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Cross, Bromley Cross, Great Bromley

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From the information I have gleaned so far, the recent information for the Cross is that it was purchased a few years ago by a young couple who endeavoured to use the pub as an investment opportunity, i.e. to sell it off to developers to build on all of the land.

More recently, by 2016, the pub has now been purchased by the local community. Parts of the lands attached to the pub are now to be built upon, but the pub itself has been saved.

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Cross Inn, Great Bromley - in December 2013

Cross Inn, Great Bromley - in December 2013

Kindly provided by Mick Hearn

The following entries are in this format:

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

1871/James Bridges/Beer House Keeper/28/Claydon, Suffolk/Census ****
1871/Annie Bridges/Wife/30/Thorpe, Essex/Census
1871/Alfred E Bridges/Son/7/Maldon, Essex/Census
1871/Philip G Bridges/Son/1/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census

1874/Joseph Taylor/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1878/James Taylor/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1881/James Taylor (Invalid)/Beerhouse Proprietor/63/Wix, Essex/Census
1881/Sarah Taylor/Wife/61/Wix, Essex/Census
1881/Sarah Taylor/Daughter/15/Wix, Essex/Census

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

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

1891/James Taylor/Beer House Keeper/74/Wix, Essex/Census ****
1891/Sarah Taylor/Wife/69/Wix, Essex/Census
1891/Sarah Mason/Daughter/24/Wix, Essex/Census
1891/Frederick J Mason/Grandson/12 months/East Bergholt, Essex/Census

1894/James Taylor/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1898/John Taylor/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1899/John Taylor/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1901/John Taylor/Beer House Keeper/48/Wix, Essex/Census ****
1901/Ann Taylor/Wife/50/Thorpe, Essex/Census
1901/Ethel Taylor/Daughter/11/Thorington, Essex/Census
1901/Edith Taylor/Daughter/5/Great Bromley, Essex/Census
1901/Maud Taylor/Daughter, Servant/20/Thorington, Essex/Census

1902/John Taylor/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1911/John Drew/Beer House Keeper/58/All Saints, Suffolk/Census ****
1911/Annie Drew/Wife/57/Little Stonham, Suffolk/Census
1911/Annie Drew/Daughter, Barmaid/28/Harlestone, Norfolk/Census

1933/William Stansfield/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1937/William Stansfield/Cross Inn/../../Kelly's

Note: Premises only named in 1881 and 1937

**** Provided by Kevan

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