Pubs. The Angel, 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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Demolished around 1920**

Taken circa 1900. The Angel is the building on the right with what appears to be a flag pole on its roof**
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 Mayhew Pigot’s*
1823-4 William Mayhew Pigot’s
1839 James Turner Pigot’s
1845 George Appleby Post Office
1848 George Appleby Kelly’s
1855 R. Smith Kelly’s*
1862 William Brittain Kelly’s
1870 Abraham Medcalf Kelly’s
1871 Abraham Medcalf Post Office
1874 Edward Charles Watson Kelly’s
1878 William Fulcher Kelly’s
1881 William Mayhew Innkeeper 34 Rivenhall, Essex Census
Alice Mayhew Wife 33 Loughton, Essex Census
Herbert W. Mayhew Son 1 Witham, Essex Census
Ethel M. Mayhew Daughter 6m Witham, Essex Census
1882 William Mayhew Kelly’s
1886 Jesse Birkin Kelly’s*
1894 Charles Roberts Kelly’s
1898 Charles Roberts Kelly’s
1917 William Arthur Sherman Kelly’s

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

** Provided by Janet Gyford

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