Friargate lower

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The lower end of Friargate in the later 17th century based on a plan at Lancashire Archives (DDX194/9) and a copy of the plan at the Harris Reference Library, Preston, annotated with the names of property owners by Stephen Sartin. The annotation also identifies inns and taverns, barns and other buildings as well as indicating which properties extend to more than two storeys. The numbers are the ones on the annotated plan and relate to the list below. Note: DDX194/9 is an attempt at a visualisation based on original survey documents. Its accuracy is uncertain, but it does provide a feel for the townscape in 1685 (see The 1685 Survey of Preston for a detailed discussion of the 17th-century plans).

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List of property owners

Spelling of names as in original Lancashire Archive documents: be aware of  possible transcription errors.

208: Roger Bannester      209: Jno Chorley      210: Widow Grestock      211: Widow Coupland      212: Wm Scarbrough      213: Jno Whaller      214: Jno Thrilford      215: Wm Bennett      216: Sgt Rigby      217: Preston      a: Rt Hall      b: Jno Singleton      c: Wm Worden      d: Edw Gregson      e: Jno Threlton      f: Law Bullin      g: Wm Baly      h: Jno Bray      218: Rd Bray gardener     219: Law Cooper      220: Hen Barns      221: Jno Taylor      222: Dor Cumray      223: Wm Wamsley      224: Margery Cumray      225: William Worden      226: James Helm      227: Widow Bratherton      228: Hugh Gurnall