Pubs. Crotchet

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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Formerly part of the Spotted Dog.

Now known as the Sir Norman Jarmyn.

9th January 2001

Note: known as the Spotted Dog until at between 1851 and 1882. From 1894 know as the Crotchet.

Known residents, from the census returns and directories
Year Publican or other Resident Relationship to Head and or Occupation Age Where Born Source
1851 William Simpson Innkeeper 38 Witham, Essex Census*
Emma Simpson Wife 35 Woodham Walter, Essex Census*
Charlotte Franklin Visitor, Servant 33 Terling, Essex Census*
Thomas Garrett Lodger, Tailor 23 Witham, Essex Census*
Edmund Barwell Lodger, Butcher 22 Witham, Essex Census*
1852 W. Simpson Kelly’s**
1862 Edward Kentfield Plumber, Painter Glazier Kelly’s
1870 Edward Kentfield Plumber, Painter Glazier Kelly’s
1871 Edward Kentfield Plumber, Painter Glazier Kelly’s
1874 Edward Kentfield Plumber, Painter Glazier Kelly’s
1878 Edward Kentfield Plumber, Painter Glazier Kelly’s
1881 James William Blake Builder Publican 37 Wasing County, Berkshire Census
Hannah Blake Wife 31 Witham, Essex Census
Bertha Emma Blake Daughter 7 Witham, Essex Census
Emily Ward Blake Daughter 3 Witham, Essex Census
William Gosling Lodger, Traveller 53 Ringshall, Suffolk Census
1882 Joseph William Blake Kelly’s
1894 Edwin Henry Stevens Music Teacher Kelly’s
1933 Mrs. Eva E. Spearman Kelly’s

* Provided by Angela Ward

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

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