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Thursday, 8 March 2012

QUEEN'S PALACE, Clayton Street/Gorst Street

QUEEN'S PALACE
6 Clayton Street  /  29 Gorst Street
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There must be a photograph
of the "Queen's Palace"
somewhere!
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MINE HOSTS:
1853
1855                     Simon Hooton  -  Owner and occupier.
1857                     Thomas Crookall
1860 - 65              Ann Croasdale
1865                     Richard Hoyle
1868                     Frederick Webb
1869 - 70             William Cliffe
1870                     Thomas Spencer   d. 25.12.1870 aged 47 years.
1871 - 76              Peter Melling
1876 - 77              Richard Hall  (Given as 'Hull' in Preston Chronicle 8.12.1877)
1877                     Margaret Kellett
1879 - 81             John Topping
1881                     Daniel Spencer
1882 - 83             Annie Topping
1883 - 84             John Whittle
1884 - 86             John Coward
1886 - 87             John Sumner
1887                    William Dawson
1887                    Edward Bamber
1888 - 91            Thomas Heys (Heyes)
1891                    Lewis Rigby
1891 - 92            John Taylor
1892 - 94            Mary Ann Charnley
1894 - 96            Edmund Bolton
1896 - 98            William Henry Newton
1898 - 1905        Charles W. F. Chandler
1907                   Henry Haworth
1910 - 11           John James Smellie
1913                   James Edward Parry
1917                   Edward J. Berry
1924                   Henry France
1929                   John Charles Melling ?
See 'COMMENTS' below - confirmation needed for the following related families. Presumably the information came from Trade Directories:
1944                   Mr. Eddie Gannon. -  son-in-law of Lily Elizabeth Skelhorn
1948                   Mrs. l. Skelhorn
1952                   Mrs. L. Slelhorn
1960                   Mrs. Lily Skelhorn
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ON SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY
...........also, one large PUBLIC-HOUSE, situate
in Gorst Street and Clayton Street, containing
ten bedrooms, two large rooms (one room 30' X 12'),
two Parlours, Bar Parlour, large Kitchen, Scullery,
Brewhouse, Stable, and Cellaring.
It is not subject to any Ground Rent.
Preston Chronicle  13th August 1853
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Preston Chronicle  6th September 1856
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Preston Chronicle   8th December 1860
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Ann Croasdale                      60 years                    Innkeeper                   b. Poulton
James Croasdale                   30                             Son                            b. Thornley
Richard Croasdale                 23                            Son                                       do

1871
Peter Melling                        28 years                     Lic. Vict.                    b. Preston
Mary A. Mellng                   27                               Wife                          b. Wrea Green

1881
John Topping                       49 years                     Lic. Vict.                     b. Wigan
Ann Topping                        51                              Wife                           b. Preston
William Topping                   24                              Son                                     do
Teresa Topping                    22                              Daughter                             do
Mary Topping                      20                              Daughter                             do
    Youngest daughter, Louise, died 24.3.1879, aged 16 years.

1891
Lewis Rigby                         46 years                     Publican                     b. Preston
Alice Rigby                           49                              Wife                                   do
Thomas Rigby                        8                              Son                                     do

1901
Charles W. F. Chandler       42 years                      Innkeeper                   b. Preston
Elizabeth W. Chandler         42                               Wife                                    do
Mary Chandler                    11                                Daughter                            do

1911
John James Smellie              37 years                      Lic. Vict.                  b. Preston
Louisa Smellie                     40                               Wife                         b. Accrington
Mildred Louisa Smellie         2                                Daughter                  b. Preston
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5 comments:

  1. My family lived there too and some were born here including my mum

    not sure if dates correct would be good if anyone had photos of Queens Palace

    1944 Mr E Gannon a storekeeper (Grandfather)
    1948 Mrs L Skelhorn (Great Grandma)

    1952 Mrs L Skelhorn (Great Grandma)


    1960 Mrs Lily E Skelhorn (Great Grandma)

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    1. What was the relationship between Mr. E. Gannon and Mrs Skelhorn?

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    3. My family lived there too and some were born here including my mum

      not sure if dates correct would be good if anyone had photos of Queens Palace

      1944 Mr E Gannon a storekeeper (My Grandfather) son in law of mrs Lily Skelhorn and married to her daughter Gwendoline Skelhorn

      1948 Mrs L Skelhorn (Great Grandma)

      1952 Mrs L Skelhorn (Great Grandma)

      1960 Mrs Lily E Skelhorn (Great Grandma)

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  2. Eddy Gannon was Lily Elizabeth's Son-in-Law. Lily (my Grandma)occupied the property along with many Family members in post WWII period. I lived there as an infant, moving to Leyland at age 4 1/2 (1955). I have vague memories only but my parents tell me the property was condemmed in the early 50's. Dad, now deceased, told me of having to plug the gaps in the upper floor brickwork with newspaper to keep the cold out. We visited for several years and it was around 1960 (+/-) that Grandma moved out. The property was demolished to make way for Towers of Flats which became urban slums. The only photo I have is of me in mum's arms in the back door aged about a few weeks.

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