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Adlington - Cardwell Arms

Name: The Cardwell Arms

Address: Chorley Road, Adlington


The Cardwell Arms has been in existence since the late 1850's and was originally the home of the Tyrer family.  A detailed history of its early beginnings can be found on the following link to the Adlington and District History blog: -


The press article below shows that in 1859 Richard Tyrer was already at the Cardwell in Higher Adlington running it as a beer house and applying for a new licence.



Preston Chronicle 03 September 1859

Listed landlords of the pub were Richard Tyrer (1858-60), Ellen Tyrer (1860-76), Charles Mitchell (1876-1911) and Janice & Lee Ashworth (2017).



1861 Census



1871 Census


Chorley Standard and District Advertiser 27 May 1876

After nearly 20 years at the Cardwell Arms Ellen Tyrer sold the pub by auction and shortly afterwards Charles Mitchell began what was to be a lengthy period as landlord totally in excess of 30 years at the Cardwell.

1881 Census


1891 Census

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer 25 November 1895


Lancashire Evening Post 08 March 1899

1901 Census


Lancashire Evening Post 11 October 1910

1911 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 28 November 1917

Lancashire Evening Post 16 June 1919

Chorley Citizen April 2017

The Cardwell Arms 2009

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