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Tuesday, 20 March 2012

WHITTLE AND STEEL, Back Lane

WHITTLE AND STEEL
Back Lane
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MINE HOST:
1836           see article, below.
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STEALING MONEY
On Monday last, William Parkinson, (alias Yates),
was charged at the Town Hall with having stolen
£21 10s, the property of his mistress, who resides
at Ratcliffe Bridge near Manchester. 

Information of the theft having reached the police
station here, a search was made for him, and he was
found at the Whittle and Steel beershop (a house of
ill-fame), in Back Lane, with £9 in his possession, 
nearly all in silver and copper.

He was sent, in the charge of Constable Holt to
Manchester. where he was committed to the 
Salford Session.
Preston Chronicle  30th January 1836
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COMMITMENTS
On Tuesday, Ellen Porter and Mary Ann Holden,
two women of the town, who had been found at the
Whittle and Steel, a house of ill-fame, were committed 
for three months to the House of Corection.
Preston Chronicle 4th June 1836
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TO BE LET BY PRIVATE TREATY
With immediate possession.
ALL that DWELLING-HOUSE, situate in Back Lane,
Preston, for some time occupied as a retail BEER-HOUSE,
and for which it is well-adapted. It is known by the sign of
the WHITTLE and STEEL, and adjoins the smithy of
Messrs. Nuttle.
Apply to Mr. RIGBY, at the Virgins Inn; or 
Mr. RISHTON, Solicitor, 12 Cannon Street.
Preston Chronicle  18th June 1836
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