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Waggon & Horses

Name: The Waggon and Horses

Address: 42, Bolton Street, Chorley

Listed landlords of the Waggon & Horses in Chorley date back to the early 1800's and were as follows: - Richard Nixon (1818), Richard Nelson (1822-32), John Walmsley, James Langton (1835-39), Isabella Gillibrand (1841), Richard Ainscough (1851), Richard Preston (1851), Daniel Mellor (1857), James Boocock (1861-65), Jane Boocock (1871-76), John Darcy (1879-82), Richard France (1887-91),Thomas Cubbin (1901-11) and William Nobley (1936).

Preston Chronicle 17 March 1832

1841 Census

Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser 15 April 1846

1851 Census

Preston Chronicle 26 April 1851

Preston Chronicle 15 January 1853

Lancaster Gazette 25 February 1854

London Gazette 11th Aug 1857

Daniel Mellor, formerly of the Printers' Arms, Market Street,
Chorley, Lancashire, Retail Dealer in Ale, and
late of the Wagon and Horses, Bolton-street, Chorley
aforesaid, Licensed Victualler.

1861 Census

1871 Census

1881 Census

Marriage: 26 Jun 1887 St George, Chorley, Lancashire, England
Rodger Miller Ward - 27 Prison Warder Bachelor of Walton, Nr. Liverpool
Mary Jane France - 22 Weaver Spinster of 42 Bolton Street
Groom's Father: John Ward, Collier
Bride's Father: Richard France, Publican
Witness: John Edward France; Elizabeth Ann Garner
Married by Banns by: Fredk. J. Owens
Register: Marriages 1883 - 1893, Page 96, Entry 192
Source: LDS Film 1526078

Waggon and Horse c.1980's

Marriage: 8 Jan 1891 St George, Chorley, Lancashire, England
Joseph Ainscough - 23 Quarryman Bachelor of 42 Bolton Street
Catherine France - 20 Spinster of 42 Bolton Street
Groom's Father: Thomas Ainscough, Deceased, Quarryman
Bride's Father: Richard France, Publican
Witness: Eliza Hannah France; Washington Ainscough
Married by Supt Registrar's Certificate by: J. A. Pattinson M. A.
Register: Marriages 1883 - 1893, Page 188, Entry 375
Source: LDS Film 1526078

1891 Census
The original Waggon & Horses was demolished sometime in the early 1890's and the current building erected in 1894.

1901 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 09 October 1906

1911 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 12 October 1937

Lancashire Evening Post 31 January 1946

The Waggon & Horses closed in the 1990's and was later converted into flats, which remains the building's use to this day.


1 comment:

  1. James Boocock, licensee in 1871, was the husband of Jane (nee Edge), who took over in February 1871 following his death. He was buried 2 Feb 1871.
    Deborah, wife of John Darcy, was the daughter of James and Jane.