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Denham 1863 Dutton, Allen & Co directory

Denham pub history index

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.

DENHAM is a parish and village in the hundred of Stoke county of Buckingham, 2 1/2 miles N.N.W. from Uxbridge, containing, according to the census of 1861, 1054 inhabitants. The living is a rectory in the archdeaconry of Buckingham and diocese of Oxford, valued in the King's books at 19 9s. 4d.; present net income 782; patron, Benjamin Henry Walpole Way, Esq.; the Rev. Charles Antill Hall, incumbent. The church is a very ancient structure and has been entirely restored and beautified, externally and internally, at a cost of 2,000; it is dedicated to St. Mary and contains many interesting monuments. At the time of the restoration a beautiful representation of the resurrection was discovered under the plaster of the south wall, in an excellent state of preservation, and is now left as a curiosity, supposed to be 500 years old. There is a place of worship for the Wesleyans in that part of the parish called Cheapside. The river Colne and the Grand Junction Canal pass through the parish. Sir William Bowyer, in 1721, gave 30 per annum, with a good house and garden for a master and mistress, for instructing 15 boys and 15 girls; this endowment has been augmented by subsequent benefactions to 67 11s. per annum, and 32 children are now entirely clothed and educated. There is a Girl's School conducted on the British system.

Cain Mr Richard
Drummond Andrew Mortimer, esq., Tile house
Foakes Mr, the Fishery
Grantham General, Lee place
Hall Rev Charles Anthill, the Rectory
Jackson John Gossett, esq., the Priory
James William, esq., the Mount
Joyce Rev Charles, Rango hall
Lambert Nathaniel Grace, esq., Denham court
Maudslay Wm., esq., the Cedars
King William, esq., Ivy house
Mercer Henry, esq
Osborne Thomas, esq
Stevens Mrs, Denham lodge
Way Benjamin Henry Walpole, esq., Denham place

Traders.
Atkinson Ann (Mrs), British schoolmistress
Bishop David, Falcon
Cave Jos., farmer, Holly bush farm
Earle John, Queens Head
Flitney Thomas, beer retailer
Flitney William, beer retailer
Grace Thomas, shopkeeper
Hamaton Thomas, miller
Harman Hankins, White Swan and nursery man
Harman William, dairyman and nurseryman
Luff Anna Maria (Mrs), postmistress
Mason Samuel F., schoolmaster, land surveyor, and organist
Mason Wm. F., farmer, Marsh farm
Morten James, farmer, Savoy farm
Morten Richard, farmer, Lower farm
Powell Phillips, farmer, Southlands farm
Thompson John, baker and shopkeeper
Trencbard C. J. O., Hare and Hounds, Red hill

Post Office. - Mrs Anna Maria Luff, postmistress. Letters received from Uxbridge at 7 a.m., and dispatched 7 p.m., except Sundays, when they are dispatched at 11-45 am.
Sir William Bowyers Charity School, Mr Samuel F. Mason, master
British School for Girls. Mrs Ann Atkinson, mistress


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