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Leyland - Queen's Hotel

Name: The Queen's Hotel

Address: 1, Golden Hill Lane, Leyland

This public house was built in the 1837, with the Leyland and Farington Co-op Store next door being built as one building. In Chapel Brow, the Vaults was a separate building with entry through a door onto the Brow..

Annotated Map of Hough Lane Area (1928)

Listed landlords at the Queen's Hotel were Thomas Smith (1869-76), Henry Gardner (1877-81), Richard Lomax (1891-92), Sarah Lomax (1892), Alfred J Lomax (1892-1911) and Robert & Barnes (1917-30) and Alfred Barnes (1930-31).

THE WIGAN OBSERVER AND DISTRICT ADVERTISER, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 10th 1869 seller, of Heskin, who had his present house for 18 years, and had been fined twice— Thomas Smith, of the Queen’s Hotel, Golden Hill, Leyland—William Baxendale, Traveller’s Rest, Langtree.—Several applications from Longton and Chorley were also refused.
10 September 1869 - Wigan Observer and District Advertiser

1871 Census

Leyland—Important Sale of Valuable Home Property
Situate on Turpin Green, near the Railway Station, Leyland. 
MR. R. MOULDING respectfully announces  received instructions from Mr. John Martin, the owner, to offer for Sale Auction, at the house of Mr. Thomas Smith, the Queen's Hotel, Leyland, on Wednesday, November 25th, at seven o'clock in the evening, in one or more lots shall be agreed upon...
14 November 1874 - Preston Herald

1881 Census

 Bell ringers...ascended to try and ring out several peals during Sunday to the 48th anniversary of the Queen's Leyland and Farington Co-operative. The working of the quarter just ended enables the committee of this society to declare dividend. 
24 June 1885 - Preston Herald 

The Queen's and Cooperative Store c.1890

On Thursday, the coroner, Dr. Gilbertson, held Inquest at the Queen’s Hotel, Leyland, touching the death of John Baker, of 26, Herbert-street, who died through injuries received under following circumstances
19 June 1886 - Preston Herald

1891 Census

 Alfred Lomax applied on behalf of his sister, Sarah Lomax, holder of the licence of the Queen’s Hotel, Leyland, for occasional licence in room adjoining the hotel, on the occasion of the Leyland May Festival May and 28th.
11 May 1892 - Preston Herald 

1901 Census

1911 Census

1917 Barrett's Directory

When Alfred Barnes (30), licensee of the Queen’s Hotel, Leyland, was summoned Leyland today, for dangerous driving, it was stated that he emerged from Moss Lane.
13 January 1930 - Lancashire Evening Post

 At Preston Police Court, to-day, Alfred Barnes (32), licensee of the Queens Hotel, Leyland, pleaded not guilty to charge of being in charge of motor car in Fishergate on Saturday last whilst under the influence of drink.
08 July 1931 - Lancashire Evening Post 

Death Notices Blackpool, who died suddenly on Wednesday. Mr. Barnes, who was a native of Leyland, was formerly proprietor of the Queen's Hotel, Leyland. The service was conducted the Rev. F. W. Argyle, vicar. The mourners included representatives from the following Freemasons.
15 May 1937 - Lancashire Evening Post

Probate record of Alfred Lomax 1944

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