GARTH'S ARMS
32 Avenham Street
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Became the "Duke of Windsor" after the abdication
in the late 1930's
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 With the "Duke of Windsor" sign over the door. Must have been post-1937.
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MINE HOSTS:
c. 1817                 Mr. ? Garth
1826 Evidence of existence in Preston Pilot 11th February 1826,  re bankruptcy of Charles Ambler.
1828                     Robert Preston
1829                     Thomas Croft
1831 - 33             Richard Dodgson   d. 21.10.1833 aged 38 years.
1833 - 34             Mrs. Dodgson  - believed to be formerly Margaret Garth, see 1819 notice, below.
1838 - 41             Adam Lund   d. 15.4.1841 aged 31 years. I think he'd died by 
                                                                                                                     13.2.1841
1841 -42              Alice Lund
1843                     Mrs. Dobson    d. 8.5.1843
1844 - 47             Henry Watson & Mrs. H. P. Watson   (Auctioneer)
1849 - 54             Margaret Stewart   d. 1.12.1854 aged 63 years.
1854                    Mary Stewart (sister of Margaret)
1856 - 58             John Waddington    d. 20.9.1858 aged 34 years
1858 - 59             Mrs. Elizabeth Waddington
1859 - 61             Elizabeth Dixon and her daughters
1864 - 65             Jonathon Pilkington
1866 - 71             Miles Dent
1873 - 75             William Sharples
1875 - 76             James Halstead
1876 - 97             Richard Moss / Sarah Moss
1897                    Ellen Bailey
1897 - 1913        Frederick Yates (Owned by Levi Yates, Gentleman, St. Paul's Square)
1913 - 33            Levi Yates. -  d. 26.3.1933 aged 83 years.
1936 - 40            Frederick Yates
1944 - 48           James Cross
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MARRIAGE:  On Tuesday last, Mr. Richard Dodgson,
to Miss Margaret Garth, both of Preston.
Lancaster Gazette  11th December 1819 
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CAPITAL INN AND BUILDING LAND
TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT

ALL that capital INN or PUBLIC-HOUSE, called or
known by the name or sign the "GARTH'S ARMS," 
together with the Brewhouse and Outbuildings, situate
in Avenham Street, Preston, now in the possession
of Robert Preston, as tenant at will.
Preston Chronicle  16th August 1828
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I think it's safe to say that this detailed list of Lots were all 
the property of the late John Garth.
Preston Chronicle   12th April 1834
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MARRIAGE
On Thursday 27th January, at Liverpool,
MR. GEORGE BENSON, architect, to
MRS. ALICE LUND, of the Garth's Arms, both
of this town.
Preston Chronicle   5th March 1842
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Preston Chronicle  14th December 1844
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IMPORTANT TO EVERY FRUGAL MAN
PRINCE OF WALES BUILDING SOCIETY

Shares £120               Subscription 10s. per month
Half Shares £60        Subscription 5s. per month

The 3rd Monthly Meeting of this Society will be
held at the GARTH'S ARMS,  Avenham Street, Preston.

H.P. WATSON, Secretary
Garth's Arms, Avenham Street
Preston Chronicle  1st March 1845
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Peston Chronicle  3rd January 1846
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GARTH'S ARMS  
AVENHAM STREET,  PRESTON
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MRS. DIXON, late of the  Black Bull, Cheapside,
begs to inform her Friends and the Public, that she, along 
with her daughters, have taken and entered upon the 
"Garth's Arms" Avenham Street, Preston, where she
purposes keeping a glass of prime home-brewed ALE, 
and choice SPIRITS, and hope to receive their support,
assuring them that she will endeavour by civility and 
attention to their comforts, to give every satisfaction.

N.B.  Well-aired Beds.
Preston Chronicle 12th March 1859
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*1870 is the year referred to.
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Preston Herald  5th August 1876
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Preston Guardian  15th February 1879
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Taken from the P.N.E. Handbook of the 1898 - 99 Season
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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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CENSUS RETURNS
1841
Alice Lund                 25 years                  Publican
William Lund               1                            Son                d. 13.2.1841 aged 1 year 9 months
       Death notice gave name as 'William Harrison Lund'. Was Alice nee Harrison?

1851
Margaret Stewart       59 years                 Lic. Vict.                b. Ellel
Mary Stewart             45                          Sister                           do
John J. Stewart           57                          Widower                     do
Jane Stewart               25                          Niece                          do
Ann Stewart               14                      Scholar / Visitor        b. Scotland
Jane Burns                 46                           Servant                b. Preston                      

1861
Elizabeth Dixon          55 years                 Innkeeper              b. Cuerden
John W(indsor) Dixon 26                        Son                       b. Preston
Elizabeth A. Dixon      24                         Daughter                        do
Margaret J. Dixon       21                         Daughter                        do

1871
Miles Dent                 34 years                 Lic. Vict.               b. Preston
Elizabeth Dent            33                          Wife                              do
William Charles Dent  13                          Son                               do
Miles Barton Dent       11                         Son                               do
Thomas Dent               5                           Son                               do
Mary Waters Dent       1                           Daughter                       do

1881
Richard Moss             44 years               Lic.Vict.                 b. Preston
Sarah Moss                44                        Wife                                do

1891
Richard Moss             55 years               Lic. Vict.                b. Preston
Sarah Moss                54                        Wife                               do

1901
Frederick Yates          28 years               Lic. Vict.                b. Longridge
Levi Yates                  50                        Father                    b. Goosnargh
Mary Yates                49                        Mother                   b. Brindle
Herbert A. Yates        20                        Brother                  b. Longridge
Randolph Yates          16                        Brother                            do
Florence Yates           15                        Sister                               do
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