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Greyhound Inn, 18 Millbay Road, Plymouth PL1 3LH

Millbay Road - at 19 Millbay Road only in 1881.

The Greyhound became the Sippers in 1983, and was for some years a Whitbread Pub and now an Enterprise Inns leased pub. Millbay Road now only has 2 pubs, Sippers at 18 and The Mount Pleasant at 13. There are also 2 big hotels, both of which have small bars, the New Continental and the Duke of Cornwall.
We are literally 50 yards from the entrance to Millbay Docks, which at one time was very active and has an interesting history. In 1936, over 400 liners docked in Millbay, the busiest ever year there. The surviving crews (not passengers) of the Titanic landed there and were taken straight away by train to London to answer questions in the enquiry of the sinking. Now only one or two liners a year stop here. Millbay Docks now only houses Brittany Ferries to Roscoff in France and Santander on the north coast of Spain. This being said, we will be busy in the period 8 to 20th September, 2011 as Millbay Docks will be hosting the world series for the America's Cup!! *

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Devon . The Devon 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.

1871/George Wm Arberry/Publican/36/Stonehouse, Devon/Census ****
1871/Elizth Stanton Arberry/Wife/34/Stonehouse, Devon/Census
1871/Richard J Arberry/Son/10/Stonehouse, Devon/Census
1871/George Wm Arberry/Son/8/Stonehouse, Devon/Census
1871/Eliza Rebecca Stoiles/Domestic Servant/22/Plymouth, Devon/Census
1871/James Mitchell/Boarder, Steward/30/Colyton, Devon/Census

1878/Edwin Spencer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1881/Edwin A Spencer/Hotel Keeper/34/Plymouth, Devon/Census ****
1881/Mary Spencer/Wife/38/Northmolton, Devo/Census
1881/Anna Hurrell/General Servant/18/Weymouth, Dorset/Census

1889/Edwin A Spencer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1890/Edwin A Spencer/../../../Eyres Directory ****

1891/Edwin Archibald Spencer/Hotel Proprietor, widow/43/Plymouth, Devon/Census ****

1893/Sidney Henry Hoskins/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1901/John J Summers/Traveller (Wine & Spirit Merchant)/48/Islington, London/Census ****
1901/Annie Summers/Wife/36/Curragh, Ireland/Census
1901/Gwendoline Summers/Daughter/14/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/Katherine M Summers/Daughter/12/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/Roy V Summers/Son/8/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/Nora G Summers/Daughter/6/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/Lilian Summers/Daughter/10/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/Carmen Summers/Daughter/4/Compton Giford, Devon/Census

1902/John Jas Summers/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1910/Mrs Agnes Edwards/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1914/Mrs Agnes Edwards/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1919/John Millard/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1923/Thompson Moss/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1965/Greyhound Hotel/../../../BT Phone directory - Telephone - Plymouth 66477 ****

1970/Greyhound Hotel/../../../BT Phone directory - Telephone - Plymouth 66477 ****

1975/Greyhound Hotel/../../../BT Phone directory - Telephone - Plymouth 266477 ****

2007/Pierre & Hazel Renon/../../../Personal history *

* Provided By Pierre Renon

**** Provided By Kevan

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