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Withnell/Brinscall - Hoghton Arms

Name: The Hoghton Arms Inn

Address: Billy Lane, Withnell, Chorley

Hoghton Arms c.1960's

The Hoghton Arms dates back to the 1840's and was located on Billy Street although today the postal address is Blackburn Rd, Withnell, Chorley. First reference to the pub is on the 1841 Census when an Edward Blackledge, a "Schoolmaster" was shown living at the Hoghton Side Bar.  Whether or not he sold beer as a side line is not known but by the time of the 1849 map below the Hoghton Arms was very much an established concern in the Blackledge family along with farming.

1841 Census

1849 Map

Listed landlords at the Hoghton Arms Inn included William Blackledge (1851-61), Oliver Fowler (1871-81), Roger Duckworth (1885-1901) and Job Parkinson (1911).

1851 Census

1861 Census

1871 Census

1881 Census

Preston Chronicle 26 September 1885

1891 Census

1892 Map

1901 Census

1911 Census

1938 Map

Hoghton Arms 2016

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