Old Parrs Head, 63 High Street, Gravesend

This pub was established as the Old Parr’s Head in 1797 and renamed the Empire Tavern in 1892; you currently have these listed as two separate pubs. Also listed as the Parrs Head in 1874 & 1881.
The pub closed in 1914 and is now in restaurant use. **

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

Empire Tavern / Old Parrs Head, 63 High Street, Gravesend - in March 2009

Empire Tavern / Old Parrs Head, 63 High Street, Gravesend - in March 2009

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Residents at this address

1824/Wm. Aldersley/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1840/James Munn/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1851/William Edgar/Victualler/46/Scotland/Census
1851/Mary Ann Edgar/Wife/46/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1851/James Brudelyn/Waiter/23/London/Census
1851/Martha Taylor/Servant/27/Shorne, Kent/Census
1851/Laurence Smith/Lodger, Commercial Traveller/37/Sheffield, Yorkshire/Census

1855/Herbert Garn/../../../P.O. Directory **

1858/Henry Garn/../../../Melvilles Directory

1861/Charles Ribbons/Publican/36/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1861/Susan Ribbons/Wife/30/London/Census
1861/Charles Ribbons/Son/3/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1861/Sarah Ribbons/Daughter/1/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1861/Elizabeth Tyler/General Servant/22/Grays, Essex/Census
1861/Frederick Bates/Lodger/24/Romney, Kent/Census

1865/Charles Ribbens/../../../Hall’s Directory **

1874/David Whiffen/../../../Post Office Directory

1878/William Hy. Wooding/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Wm H Wooding/Licensed Victualler/41/East Malling, Kent/Census
1881/Marg Wooding/Wife/36/Rufford, Lancashire/Census
1881/Joseph Ambrose/Potman/17/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1881/Annie White/Domestic Servant/18/Cambridge, Cambridge/Census
1881/Marg Barnard/Barmaid/21/Lynmouth ?, Hampshire/Census

1882/Wm Hy Wooding/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Percival S Kimber/../../../Post Office Directory

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