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Forum: Licensed Victuallers, Innkeepers, etc.

Ancestors who were in the hospitality trade.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: National Brewery Heritage Trust - HistoryPin

    A cache of over 3000 photographs relating to (mainly Charringtons) breweries and public houses was found in a skip 25 years ago. It was rescued by a former Charrington's employee. The photographs were then donated to the National Brewery Heritage Trust (NBHT) and they have now been digitised....

    Started by thewideeyedowl‎, 17-01-2016 4:40 PM
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  1. Samuel Whitbread, Godfrey & Thomas Shewell

    I am trying to find details of Godfrey and Thomas Shewell. Samuel Whitbread went into partnership with them in 1742. Godfrey left in 1748 and Thomas was bought out by Samuel in 1761. Where did the Shewells come from and what happened to them after they left? Any information would be greatly...

    Started by peter nicholl‎, 13-01-2013 6:02 PM
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  2. Thumbs up King William Ale House (Thomas Stephens)

    I recently found out that one of my paternal ancestors, Worcestershire born Thomas Stephens, owned, or worked in a pub somewhere in Bristol and today I found out that it was the King William Ale House in Little King Street, St Nicholas Parish. This is found on his census in the addresses panel...

    Started by NettleBranches‎, 13-11-2018 4:50 PM
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  3. Kay's Atlas Brewery

    Does anyone know where exactly in Ardwick, Manchester , Kay's Atlas brewery was ? Taken over by Frederic Robinson's of Stockport in 1929.|help|

    Started by billysax‎, 12-09-2008 12:15 PM
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  4. A question about barmaids

    Does anyone know how old a woman would have to be to become a barmaid in the 1870s? I am assuming she would have to be at least 18 but things may have been different then.

    Started by swendeperle82‎, 19-06-2018 9:57 AM
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  5. Milltown Inn Lisburn 0r Travellers rest Inn

    I think my ggg uncle William Alderdice may have oned this pub in or around 1850 it was used for the Freemason

    Started by stalightr‎, 18-08-2016 11:24 AM
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  6. Post innkeeper Thomas Hodges

    looking for further information on Thomas Hodges, innkeeper at Royal Standard Inn, 102 Back St Hereford in the 1851 census.

    Started by DoreenH‎, 04-08-2013 8:12 AM
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  7. The Green Man

    Hello; This is a new thread. After coming up dry on the Little Wonder, trying to find if my grandparents,George and Gertrude Carter were connected with the Green Man pub (later known as O'Douls') at 67 Plumstead High Street, London SE18 or SE16. The connection showed up on my father's war...

    Started by Greatstone‎, 25-01-2016 10:39 PM
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  8. sims family

    My family were Sims and they all in the pub trade in London..Any connections here?

    Started by margarets2003‎, 08-01-2010 6:21 AM
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    17-01-2016, 1:47 AM Go to last post
  9. George Singleton - Victualler Liverpool 1862

    My 2x ggf George Singleton was a licensed victualler 1862 to 1896 in Liverpool. According to an article in the Liverpool Daily Post of 28 Nov 1862 George was allowed his license, transferred from "Thomas Bunson deceased Queen Ann Street". Do you know what he had to pay to get the license? How do I...

    Started by Nolindr‎, 20-11-2015 9:46 PM
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  10. Little Wonder Pub

    Believe my Grandfather ran the Little Wonder at 322 Ilderton Road in the 1930's or 40's. His name was George Carter. He was married to Gertrude Carter, nee Royall. The pub was demolished in 1962 and he died in 1957. Anyone know of it or where I could verify if he was the licensed victualler for...

    Started by Greatstone‎, 08-10-2015 7:39 PM
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  11. George Benjamin Wilson

    Landlord/Publican of "The Black Dog" in Portsmouth. Also a theatrical SCENE PAINTER and sometime proprietor of a MUSIC HALL in Portsmouth.

    Started by John Le Gras‎, 04-10-2015 5:08 PM
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  12. Woodhalls Brewery, West Bromwich

    My great great grandfather Paul Woodhall (b. 1805) according to family legend owned a brewery in West Bromwich. According to: 1861 census: Residing at 47, Parsonage Street West Bromwich. occ Retail Brewer. 1871 census: Residing at Little Lane (Church Field Tavern ) West Bromwich. Paul was a...

    Started by shaygriff‎, 05-07-2015 4:41 PM
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  13. Hartlepool pubs

    Hello there. My mum has been researching our family tree for years. She has long hoped to find a picture of her GG grandfather who was a brewer in Hartelpool until around 1880 ish. Failing a picture of the man himself, she would like to see a picture of one of his pubs. These included, The Angel,...

    Started by Barnzzz‎, 14-12-2008 9:21 PM
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    25-04-2015, 6:58 PM Go to last post
  14. Thomas and Anne Hudson/ Inkeepers

    Thomas and Ann Hudson nee Moreland I find in Cumberland Cuthbert without Carleton, I think that is Carlisle. Ann says she is an Inn Keeper and she has living with her, her grand daughter, Mary Ann Hudson. When Mary Ann Hudson married David Chrystal,in Carlisle I think 1882, he claims to be an Inn...

    Started by evelynchrystal‎, 10-07-2014 8:25 AM
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  15. William Stannard, York Hotel, Covent Garden

    William Stannard was landlord of the York Hotel, 1 Charles Street, Covent Garden, Westminster, from 1803 to 1847. Try as I may, I can't find his death record. Nor is there any sign of him in the 1851 census. Any suggestions? He seems to have been born around 1780, and I haven't been able to trace...

    Started by humphreyjohn‎, 23-07-2014 4:53 AM
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  16. Smile Ebenezer Clark, Publican, Malmesbury

    I have been trying to find any info on my great great great grandfather Ebenezer Clark, who was a publican in the Malmesbury area. His wife's name was Elizabeth (Maiden name Owen). They were married in 1802 at nearby Grittleton according to my research. Also, their son William (my great great...

    Started by brettmclark‎, 17-07-2014 3:00 PM
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    18-07-2014, 8:22 PM Go to last post
  17. George & Dragon pub in Halesowen

    Hi, In the 1884 Kelly's Directory, Worcestershire I found this entry: William Hadley George & Dragon 55 Halesowen Road I found this interesting because my x3 Great Grandfather George Hadley was Landlord of the same pub on the 1891 census. George's father was also called William who was by...

    Started by apowell‎, 24-02-2011 8:08 AM
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  18. Talking london hotel southend on sea 1900

    hi , my gt grandad, william arthur hine, b 1853 d 1923, well in 1871 he was a manger of the fountin pub in the strand london then 1881 manger of the duke of clarence in tower hamlet, then 1901 manger of the london hotel southend on sea, i know in 1891 he was in crystel palace, well i wonder if...

    Started by antony1958‎, 19-04-2011 8:10 PM
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  19. Alcoholic Innkeeper

    I have an ancestor who was innkeeper at The Saracens Head in Taunton. According to his death certificate he died in 1871 after throwing himself "from a window whilst in a state of temporary mental insanity (probably Delirium tremens)". It seems he was an alcoholic. Does anyone know whether...

    Started by Simon Bird‎, 09-09-2013 2:19 PM
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  20. North Yorkshire, Great Smeaton

    Can anyone tell me how to find out about Innkeepers records in North Yorkshire? My 3x grt grandfather, Thomas BANKS, then 2 of his daughters, ran the Black Bull Inn in Grt Smeaton for 50 years from 1850s till early 1900s. What official records are usually at the County Records offices, and...

    Started by Cavair‎, 20-04-2013 10:34 PM
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    21-04-2013, 1:41 AM Go to last post

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