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Saturday, 17 March 2012

VOLUNTEER INN, Bow Lane

VOLUNTEER INN
17  (later 43)  Bow Lane
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MINE HOSTS:
1855 - 60                Richard Marsden - owner of property.
1861 - 64                Joseph Buck
1864 - 71                William Battersby
1871                        James Tickle
1873 - 75                Timothy Newbound     d. 1.4.1875 aged 47 years.
1875                        Mrs. Elizabeth Newbound
1875                        Richard Lancaster
1877 - 85                James Helm   d. 19.6.1885 aged 62 years.
1885                        Ester Ellen Helm
1885 - 88                Thomas Rigby
1888 - 92                John Roberts
1892                        Mary Pattinson
1892                        Joseph Seller
1893                        Evan Fowler Wilcock
1893                        Elizabeth Gibbon
1893                        Isaac Clarke
1894                        William Thomas Wheeler
1894                        Elizabeth Wallbank
1894                        Edward Wilson the younger.
1895 - 1912            Thomas Houghton   d. 16.9.1912  Was a Director of P.N.E.
1913 - 18                Agnes Houghton  -  Thomas's wife.
1924 -                      Robert Dewhurst
1932 - 40                Frederick W. Williams
1944                       Alice Williams

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IF YOU WANT A FINE GLASS
OF SPARKLING ALE
call at 
J. BUCK'S, Volunteer Inn, Bow Lane,
GENUINE WINES AND SPIRITS, PORTER, &c.
Preston Chronicle 29th June 1861
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Preston Chronicle   23rd March 1867
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T. NEWBOUND
BEGS to inform his Friends and the Public that he
has taken the old-established and well-known INN,
"THE VOLUNTEER," Bow Lane, where he has
in stock a first-class assortment of Wines, Spirits, 
Ales, Porter, &c.
EXCELLENT BAR PARLOUR ACCOMODATION

T.N. also wishes to intimate to his friends that his
agreement with the executors of the late Charles Turner,
coal proprietor, expired on May 31st, and that all orders
for supply of Arley, Orrel, or any other class of coal,
will be promptly attended to, as heretofore, by him.
Preston Chronicle 21st June 1873
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R. LANCASTER (Agent for Messrs. Thomas and James Bernard,
Maltsters and Brewers, Edinburgh) begs to inform his Friends and
the Public that he has taken possessionof the VOLUNTEER INN, 
Bow Lane, Preston, where he hopes by supplyng only first-class
articles to merit a share of public patronage.

A large assortment of the very best Wines, Spirits, Ales, &c.,
 in Stock.

The Agency Business will be continued by R.L. as heretofore, and 
no pains will be spared to promptly attend to all orders from
town or country.
Preston Chronicle 14th August 1875
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CENSUS RETURNS
1861
Joseph Buck                   28 years                       Publican                b. Preston
Mary Ann Buck              28                                Wife                     b. Poonah, India
Mary Ann Buck               6                                  Daughter              b. Preston

1871
William Battersby            39 years                       Lic. Vict.               b. Walton-le-dale
Ann Battersby                 44                                Wife                      b. Kirby Lonsdale

1881
James Helm                     58 years                      Publican                 b. Higham
Martha Helm                   49                               Wife                       b. Walton-le-dale
E. Ellen Helm                   27                               Daughter                b. Higham
Martha A. Helm               9                                 Daughter               b. Walton-le-dale

1891
John Roberts                   35 years                       Publican                b. Glamorganshire
Jane Roberts                    31                               Wife                      b. Scorton
Mary E. Roberts               4                                 Daughter               b. Preston
John H. Roberts                2                                 Son                               do

1901
Thomas Houghton           37 years                       Lic. Vict.               b. Preston
Agnes Houghton             41                                 Wife                               do
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