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Talbot Inn

Name: The Talbot Inn

Address: 14, Railway Street, Chorley

The Talbot 2015

The Talbot Inn first appeared in Chorley on the 1861 census and was one of a handful of pubs in close proximity to the railway station, the others including the Waggon Makers, Station Hotel, Railway Hotel, Leigh Arms and Railway Hotel.  It has been a hairdresser/Barber's shop now since around 2006 and no longer trades as a pub.  Next door the Waggon Makers, now called Sam's Bar is still open.

Listed landlords at the Talbot Inn were Richard Holden (1861), Mary Ann Holden (1865), James Higham (1871), Robert Halliwell (1871-85), Michael Walsh (1885-89), William Baxendale (1891), Emma Gent (1901) and Thomas Costello (1911).

1861 Census

Preston Chronicle 18 October 1862

1871 Census

Preston Chronicle 16 September 1871

Marriage: 27 Mar 1875 St Laurence, Chorley, Lancashire, England
Richard Higham - 21 Weaver Bachelor of Chorley
Esther Ann Halliwell - 21 Weaver Spinster of Chorley
Groom's Parents: James Higham, Draper
Bride's Parents: Robert Halliwell, Publican
Witness: William Howarth; Matilda Halliwell, (X)
Married by Certificate by: Fredk. J. Owens
Register: Marriages 1853 - 1879, Page 205, Entry 409
Source: LDS Film 1517687

1988 - The Waggon Makers' Arms & Talbot from The Never Ending Pub Crawl by Alan Winfield
The photo above pictures the Talbot Inn c.1988 when it was used for residential purposes before being converted into a Barbers.

1881 Census

Preston Chronicle 26 September 1885

1891 Census

Marriage: 25 Nov 1893 St Peter, Chorley, Lancashire, England
Richard Henry Brindle - 26 Warehouseman Widower
of Talbot Hotel, Railway Street, Chorley
Alice Flevill - 29 Parier Widow of 42 Heapey Road, Chorley
    Groom's Father: John Brindle, Stonemason
    Bride's Father: John Hargreaves, Labourer
    Witness: Richard Hargreaves; Selina Hargreaves
    Married by Banns by: J. Wickliffe Pendleton (Curate)
    Register: Marriages 1893 - 1900, Page 9, Entry 17
    Source: LDS Film 1517687

Talbot Hotel - Facebook "Chorley Then & Now" Paul Topping

1901 Census

Talbot Inn and Waggon Makers' (Sam's Bar) 2016

1911 Census

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