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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

WHITE LION, Syke Hill

WHITE LION
1 Syke Hill
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Arkwright House, Stoneygate, will give you your bearings for the "WHITE LION".
Shepherd Street runs to the left of the White Lion.
MINE HOSTS:
1808                        Henry Scott   -  wife died 29.11.1808 aged 38 'after a few days of illness'.
1812                        Henry / Thomas Scott   -  d. 26.5.1812 Thomas was probably a son.
1818 - 19                John Walmsley   d. 25.1.1819
1819 - 28                Jane Walmsley
1829                        James Walmsely
1831                        John Mayor
1834                        Richard Strickland
1834                        Thomas Hammond      d. 26.8.1834, see below
1841                        James Stirzaker
1845                        Joseph Park   -  Given in Preston Chronicle 16.8.1845 at the "BLACK LION"
                                                                - owned by Messrs. T. Clark and H. Armstrong
1850 - 54                 Henry Rich
1857 - 61                Thomas Martin
1862                        H. Rich
1865 - 66                Elizabeth Martin  - in 1866 J.S. FOSS married Elizabeth Martin.
1866 - 73                Joseph Scott Foss - in 1870 J.S.F. was cautioned for allowing prostitues to frequent the White Lion.
1877 - 81                Mrs. Mary Seed
1881 - 98                William Reeder Walker - 1882 owned by Rev. Peter Holmes, Huyton, Liverpool.
                                                                    - bought by William Reeder Walker.
1899                        John James Crook        - property owned by Simon Child.
1900                        Simon Child
1900 - 01                Thurston Walker
1902                        Arthur Yates
1902                        Henry Hill
1905                       Charles William F. Chandler - note the conflicting date here
1905 - 07                Henry Haworth
1910 - 17                John William (Jack) Hutchins
1924                       Thomas Nichol
1931 - 32               Alfred Gommersall - wife, Margaret, d. 14.2.1931 aged 56 years.
1936                       Walter Langabeer
1940                       Seth Bond
1944                       Robert Moss
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DEATH:  On Tuesday last, Mr. Thomas Scott,
of the White Lion public-house, Preston.
Lancaster Gazette  30th May 1812
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DEATH:  On Tuesday last, Mr. Henry Scott,
of the White Lion public-house, Preston 
Lancaster Gazette  27th June 1812
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DEATH:  On Monday last, Mr. John Walmsley,
of the White Lion public-house, in Preston.
Lancaster Gazette  30th January 1819 
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Preston Chronicle  21st May 1831
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ANY person who can give any account
of the Estate and Effects, or Debts owing
to RICHARD STRICKLAND, late of
the WHITE LION, public-house, Preston,
are requested to send the particulars to
JOHN NOBLE, Maudland Kilns, Preston.
Preston Chronicle 14th June 1834
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DEATH:  On Tuesday last, Mr. Thomas Hammond,
landlord of the White Lion public-house, Syke.
Preston Chronicle  30th August 1834 
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 The Era  31st March 1850
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The Era  16th February 1851
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Freeman's Journal (Dublin)   19th February 1857
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Preston Chronicle   19th December 1863
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Preston Chronicle  6th October 1866
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Preston Chronicle  26th October 1872
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Preston Guardian  15th February 1879
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 Lancashire Evening Post   20th September 1905
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CENSUS RETURNS
1841
James Stirzaker                      34 years                     Publican
Ann Stirzaker                         38                              Wife
James Stirzaker                     10 months                   Son

1851
Henry Rich                             41 years                     Innkeeper                 b. Woodplumpton

1861
Thomas Martin                       36 years                    Innkeeper                              ?
Elizabeth Martin                      32                             Wife
Thurston Martin                       4                              Son
Thomas Henry Martn              5                               Son
Margaret Ellen Martin              1                              Daughter

1871
Walter Scott Foss                  29 years                    Innkeeper                  b. Preston
Elizabeth Foss                        42                             Wife                          b. Bolton ?
Walter Foss                             4                              Son                           b. Preston

1881
William Walker                     21 years                     Lic. Vict.                    b. Preston
Margaret Ellen Walker          21                              Wife                                    do
Thurston Walker                   1                                Son                                     do
    see 1861 census for the link.

1891
William Walker                     31 years                     Publican                     b. Preston
Thurston Walker                   10                              Son                                     do
Margaret E. Walker              31                              Wife                                    do
    
1901
Thurston Walker                   22 years                     Publican                     b. Preston
Margaret U. Walker             22                              Wife                                    do
William Walker                     7 months                    Son                                     do
      see the 1881 census for another link.

1911
Jack Hutchins                       34 years                     Publican                     b. Gateshead
Ellen Hutchins                       38                   Wife / Assisting in business    b. Upholland
Heorge Hutchins                    4                              Son                            b. Blackpool
Jack Hutchins                        3                              Son                                       do
Robert Morris                      14                       Nephew / School              b. Winson Green, Birmingham
Fred Hutchins                      31      Brother / Out of work cabinet maker   b. Gateshead
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