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Bird in Hand, Main Road, Upper Dovercourt

Dovercourt pub history index

The Bird in Hand closed 17/08/1997 and was demolished the following year for
housing *

The following entries are in this format:

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

1871/Robert Kettle/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office

1874/Robert Kettle/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office

1878/Robert Kettle/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office

1881/Robert S. Kettle/Tailor & Beerhouse Keeper/66/Kersey, Suffolk/Census
1881/Mary Kettle/Wife/63/Kersey, Suffolk/Census
1881/Richard Brown/Lodger, Blacksmith/26/Dovercourt, Essex/Census
1881/Ellen Brown/Wife of Lodger/23/Kersey, Suffolk/Census
1881/William Briggs/Lodger, General Labourer/56/Kersey, Suffolk/Census
1881/Alfred Good/Lodger, General Labourer/33/../Census

1882/Robert Kettle/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1886/Robert Kettle/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1890/Robert Kettle/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1891/Robert Kettle/Tailor & Licensed Victualler/76/?/Census
1891/Mary A. Kettle/Wife/73/?/Census
1891/Alice Smith/Servant/20/?/Census
1891/George Boone/Lodger, Blacksmith/23/?/Census

1901/Joseph Sherman/Beer House Keeper, Widow/43/Newton le Willows/Census ****
1901/Florence Sherman/Daughter, Housekeeper/21/Southwark, London/Census
1901/Joseph G Sherman/Son, Insurance Clerk/19/Southwark, London/Census
1901/William Sherman/Son, Carpenter/15/Southwark, London/Census
1901/Leonard Sherman/Son/10/Southwark, London/Census

1902/Joseph Sherman/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1929 - 1937/Arthur Bloomfield/../../../.. *

1929/Arthur Bloomfield/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1933/Mrs. Arthur Bloomfield/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1937 - 1938/Mrs E. M. Bloomfield/../../../.. *

1937/Mrs. E. M. Bloomfield/../../../Kelly's

Note: Premises only named in 1881, 1891 & 1937

1967/W. H. Raven/../../../.. *

1970s/Martyn Woods/../../../.. *

1988/J A Tait/../../../Trumans Watney List ***

1988/Tony Tate/../../../.. *

1990s/Keith Kapcia/../../../.. *

 to 1997/Lee Mallett/../../../.. *


* Provided By Steve - Harwich & Dovercourt

*** Provided By Alex Wilkinson

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 18:27:44 BST