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Bulls Head Hotel, Royal Parade, Chislehurst BR7 6NR

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Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Kent . The Kent 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.

1756 - 1784/Anthony Fairbarns/Fairbairns/../../../Licensed Victualler Recognizances **

1785 - 1793/Eleanor Fairbarns/Fairbairns/../../../Licensed Victualler Recognizances **

My great, great, great grandmother was Eleanor Fairburn:

Eleanor was running the Bull Head pub in Chislehurst after the death of her husband, Anthony.

1793/Samuel Woodhams/Green Street Green, Farnborough, Kent, maltster/../../Sun Fire Insurance LMA Access to Archives *
1793/Eleanor Fairburn/Victualler/../../LMA Access to Archives

The Chislehurst burial register of 1797 Jul 21, lists Eleanor Fairbarns, widow, aged 68 *

So, Eleanor was 68 when she died in 1797. This gave her a year of birth of around 1729. From previous research it was known that her father Anthony was from Durham it was therefore interesting to note the following baptism that was located:
15 Jul 1729 Eleanor Stringer d/o Edward at Auckland St Andrew, Durham *

1832 - 34/Francis Petworth/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1851/Richard Whomes/Victualler/38/Eltham, Kent/Census ****
1851/Maria Whomes/Wife/37/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Maria C Whomes/Daughter/8/St Mary Cray, Kent/Census
1851/Ada C Whomes/Daughter/3/St Mary Cray, Kent/Census
1851/Mary A Francis/House Servant/39/Deeping, Lincolnshire/Census
1851/Hariett Hook/Nursemaid/14/Bromley, Kent/Census
1851/James Hughesman/House Servant/24/Chislehurst, Kent/Census
1851/Joseph Lancaster/Visitor, Carpenter/27/Spalding, Lincolnshire/Census
1851/George Bond/Visitor, Carpenter/26/Coleraine, ireland/Census
1851/Jesse Chapman/Visitor, Carpenter/56/Woking, Surrey/Census

1858/Richard Whomes/../../../Melvilles Directory ****

1862/Richard Whomes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1874/Henry Louis Wain/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1918/Sidney Ernest Gore/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1918/James Sawyer/Manager/../../Post Office Directory ****

1930/Jas Lee/Proprietor/../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Harold Jn Parker/Proprietor/../../Post Office Directory ****

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