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Bulls Head, High street, Crayford

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At 20 High street in 1871 census

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

Residents at this address

1832-34/William Jacobs/../../../Pigots Directory

1840/Samuel Dixon/../../../Pigots Directory

January 1849/Henry Theobalds, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1849/Caroline Louisa Roberts/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1853/Thomas Bridges, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1853/Elizabeth Bridges/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1855/Mrs Elizabeth Bridger/../../../Post Office Directory

September 1855/George Audsley/ Licensee/../../Era

1858/George Amsley/../../../Melvilles Directory

1861/Robert Daw/Licensed Victualler/34/Yalding, Kent/Census
1861/Charlotte Daw/Wife/24/Finchley, Middlesex/Census
1861/Alfred Daw/Son/2/Monmouthshire, WAles/Census
1861/Fanny Daw/Daughter/1 month/Crayford, Kent/Census
1861/Elizabeth Bridger/Visitor, Fundholder, Widow/52/Hull, Yorkshire/Census

1862/William Manning/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/George Golding/Public House Bulls Head, Partially Blind/36/Horton Kirby, Kent/Census
1871/Eliza Golding/Wife/36/High Halstow, Kent/Census
1871/Elizabeth King/Daughter, Asistant/17/Kensington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Annie Golding/Daughter/9/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1871/Charlotte Golding/Daughter/7/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
+ Lodgers

1874/William McGuinness/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/William McGuiness/Licensed Victualler/65/Dublin, Ireland/Census
1881/Mary E McGuiness/Wife/44/Selbon, Hampshire/Census
1881/Harriet Bone/Niece/11/Merton, Surrey/Census

1882/Mrs Mary McGuinness/../../../Post Office Directory

1896/Charles Seago/../../../Post Office Directory

1903/Albert Alfred Steele/../../../Post Office Directory

Sam Coles, Late of the Running Horses, Erith - 1911

Sam Coles, Late of the Running Horses, Erith - 1911

Kindly provided by David Yates

My Great Grandfather Samuel Coles was the Proprietor of the Bull's Head Public House in Crayford in 1911. My understanding is that the Bull's Head was bombed during the Second World War and a number of children died there as they were gathering there to be transported into the countryside. Apparently a church was built on the site of the pub in memory of the children.

You may be interested to know that prior to the Bull's Head my Great Grandfather was the Owner & Manager of the Running Horses Pub in Erith and the Jolly Millers in South Darenth. He entered into the Public House business in 1904 after having worked for Sir Thomas Callender of Callender Cable & Construction Co. Ltd.. He emigrated to Canada in 1912 with his wife and several children. ***

1911/Samuel Coles/../../../Newspaper Article ***

*** Provided By David Yates

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