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Keppels Head Hotel, 24, 25 & 26 The Hard, Portsea, Hampshire

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The Keppels Head can be seen to the extreme right in the background (several other pubs are visible too – including the London Tavern, Nag’s Head, Ship & Castle) - circa 1910

The Keppels Head can be seen to the extreme right in the background (several other pubs are visible too – including the London Tavern, Nag’s Head, Ship & Castle) - circa 1910

Keppel’s Head Hotel, 24-26 The Hard, Portsmouth - in April 2011

Keppel’s Head Hotel, 24-26 The Hard, Portsmouth - in April 2011

Both kindly provided by Stephen Harris

This pub was rebuilt in 1803 following the destruction by fire of the former premises.
The Keppels Head Pier Hotel in 1885

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hampshire . The Hampshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

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

1779/Mrs Gauntlett/../../../Pub’s own records **

1828/Mrs Harrison/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1844/Elizabeth Harrison / Victualler /../../Pigot’s Directory **

1852/George Clark/../../../Slater’s Directory **

1855/G Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1875/George Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1878/George Clarke/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1879/J Dunning / Proprietor /../../The People’s Guide to Portsmouth & Its Neighbourhood **

1881/John Dunning/Town Councillor, Commissioner Of Portsmouth Ferry, Hotel Keeper/36/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census ****
1881/Helena L Dunning/Wife/34/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1881/Julia E Dunning/Daughter/2/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1881/Fanny Breach/Assistant Hotel Servant/23/Newhaven, Sussex/Census
1881/Henry Luxton/Visitor, Solicitor/34/Tavistock, Devon/Census
1881/Alfred D Wendover/Visitor, Cabinet Maker & Upholsterer/35/Portsea, Hampshire/Census
1881/Charles Spring/Visitor, Lieutenant Royal Navy/31/Malta/Census
1881/Emma Head/Chambermaid, Widow/44/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1881/Selena Wilson/Nursemaid/17/Dover, Kent/Census
1881/Mary A E Pritchett/Scullery Maid/15/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1881/Edward Login/Waiter/19/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1881/Harriet A Johnson/Kitchen Maid/16/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1881/John Uttley/Boots/21/Chalton, Hampshire/Census

1885/J Dunning/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1889/J Dunning/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1901/Albert Gregory/Hotel Manager/44/Leamington/Census ****
1901/Maria Gregory/Wife/43/Carleon, Monmouthshire/Census
1901/James House/Head Porter/29/Deptford, Surrey/Census
1901/Archibald Gisborne/Second Boots/17/Pimlico, London/Census
1901/Rosalind Gunrill/Kitchenmaid/22/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1901/Emily Way/Pastrymaid/41/West Littleton, Gloucestershire/Census
1901/Marion Gruer/Chambermaid/30/Dunn/Census
1901/Ellen Marchant/|Housemaid/25/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census
1901/William Brooke/Waiter/29/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1901/Daniel Mahegan/Page/18/Isle of Wight, Hampshire/Census
1901/John Lawrence/Chef/28/Botley, Hampshire/Census
1901/Irene Phillips/Book Keeper/27/Androsseau/Census
1901/Henry P Buckle/Boarder, Lieutenant R N/26/Gibraltar/Census
1901/Russ Calame/Boarder/49/France, French subject/Census
1901/Maria Calame/Boarder/36/France, French subject/Census
1901/Eliza Roebuck/Boarder/50/Kent/Census
1901/Ethel Walker/Boarder21/Middlesex/Census


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**** Provided By Kevan

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