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Black Bull, 244 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2PN

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.

Chelmsford pub index

Also known as the Bull, previously listed as Bundicks Hill Rainsford End

Black Bull, Bundicks Hill, Rainsford End, Chelmsford

December 2000

Taken by Stephen Parker

Residents at this address

1851/John Shedd/victualler/46/Springfield, Essex/Census
1851/Jemima Shedd/wife/48/Broomfield, Essex/Census
1851/Stephen Lingard/lodger, ag lab/38/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1851/William Owers/lodger, ag lab/40/Good Easter, Essex/Census

1861/John Shedd/Publican Inn Keeper/55/Springfield, Essex/Census
1861/Jemima Shedd/Wife/56/Broomfield, Essex/Census

Named the Bull Beer House in 1861

1867/James Lee/../../../Post Office

1870/James Lee/../../../Kelly's

1871/James Lee/../../../Post Office

1871/James Lee/BeerHouse Keeper/50/Good Easter, Essex/Census
1871/Hannah Lee/Wife/53/Good Easter, Essex/Census
1871/Joseph Redgwell/Boarder, Agricultural labourer/74/Mashbury, Essex/Census
1871/William Dowsett/Boarder/11/Good Easter, Essex/Census

1874/James Lee/../../../Kelly's

1878/James Lee/../../../Kelly's

1881/James Lee/Publican/69/Margaret Roding, Essex/Census
1881/Hannah Lee/Wife/63/Good Easter, Essex/Census

1882/James Lee/../../../Kelly's

1886/Mrs. Hannah Lee/../../../Kelly's

1890/Edward King/../../../Kelly's

Edward King was formerly at the Bird in Hand, Great Totham

1891/Edward King/Beerhouse Keeper/53/Writtle, Essex/Census
1891/Hannah King/Wife/53//Census
1891/Emily Ann King/Daughter, Assisting at Home/22//Census
1891/Elizabeth Mary Ann King/Daughter/13//Census

1894/Edward King/../../../Kelly's

1895/Edward King/../../../Kelly's

1898/Edward King/../../../Kelly's

1899/Edward King/../../../Kelly's

1902/Edward King/../../../Kelly's

1911/John Humphreys/Beer Retailer/44/Eastwood, Essex/Census
1911/Margaret Humphreys/Wife, General Servant/40/Cork, Ireland/Census
1911/Kathleen Humphreys/Daughter, Assistant/14/Purfleet, Essex/Census
1911/Nora Humphreys/Daughter/11/Eastwood, Essex/Census
1911/Thomas Sharpe/Boarder, Commercial Traveller/30/../Census

1929/Alfred Oliver/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

Note: Premises not named in 1929

1933/Alfred Oliver/../../../Kelly's

1937/Alfred Oliver/../../../Kelly's


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