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Withnell/Brinscall - Cricketer's Arms

Name: The Cricketer's Arms

Address: School Lane, Brinscall




The Cricketer's has been a part of everyday life on School Lane, Brinscall since the early 1800's.  The first listed tenant was Judith Wadsworth, a single woman from Brindle who presided over the pub for 40 years or so. Local records confirm she was baptised on 11th Mar 1798 at St James', Brindle and was the daughter of Richard Wadsworth.

Listed landlords at the pub were Judith Wadsworth (1841-1872), Samuel Hanson (1872-), William Parker (1881), John Murgatroyd (1891-1901) and John Holden (1911).


1841 Census

1851 Census

1861 Census

Blackburn Standard 13 July 1864

1871 Census

Chorley Guardian 19 October 1872



1881 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 26 August 1891

1891 Census


1901 Census

Lancashire Evening Post 24 October 1907

1911 Census


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