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Old Sir Simon

Date of photo: 1892

Picture source: Richard Richmond


 
The Old Sir Simon was situated on Friargate. The above photo shows the pub decorated for the opening of Preston dock 1892. This pub was named after Sir Simon Fraser, the 11th Lord Lovat. He was the last person to be executed on Tower Hill. He was beheaded there on April 9th 1747 for his involvement with the Jacobite rebellion of 1715.
 

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