Pubs. Beehive, Mill Lane

This is taken from the great history of Essex pubs that was compiled by the late Ian Hunter. Kevan now looks after it all. I’m very grateful to him for providing me with the Witham information, and allowing me to include it here.

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Circa 1900. Provided by Janet Gyford
The same building in 1981, not a pub since around the time of the top picture. Taken by Janet Gyford
9th February 2000
Known residents, from the census returns and directories
Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source
1878 Robert Sayer Cooper Kelly’s
1891 Henry Sayer Cooper Licensed Victualler 65 Witham, Essex Census*
Hannah Sayer Wife 65 Bocking, Essex Census*
Job Thread Kell Son in Law, Corn Drill Maker 37 Witham, Essex Census*
Ellen R. Kell Daughter 33 Witham, Essex Census*
Frank Henry Kell Grandson, Scholar 6 Witham, Essex Census*

* Provided by CG

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