You can search the historical London and Pub wiki sites by surname, street name, district etc.

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