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Cirencester pub history index
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Gloucestershire. The Gloucestershire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
Crown, 21 West Market Place, Cirencester - in 2013
Crown, 21 West Market Place, Cirencester (2) - in 2013
Kindly provided by Paul Best
The following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
1822-23/Jas Hodges/Gosditch Street/Pigots Directory *
1847/Thomas Dancer/Crown Inn, Gosditch Street/Baily & Jones Appendix to Moores Almanack *
1849/Thos * Dancer/Crown, Gosditch Street/Hunt & Co Directory *
1850/Thomas Dancer/Crown, Gosditch Street/Slaters Directory *
1861/John Wood/Old Crown Inn, West Market Place/Keyworth Appendix to Moores Almanack *
1861/John Wood/30/Innkeeper/Naunton, Gloucestershire, Census *
1861/Elizabeth Wood/32Wife/.../Hankerton, Gloucestershire, Census
1861/Lattia Wood/23/Sister/Visitor/Naunton, Gloucestershire, Census
1861/Mary Ann Curtis/30/Servant/Barmaid/Farthinghoe, Census
1861/Isabella Osborn/21/Servant/Cook/Kemble, Wiltshire, Census
1861/Thomas Wilkes/20/Servant/Ostler/Fairford, Gloucestershire, Census
1861/Albert Hewer/17/Servant/Boots/Fairford, Gloucestershire, Census
1863/John Wood/Crown Commercial Inn, West Market Place/Post Office Directory *
1868/John Wood/Crown, West Market Place/Slaters Directory *
1874/Charles Giles Radway/Crown Commercial Hotel, West Market Place/Mercer and Crocker Directory *
1879/Charles Giles Radway/Old Crown Inn & Billard Room, West Market Place/Bailys Cirencester Directory *
1891/Frederick Willows/42/Veterinary Surgeon/Stallington, Lincoln, Gloucestershire, Census. *
1891/Sarah E Willows/39/Wife/Hotel Keeper/Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Census.
1891/Jane E Willows/16/Daughter/.../Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Census
1891/Richard W Willows/13/Son/Scholar/Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Census
1891/Maud F Powell/18/Servant/Barmaid/Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Census
1891/Annie Gyde/23/Servant/Barmaid/Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Census
1891/Charles Brown/23/Billiard Maker/Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Census
1891/Elizabeth Rose/17/Servant/General Servant Domestic/Fairford, Gloucesterhsire, Census.
1893 May/Crown Hotel/License transfer Mr F Williows FRCVS to Mr W R Geyton/Gloucester Citizen *
1897/William Richard Geyton /Crown Hotel, 21 Gosditch Street/Kellys Directory *
1898/W R Greyton/Crown Commercial Hotel, 21 West Market Place/Baily & Woods Cirencester Directory *
1900/W R Greyton/Crown Commercial Hotel, 21 West Market Place/Baily & Woods Cirencester Directory *
1901/W R Geyton/Old Crown Hotel, West Market Place/Baily & Woods Cirencester Directory *
Note; this census return records Peter Garside at the Swan Inn, the town directories 1901 & 1902 record the previous owner W. R. Geyton in this property. The directories are probably incorrect.
1901/Peter Garside/37/Publican Innkeeper/Manchester, Lancashire, Census *
1901/Anne Garside/47/Wife/.../Marlborough, Wiltshire, Census
1901/Alice Oliver/30/Servant/Servant Domestic/Minton, Dorset, Census
1901/Ada Brunsdon/15/Servant/Servant Domestic/Daglingworth, Gloucestershire, Census
1902/W R Geytonl/Crown Commecrcial Hotel, 21 West Market Place/Baily & Woods Cirencester Directory *
* Provided By Paul Best
**** Provided By Kevan