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Monday, 7 December 2020

An Index of Pubs with Family Connections


With new and surprising discoveries every day it seems, a list of pubs with some sort of family connection is becoming necessary: 
  1. The Chequers Inn, Great Dunmow, Essex - c. 1802, 5th great-grand uncle, William Hockley, was Hostler.
  2. The Bell Inn, West Haddon, Northamptonshire, Stephen Botterill.
  3. The Graziers Arms, West Haddon, Northamptonshire, Stephen Botterill.
  4. The King and Queen, St George in the East - c. 1850-1870, the landlord was one of my 3x great-grandfathers, Edward Green. His wife Eliza, my 3rd great-grandmother, took over until 1875. 
  5. Salisbury Arms, Eastfield Street, Limehouse - John Isaac Robert Horn, a 2x great-grand uncle by marriage was landlord from 1876.
  6. The White Hart in Deptford Green - Daniel Botterill, another 2x great-grand uncle was landlord from 1867 and in 1871.
  7. Old Centurion Pub on Deptford Boadway - Daniel Botterill, in 1874.
  8. Clock House in Holborn - 1881 and 1882, Daniel Botterill.
  9. Holly Tree Arms in Lewisham - Daniel Botterill, 1891 to 1894. 
  10. Princess Royal, Longley Road, Croydon, 2x great-grand uncle by marriage, John Soppit was licensee, while his nephew, John Benjamin Botterill (son of Daniel Botterill) was employed as manager.
  11. Shortlands Tavern, Shortlands, Bromley, Kent, John Soppit.
  12. Blacksmith’s Arms, Cudham, Sevenoaks, Kent, John Benjamin Botterill.
  13. Prince Frederick, Nichol Lane Bromley, Kent, John Benjamin Botterill.
  14. Hare & Hounds, Witheridge, Devon, cousin, John Charles Stone.
  15. Victory, 152 Albany Street, Regents Park NW1.
  16. Blue Anchor, 1 The Highway, Stepney E1.
  17. Kings Head, North Street, Great Dunmow, Henry Wilton.
  18. Victoria, 46 Three Colt Street, Limehouse E14, Benjamin Tompson.
  19. Spotted Cow, Hither Green Lane, Lewisham, Benjamin Tompson.
There is also one more, the name of which I've yet to discover and, on the other side of the bar, two pubs in cases where my great-grandfather, David Jones, in Ireland was up in court after being caught in lockins!

To be continued ...

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