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Queen Victoria, 43 Canning Street, Ancoats,  Manchester, Lancashire

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The address is at 43 Canning street as early as 1855, but prior to this appears to be at 33 Canning street, Woodward street. The Queen Victoria is noted in all directory entries, and is therefore road renumbering.

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I discovered that there was a brewery on Canning Street. The brewery was founded in 1840 by Ellis Boardman, who was the father of Joseph Boardman. Ellis Boardman died aged 66 years in 1879, his death registered in the sub-district of Ancoats. *

Joseph Boardman and his family are at the Queen Victoria on Canning Street in 1881 until at least 1911. Presumably the brewery supplied the pub and may indeed have been part of it, or attached to it, or certainly on the same street. Indeed, the idea of re-numbering the street might be wrong. For example 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43 on one side of the street could represent the brewery, the pub and four houses. Also, the Queen Victoria could have come into existence in say 1840, three years after Queen Victoria came to the throne. Just an idea. *

1846/W Lowcock/Taverns and Public Houses/Queen Victoria 33 Canning Street/Slater's National Commercial Directory Page 53 *

There is a marriage in Stockport, in December 1840 between Henry Bond and Alice Vernon.

My 3rd great-grandfather Henry Bond and 3rd great-grandfather Alice Bond (née Vernon), appear to have been running the Queen Victoria in the 1850s. *

1850/Henry Bond/Beer Retailer of 33 Canning street, Woodward St/Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford page 44 *

1851/Henry Bond/Publican of 33 Canning street/34/Lancashire/Census *
1851/Alice Bond/Wife of 33 Canning street/36/Cheshire/Census
1851/Margaret Vernon/Mother in law/70/Lancashire/Census
1851/Ann Nutham/General Servant/23/Ireland/Census

1852/Henry Bond/Victualler of Queen Victoria 33 Canning street, Woodward St/Whellan and Co´s Directory of Manchester 1852 page 34 *

1855/Henry Bond, Queen Victoria, 43 Canning street, Woodward street/../Slaters Directory  *

1869/James Cathbert, Queen Victoria, 43 Canning street, Butler street/../Slaters Directory

1876/Thomas Hoyle/../../Slaters Directory

The father of Joseph Boardman is Ellis Boardman, brewer at the Coach & Horses, Daniel street.

In the 1871 census, Joseph Boardman is a brewer at 100 Ridgway street which appears to be a beer house according to the 1911 census.

1881/Joseph Boardman/Licensed Victualler/39/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Elizabeth Boardman/Wife/38/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/William Boardman/Son, Assistant/16/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Ellis Boardman/Son/13/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Alice Boardman/Daughter/10/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Eleanor Boardman/Daughter/8/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Hannah Boardman/Daughter/6/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Henry Boardman/Son/5/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Joseph Boardman/Son/2/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1881/Henry Jones/Waiter/23/Cleveland (British Subject), America/Census
1881/Mary Dickenson/General Servant/22/Tildsley, Lancashire/Census

1895/Joseph Boardman/../../Slaters Directory

1911/Joseph Boardman/../../Slaters Directory

1911/Arthur Squire Boardman/Manager of Public House/27/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1911/Nellie Boardman/Wife, Assistant/28/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1911/Annie Boardman/Daughter/2/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1911/Martin Mulligan/Barman/24/Ramsbottom, Lancashire/Census
1911/Agnes Harland/Servant/23/Manchester, Lancashire/Census

Joseph Boardman death aged 83 years in 1925 registered at Stretford. He had already retired to Urmston by the 1911 census.

Year 1926. BOARDMAN Joseph of The Orchard 210 Higher-road Urmston Lancashire died 19 January 1925 Probate Manchester 8 March to Arthur Squire Boardman brewer's manager James Arthur Westbrook solicitor's managing clerk and Henry Boardman assistant brewer. Effects £48,730 12s. 5d. *

1929/Walt Allibone/../../Kellys Directory

* Provided By Neil Bancroft

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