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Ordnance Arms, 14 Purfleet Road, Aveley RM15  4DL

Aveley pub history index

This is now called the Top House

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

Now known as the Top House

Known Residents

Ordnance Arms, 14 Purfleet Road, Aveley, Essex - in April 2010

Ordnance Arms, 14 Purfleet Road, Aveley, Essex - in April 2010

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Residents at this address

In the 1871 census, James Tyler is a Beerhouse Keeper at the Jobbers Rest, Cranham

1871/Named, but Uninhabited in the 1871 census

1878/James Tyler/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office

1881/James Tyler/Beerhouse Keeper/50/Essex/Census
1881/Mary Tyler/Wife/51/Essex/Census
1881/Henry Tyler/Son, Agricultural Labourer/22/Essex/Census
1881/William Tyler/Son, Gardener/20/Essex/Census
1881/George Tyler/Son, Waiter/18/Essex/Census

1882/James Tyler/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1886/James Tyler/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1890/James Tyler/Beer Retailer & Farmer/../../Kelly's

1891/James W. Tyler/Beerhouse Manager/31/Basildon, Essex/Census
1891/Dennis J. Tyler/Son/8/Aveley, Essex/Census
1891/Maud Tyler/Daughter/5/Aveley, Essex/Census
1891/Leonard Tyler/Son/1/Aveley, Essex/Census
1891/Jane Tomlinson/Sister in Law, Private Income/54/Aveley, Essex/Census
1891/Walter Pavitt/Boarder/33, Bricklayer/Aveley, Essex/Census

1894/James William Tyler/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's **

1895/James William Tyler/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1899/James William Tyler/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1901/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/53/Hourpause, Dorset/Census
1901/Harriett Goddard/Wife/48/Upminster, Essex/Census
1901/Dora Goddard/Daughter/24/Barking, Essex/Census

1902/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1906/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1908/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1910/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1911/Frederick Goddard/Police Pensioner & Beer Retailer/63/Stowpaine, Dorset/Census ****
1911/Harriett Goddard/Wife, Assistant/58/Upminster, Essex/Census

1912/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1914/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1917/Frederick Goddard/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1925-6/Percy Brown/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1929/Percy Brown/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1933/Percy Brown/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1937/Percy Brown/../../../Kelly's

Note: Premises only named in 1881, 1891, 1901 & 1937

1988/J P Atkins/../../../Watney Truman Trader List *

My grandparents ran it for many years as live-in managers. I used to stay here from at least 1960, and I think they left around 1978. They were known as Jack and Nelly Baxter. I am 99% certain the pub was owned by a Mrs Hennings (not sure of initials but vaguely remember them being O.L. ); and the pub was a Watney Mann pub that I remember for sure. ***


* Provided By Alex Wilkinson

** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Rich Baxter

And Last updated on: Thursday, 13-Aug-2020 11:30:43 BST