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Prince of Wales (New Market Street)

Name: The Prince of Wales

Address: 1, Livesey Street (now 12 New Market Street), Chorley

The Prince of Wales 2015

The Prince of Wales has been a feature of Chorley's market place since the mid-1860's and remains a thriving business to this day.  Situated on the corner of New Market Street and what used to be Livesey Street prior to the Market Walk development it was first listed on records in 1865 and the landlords thereafter were Henry Whittaker (1865-79), Elizabeth Whittaker (1881), Samuel Fairbrother (1882), John Marsden (1889-94), Joseph A Shaw (1901), Daniel Tyson (1909), Charles Hebden (1911), Robert Cottam (1930) and Francis Melling (1936).





The below photo shows a Whittle Springs Brewery delivery taking place at the Fazackerley Arms on Market Place back in 1872 the Prince of Wales and the entrance to Livesey Street can be seen left of picture.



  
1871 Census

1988 from Alan Winfield http://neverendingpubcrawl.blogspot.co.uk/

1881 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 20 March 1906

1891 Census

The Prince of Wales was also home to three Chorley brothers who tragically all lost their lives in World War 1.  They were: -


Harry Marsden was 29 when he died.He died at Cologne on 13/3/1919.
His sacrifice is recalled at COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY and he is recorded in the Chorley Memorial Album in Astley Hall on page CMB/I/50a. He also appears on the Memorial Plaque in the Parish Church of St Laurence.
Served in Belgium, France, and Germany. Died from Pneumonia at Cologne.
Youngest and third son to die for his country of the late John Marsden and of Esther Shaw (formerly Marsden) of Chorley. Army Service Corps: 29th Division, Military Transport Company. 
In 1901 brothers Herbert, Edwin (Edward) and Harry are all living at 1 Livesey Street, Chorley (Prince of Wales Hotel) - Step sons to householder Joseph Shaw and mother Esther. Herbert is still a student, at 12 years old.


Lance Corporal Herbert Marsden was 29 when he died. He died at Cologne on 13/3/1919.
His sacrifice is recalled at COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY and he is recorded in the Chorley Memorial Album in Astley Hall. He also appears on the Memorial Plaque in the Parish Church of St Laurence.
Served in Belgium, France, and Germany. Died from Pneumonia at Cologne.
Youngest and third son to die for his country of the late John Marsden and of Esther Shaw (formerly Marsden) of Chorley. Army Service Corps: 29th Division, Military Transport Company.


Edwin Marsden was 29 when he died. He died at Suvla Bay Chenak Bair (Chocolate Hill) on 10/8/1915. His sacrifice is recalled at CHUNUK BAIR CEMETERY, ANZAC and he is recorded in the Chorley Memorial Album in Astley Hall. He also appears on the Memorial Plaque in the Parish Church of St Laurence, though is recorded as “Edward”.
Served in Gallipoli. CMB gives d.o.d. as 10/08/1915. Son of Esther Shaw (formerly Marsden) and the late John Marsden. 


Blackburn Standard 19 December 1896

The above newspaper cutting was from an advert for "Ravenswood Pure Old Scotch Malt Whiskey" and listed all the pubs in the North West who sold it.  As can be seen above, by 1896 John Marsden had died leaving Esther to run the pub.

1901 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 02 September 1909

Lancashire Evening Post 15 May 1934

1911 Census

The below photos show the Prince of Wales pre-1990; the Livesey Street side of the pub is no longer visible today due to the development of Market Walk in the 1990s.

The Prince of Wales and Livesey Street pre-Market Walk

The Prince of Wales and Livesey Street pre-Market Walk

Lancashire Evening Post 06 February 1930

Livesey Street

Lancashire Evening Post 04 July 1933

The building of Market Walk (Livesey Street)

Chorley Guardian 7th February 2017

2016

February 2018 Chorley Guardian

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