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Cock & Magpie, Stanford-le-Hope

Also known as the Cock

The following entries are in this format:

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

1828/James Clark/Licensee/../../Alehouse Recognizances*

1839/James Nathaniel Dale/../../../Pigot's

David Beckwith was born 17th June 1791, in Messing Essex - the landlord of the Cock & Magpie, Stanford le Hope and also  of the Swan, on Horndon on the Hill at the same time, until his death in 1866 at the age of 75.
His estate went to his second wife Mary who continued to live in the house attached, and behind, the Cock & Magpie for approx. forty years. His brother Thomas Beckwith was at the Western Arms, Silver End, Rivenhall. ***

I am a distant relative of Rueben Cottee through my 4 x Great Grandmother Elizabeth Cottee, she is the wife of my 5 x Great Grandfather, who is David Beckwith, born 1791, who was the Innkeeper to the Swan at Horndon on the Hill, Essex and Cock & Magpie at Stanford-le-Hope. David and Elizabeth's son - my 3 x Great Grandfather was the Innkeeper following Rueben Cottee at the Swan in Maldon.  *+

1841/David Beckwith/Publican/50/Essex/Census ****
1841/Elizabeth Beckwith/../45/Essex/Census
1841/Charles Beckwith/../7/Essex/Census
1841/Anne Walker/Female Servant/15/Essex/Census
1841/Robert Ramsey/Agr Labourer/30/Essex/Census
1841/Charles Tokely/Agr Labourer/30/Essex/Census
1841/George Clark/Agr Labourer/20/Essex/Census
1841/Maynard/Tailor/50/Essex/Census

1845/David Beckwith/../../../Post Office

1848/David Beckwith/Victualler/../../White's

1851/David Beckwith/../../../Post Office
1851/David Beckwith/widower, licensed victualler/60/Messing, Essex/Census **
1851/Mary A Beckwith/daughter/19/Margaretting, Essex/Census  
1851/Charles Beckwith/son/16/Margaretting, Essex/Census  
1851/Mary A Heard/servant/16/Mucking, Essex/Census  
1851/William Newman/lodger, ag lab/32/Purleigh, Essex/Census  

1855/D Beckwith/../../../Post Office ****

By 1861, Mary & Charles are running the Ordnance Arms in Gravesend; and also David Beckwith is now a victualler at the Swan, Horndon on the Hill, with a new, younger wife


* Provided by Mike Smith

*+ Provided by Jan Beckwith

** Provided by John Mead

*** Provided by Alan Blackwood

**** Provided by Kevan

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 18:34:07 BST