Pubs. Blue Posts, High Street

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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1977, long after being licensed, the building still stands. Taken by Janet Gyford
9th February 2001. Long after being licensed, the building still stands.
Known residents, from the census returns and directories
Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source
1822 William Whale Pigot’s*
1823-4 William Whale Pigot’s
1839 William Goldsmith Pigot’s
1845 George Dixey Post Office
1848 James Emery Kelly’s

* Provided by the Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900

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