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Cross Keys, 32 High Street, Saffron Walden

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Known as the Bull in 1709, but had become the Cross Keys by 1778. It reopened in 2012 as a 6 bedroom boutique hotel.

Directory of Pubs in the UK, 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.

Cross Keys, High Street & King Street, Saffron Walden in 1965

Cross Keys, High Street & King Street, Saffron Walden in 1965

Kindly provided by Dudley Diaper

Cross Keys, High Street & King Street, Saffron Walden

24th March 2000

Built in the 15th century

The following entries are in this format:

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

1822/Allen Hopwood/../../../Pigot's*

1823-4/Allen Hopwood/../../../Pigot's

1828-9/Thomas Moreton/../../../Pigot's

1832-3/Mary Ackland/../../../Pigot's

1839/Mary Ackland/../../../Pigot's*

1841/Mary Ackland/Inn Keeper/50/Essex/Census ****
1841/William Ackland/Attorneys clerk/15/Essex/Census
1841/Elizabeth Kent/Female Servant/20/Essex/Census
1841/Ann Tinkin/Female Servant/12/../Census

1845/Mrs. Mary Ackland/../../../Post Office

1848/William Spicer/../../../White's

1851/Daniel Barker/../../../Post Office

1851/Daniel Barker/innkeeper/39/Steeple Bumpstead, Essex/Census **
1851/Emma Barker/wife/36/Steeple Bumpstead, Essex/Census **
1851/Eliza Moore/visitor, farmer’s daughter/26/Steeple Bumpstead, Essex/Census **
1851/Louisa Starcey/house servant/22/Newport, Essex/Census **
1851/Edward Osborn/groom and general servant/35/Steeple Bumpstead, Essex/Census **
1851/Larry Shaw/lodger, hawker/35/Buntingford, Hertfordshire/Census **
1851/Walter Shaw/lodger, his son, hawker/15/Buntingford, Hertfordshire/Census **
1851/Arthur Shaw/lodger, his son, hawker/15/Buntingford, Hertfordshire/Census **

1852/D. Barker/../../../Kelly's*

1853/D. Barker/../../../Saffron Walden Year Book ***

1855/D. Barker/../../../Kelly's*

1856/Daniel Barker/../../../Post Office

1861/Daniel Barker/Inn Keeper/49/Steeple Bumpstead, Essex/Census ****
1861/Emma Barker/Wife/45/Hempstead, Essex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Moore/Niece/17/Radwinter, Essex/Census
1861/Martha Andrews/Servant/21/Helion Bumpstead, Essex/Census
1861/Sarah Knight/Servant/17/Helion Bumpstead, Essex/Census
1861/William Rider/Servant/20/Debden, Essex/Census
1861/W Read/Lodger, Commercial Traveller/50/London, Middx/Census

1862/Daniel Barker/Licensed to Let Post Horses/../../Kelly's

1866/William Cowell/../../../Saffron Walden Year Book ***

1867/William Cowell/../../../Post Office

1870/William Cowell/../../../Kelly's

1871/William Cowell/../../../Post Office

1871/William Cowell/Publican/35/Cambridge/Census ****
1871/Harriet Cowell/Wife/30/Eynesbury, Hunts/Census
1871/William Henry Cowell/Son/12/St Ives, Hunts/Census
1871/Harriet Cowell/Daughter/8/St Ives, Hunts/Census
1871/Laura Ritchie/Visitor, BarMaid/24/Bircham, Norfolk/Census
1871/Annie Cade/Visitor, BarMaid/24/St Ives, Hunts/Census
1871/William Warren /Lodger, Brewers Agent/23/Bishops stortford, Herts/Census
1871/George C Farman/Boarder, Inland Revenue Officer/31/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census
1871/Charles Swan/Servant, Boots/19/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census
1871/William Read/Servant, Under Ostler/20/Lt Walden, Essex/Census
1871/Jane Jeffery/House Maid/19/Great Chesterford, Essex/Census
1871/Ellen Perry/Cook/23/?, Camb./Census

1874/William Cowell/../../../Kelly's

1878/William Cowell/../../../Kelly's

1881/William P. Moye(?)/Hotelkeeper/42/Gawton, Suffolk/Census
1881/Agnes Ellen Moye(?)/Wife/46/Hadleigh, Suffolk/Census
1881/Kate Elizabeth Hart/Barmaid/28/Edenbridge, Kent/Census
1881/Annie Mills/Domestic Servant/22/Coldharbour, Surrey/Census
1881/Eleanor Esland/Domestic Servant/15/Burston, Norfolk/Census
1881/Robert Jeffrey/Ostler/15/Great Chesterford, Essex/Census
1881/Walter Dyson/Boots/19/Clare, Suffolk/Census
1881/Thomas Bartlet/Visitor, Gentleman/47/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frances Esther Bartlet/Visitor, Gentlemans Wife/43/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Percy Trower/../../../Kelly's

1886/James Bird/../../../Kelly's

1890/Mrs. Nathan Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1891/Selina Pitstow/Hotel Keeper/63/Saffn Walden, Essex/Census ***
1891/Ernest Pitstow/Son, Paperhanger/30/Saffn Walden, Essex/Census
1891/Alice Pitstow/Daur/25/Saffn Walden, Essex/Census
1891/Annie Pitstow/Daur/20/Saffn Walden, Essex/Census
1891/William Chuck/Serv, Boots/19/Stevenage, Herts/Census
1891/Janet Nunn/Serv, General Servant/16/Shudy Camps, Cambs/Census

1894/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1895/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1896/Selina Pitstow/../../../Saffron Walden Year Book ***

1898/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1899/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1901/Selina Pitstow/Hotel Proprietress/73/Saff Walden, Essex/Census ***
1901/Alice Pitstow/Daur/35/Saff Walden, Essex/Census
1901/Annie Pitstow/Daur/30/Saff Walden, Essex/Census
1901/Agnes Fordham/Serv, Servant (domestic)/20/New Sampford, Essex/Census
1901/Arthur Brooks/Serv, Ostler & Boots/18/Newport, Essex/Census
1901/Kate Blackwell/Serv, Servant (domestic)/Henham, Essex/Census
1901/Ebenezer Alston/Boarder, Carpenter & Joiner/28/Bps Stortford, Herts/Census

1902/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1906/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1908/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1910/Mrs. Selina Pitstow/../../../Kelly's

1911/Selina Pitstow/Licensed Victualler/83/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census ***
1911/Priscilla Griggs/Daughter, Manageress/52/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census
1911/Alice Archer/Daughter, Assistant/46/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census
1911/Ethel Reynolds/Servant, Servant Domestic/26/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census
1911/Alfina Shaw/Servant, Servant Domestic/17/Hadstock, Essex/Census
1911/Cecil W Nockolds/Boarder, Marine Engineer/36/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census

1912/Mrs. Priscilla Griggs/../../../Kelly's

1914/Mrs. Priscilla Griggs/../../../Kelly's

1917/Mrs. Priscilla Griggs/../../../Kelly's

1922/Mrs. Priscilla Griggs/../../../Kelly's

1925/Mrs. Priscilla Griggs/../../../Kelly's

1929/Mrs. Priscilla Griggs/../../../Kelly's

1933/Mrs. Priscilla Griggs/../../../Kelly's

1937/M. Walker/Proprietor/../../Kelly's


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

** Provided by John Mead

*** Provided by Adrian Wright

**** Provided by Kevan

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 18:33:27 BST