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Saturday, 17 March 2012

VICTORIA TAVERN, Walker Street

VICTORIA TAVERN
24  (later 34)  Walker Street
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MINE HOSTS:
1850        See article from P.C. 2.11.1850
1853                    James Spencer
1861 - 78             James Hall  - A cooper;    wife, Alice, d. 30.1.1877.
1878 - 95             Thomas Cuerden
1895 - 97             Margaret Cuerden
1897 - 99             Christopher Winskill
1899 - 1900         Jeremiah Finnicane
1900 - 04             Martin Rooney
1907 - 08             Catherine Gready  Miss, (Grady)
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WILLIAM SALTER was brought up on Wednesday last,
on a charge of stealing 30 shillngs from William Brogden,
on the preceding day. It appeared that Brogden and the
prisoner were drinking together in the VICTORIA TAVERN,
Walker Street, when the latter availed himself of the
opportunity of taking the above mentioned money, which
consisted of half-crowns.

P.C. Hesketh apprehended the prisoner on the same day,
and on searching him found nine half-crowns, and some other
moneys. Committed for trial.
Preston Chronicle 2nd November 1850
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 Preston Chronicle  19th March 1859
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DEATH - On the 30th January, 
Alice, wife of James Hall, cooper,
Victoria Tavern, Walker Street.
Preston Chronicle 3rd February 1877
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 Lancashire Evening Post   6th February 1908
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
James Hall                    30 years                   Cooper & Beerseller          b. Preston
Alice Hall                      34                            Wife                                           do
James Hall                     2                              Son                                            do
Mary Hall                     11 months                 Daughter                                     do

1871
James Hall                    40 years                   Cooper & Beerseller          b. Preston
Alice Hall                      45                            Wife                                           do
James Hall                     12                            Son                                            do
Mary Hall                       9                             Daughter                                    do
Ellen Hall                        4                             Daughter                                    do

1881
Thomas Cuerden          39 years                    Beerhouse Keeper             b. Preston
Margaret Cuerden         50                            Wife                                           do

1891
Thomas Cuerden          49 years                    Beerseller                           b. Preston
Margaret Cuerden        60                             Wife                                   b. Goosnargh

1901
Martin Rooney             34 years                    Bricksetter's Labourer         b. Ireland
Bridget Rooney            34                             Wife                                    b. Farrington
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