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George & Dragon, High Street, Brentwood

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Brentwood pub history index

Also known as the George

George, High Street, Brentwood in 1891

The George & Dragon in 1891

With Kind Permission of the Essex Record Office

George, High Street, Brentwood

The George & Dragon in 1892.

With Kind Permission of the Essex Record Office

George & Dragon - circa 1893

Kindly provided by Julian Gooding

The Grocer's shop was demolished shortly after this was taken to widen the road and looks like it has already been closed down in anticipation.

The following entries are in this format:

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

1828/James Hall/Licensee/../../Alehouse Recognizances**

1828-9/James Halls/../../../Pigot's

1832-3/James Merrington/../../../Pigot's

1839/George Augustus Hesse/../../../Pigot's

1840/George Augustus Hesse/../../../Pigot's*

1845/William Wells/../../../Post Office

1848/William Wells/../../../White's

1851/William Wells/Carrier/../../Post Office

1851/Thomas Wells/victualler/52/Ludgershall, Wiltshire/Census ***
1851/Susannah Wells/wife/55/Ongar, Essex/Census ***
1851/Thomas Wells/son, carrier/21/Leytonstone, Essex/Census ***
1851/Joseph Wells/son/20/Leytonstone, Essex/Census ***
1851/Alice Wells/daughter/18/Leytonstone, Essex/Census ***
1851/Phoebe Wells/daughter/16/Leytonstone, Essex/Census ***
1851/Elizabeth Wells/daughter/12/Brentwood, Essex/Census ***
1851/William Wells/son/10/Brentwood, Essex/Census ***
1851/Rebecca Wall/sister in law, annuitant/63/Ongar, Essex/Census ***
1851/George Allsop/widower, lodger, shoemaker/29/Ramsey, Essex/Census ***

1855/T. Wells/../../../Kelly's*

1861/Thomas Wells/Inn Keeper/61/??, Wilts/Census ****
1861/Susannah Wells/Wife/64/Ongar, Essex/Census
1861/Alice Wells/Daughter, Unmarried/37/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1861/William Wells/Son/20/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1861/Caroline Wells/Niece/14/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
1861/Sarah Tyler/General servant/22/London, Middx/Census
1861/Thomas Spooner/Lodger, Widower, Cordwainer/60/Upminster, Essex/Census

1862/Thomas Wells Sen./../../../Kelly's

1867/Thomas Wells Sen./../../../Post Office

1870/Thomas Wells Sen./../../../Kelly's

1871/Thomas Wells Sen./../../../Post Office

1871/Thomas Wells/Inn Keeper/72/??, Wilts/Census ****
1871/Sarah Wells/Wife/61/Rye, Sussex/Census
1871/Sophia Smith/Bar Maid/26/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1871/Ellen S Wells/Niece, Assistant Bar Maid/15/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
1871/Lucy Lake/General servant/17/Ongar, Essex/Census
1871/Daniel Mitchell/Hawker in Jewellery/65/Poland/Census
1871/George Bannister/Ostler/19/Writtle, Essex/Census
1871/Thomas Carter/Lodger, Grocers Porter//Brentwood, Essex/Census
1871/Joseph Casswell/Lodger, Painter/56/Brentwood, Essex/Census

1874/Thomas Alderslade/../../../Kelly's

1878/Mrs. Phoebe Alderslade/../../../Kelly's

1881/George Mead/Publican/33/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1881/Priscilla S. Mead/Wife/30/Stock, Essex/Census
1881/Annie Mead/Niece, Servant/18/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1881/Charles Cralb(?)/Ostler/18/Galleywood Common, Essex/Census
1881/George Randell/Lodger, Wheelwright/67/East Coker, Somerset/Census

1882/George Mead/../../../Kelly's

1886/George Mead/../../../Kelly's

1890/Walter William Balls/../../../Kelly's

1891/Walter W. Balls/Publican/33/Woolpit, Suffolk/Census
1891/Edith Balls/Wife/28/Tottington, Essex/Census
1891/Rowland Balls/Son/4/Saxmundham, Suffolk/Census
1891/Joseph Balls/Son/3/Saxmundham, Suffolk/Census
1891/Elsie Balls/Daughter/1/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1891/Maggie Howlett/Barmaid/23/Debenham, Suffolk/Census
1891/Susan Marrs/Servant/14/Tottington, Essex/Census

1894/Samuel Perkins/../../../Kelly's

1895/Samuel Perkins/../../../Kelly's

1898/Frederick Thomas Waters/../../../Kelly's

1899/Frederick Thomas Waters/../../../Kelly's

1901/Frederick T. Waters/Licensed Victualler/35/Upchurch, Kent/Census
1901/Minnie B. J. Waters/Wife/34/Belper, Derby/Census
1901/William R. Waters/Son/8/Hartlip, Kent/Census
1901/Frederick T. Waters/Son/6/Hartlip, Kent/Census
1901/George A. Waters/Son/3/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1901/Joseph B. Blossom/Visitor, Voicer/21/Liverpool, Lancashire/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1901

1902/Frederick Thomas Waters/../../../Kelly's

1906/Francis Edmunds/../../../Kelly's

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

** Provided by Mike Smith

*** Provided by John Mead

**** Kevan

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