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Greyhound, Windsor Street, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

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Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Buckinghamshire. The Buckinghamshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

According to personal research, Samuel Crouch was at the Greyhound between the years of 1780 and 1814. Prior to this John Crouch was at the public house, with the sign of the Dog between the years of 1753 and 1780. *

1753 - 1780/John Crouch/Sign of the Dog/../../Personal research *

Will May 22, 1780 "In the name of God Amen I John Crouch the Eldor of Beaconsfield in the County of Bucks __________ being very sick and weak in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding (Praised by Almighty God for the same) do make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First I give devise and bequeth unto my Dear Wife Ann Crouch all that my _________ Tenement or Publick House with those appurtenances wherein I now dwell situate standing and being in Beaconsfield aforesaid in the County of Bucks in a certain street or end thoro called Windsor End and which said Publick House is called or known by the name Sign of the Dog and also the sum of all and every my Household Goods Furniture Chattels and Personal Estate and every thereof To hold my said _________or Tenement and Premises Household Goods Furniture Chattel and Personal Estate unto her my said Wife and her Assigns for and during the term of her natural Life and from and immediately after her decease Then I give and devise my said _________ or Tenement and Premises Household Goods Furniture Chattels and Personal Estate unto my son Samuel Crouch To hold to him his __________ Executors Administrators and Assigns for ever... *

John Crouch is listed as paying taxes as a Licensed Victualler (Alehouse Keepers) from Start of Taxing in 1753 until 1780, upon which date his widow paid. After 1783, Hannah Crouch paid one year, after which there were no more records. Either the tax was stopped or further tax records were lost since we know that son Samuel continued running the pub until his (Samumuel's) death in 1814 (July 14th). *

1780 - 1814/Samuel Crouch/Sign of the Greyhound/../../Personal research *

1814/Samuel Crouch/Died aged 63/../../New Monthly Magazine

24 May 1812/ WILL of Samuel Crouch dated 24 May 1812, Beaconsfield, Victualler Wife Ann, daughter of Thomas Honnor (Tailor) was left garden and premises called by the Sign of the Greyhound situated on the East side of Street or End called Windsor End, Beaconsfield and two cottages being on the West Side of Windsor End and now in occupation of Mr. George Harlmall, Excise Officer all of which said premises now in his occupation and purchased of Mr. John Jackson etc and daughter Mary. (Above Will found in Volume 131, Page 17)  *

1830/David Blake/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1839/D Blake/../../../Robsons Directory ***

1847/Joseph Turner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1852/Joseph Turner/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1854/J Turner/../../../Post office Directory ****

1863/William Bolt/../../../Duttons Directory ****

1869/William Bolt/../../../Post Office Directory ****

December 1871/William Bolt/Outgoing Licensee/../../Bucks Herald ****

December 1871/Fanny collins/Incoming Licensee/../../Bucks Herald ****

1881/Henry Welch/Bootmaker & Inn Keeper/43/Two Waters, Hertfordshire/Census ****
1881/Mary Welch/Wife/53/Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire/Census
1881/Ellen Weston/Boarder/17/Windsor, Berkshire/Census
1881/Abraham Weston/Boarder, General Labourer/46/Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire/Census
1881/James Harding/Boarder, General Labourer/35/Seer green, Buckinghamshire/Census
1881/Albert Hind/Boarder/11/Seer green, Buckinghamshire/Census

February 1885/William Wheeler/Outgoing Licensee/../../Bucks Herald ****

February 1885/Henry Buchannon/Incoming Licensee/../../Bucks Herald ****

August 1886/Jesse Woodhouse/Outgoing Licensee/../../Bucks Herald ****

August 1886/Alfred Passmore/Incoming Licensee/../../Bucks Herald ****

March 1888/Alfred Passmore/Incoming Licensee/../../Bucks Herald ****

1899/Joseph Salmon/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1901/Joseph Salmon/Licensed Victualler/61/Colchester, Essex/Census ****
1901/Sarah Salmon/Wife/71/Laindon, Essex/Census
1901/Mabel S Salmon/Daughter/24/Brentwood, Essex/Census

1903/Joseph Salmon/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1939/William S N Bryant/../../../Kellys Directory ****

* Provided By Ron Crouch

*** Provided By Colin Ager

**** Provided By Kevan

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