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Crooked Billet, 99 High Street, Penge SE20 7DT

Penge pub history index

The address is Dulwich Road in 1867, and the High Street in the 1871 census; the earlier 1861 census is in Battersea, district 32

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

Ye Olde Crooked Billet, Penge - in 1827

Ye Olde Crooked Billet, Penge - in 1827

Kindly provided by Colleen

Crooked Billet, Beckenham Road, Penge

Crooked Billet, Beckenham Road, Penge

Kindly provided by Julian Hills

This post-card shows the original pub and the Victorian one which was demolished or maybe even bombed. The cellar is interesting in that a stream runs through it - I remember the Landlord and Landlady slept down there in 1976 as it was a monstrously hot summer!.
Someone told me that Maple Road (Penge) had more pubs than any other street in London. ***

We may need to compare that with Hertfordshire where every other house was a Pub, and maybe many other places

The following entries are in this format:

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

1855/Mrs Maria Matthew/../../../../Post Office Directory

1861/Maria Mathew/Victualler, Widow/47/Lewisham, Kent/Census
1861/Elizabeth Mathew/Daughter/17/Beckenham, Kent/Census
1861/Emma Mathew/Daughter/15/Beckenham, Kent/Census
1861/Richard Mathew/Son/13/Beckenham, Kent/Census
1861/Louisa Mathew/Daughter/11/Penge, Surrey/Census
1861/Herbert Mathew/Son/8/Penge, Surrey/Census
1861/Susannah Juniper/House Servant/20/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1861/John Coombridge/Potman/17/Camberwell, Surrey/Census
1861/James Holland/Lodger, Ag Labourer/46/Penge, Surrey/Census
1861/William Brazen/Lodger, Ag Labourer/41/Compton, Hampshire/Census
1861/Louisa Tapson/Visitor, Governess/25/Tiverton, Devon/Census

1867/M Matthew/../../../Surrey Directory

1871/Charles Shalless/Licensed Victualler, Widow/33/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/Ada Emily Shalless/Daughter/6/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/Arthur Shalless/Brother, Licensed Victualler/24/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/Caroline Smith/Sister in Law, Housekeeper/22/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/William Tortzshank/Potman/20/../Census

1878/George Howes/../../../Surrey Directory

1881/David Gowenloch/Licensed Victualler/48/Manchester/Census
1881/Sarah Gowenloch/Wife/35/Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/Eliza E Gowenloch/Daughter/18/Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/David Gowenloch/Son//Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/Alfred Gowenloch/Son/15/Milwall, Middlesex/Census
1881/Percy O Gowenloch/Son/1/Penge, Surrey/Census
1881/Alice Youngman/Domestic Servant/20/Malsford, Suffolk/Census

1891/Mrs Mary Louise Bailey/../../../Surrey Kelly Directory

1891/Mary L Bailey/Publican, Widow/55/../Census
1891/Eliza Bailey/Daughter/32/../Census
1891/Mary Bailey/Daughter/19/../Census
1891/Amy S Hemming/Barmaid/27/../Census
1891/Alfred G Green/Potman/30/../Census

1896/John S Cakebread/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Arthur L Jennings/Licensed Victualler/30/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Matilda/Wife/30/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Lilian/Daughter/9/Beckenham, Kent/Census
1901/Beatrice/Daughter/8/Beckenham, Kent/Census
1901/Florence/Daughter/7/Beckenham, Kent/Census
1901/Lois Izzard/Cook/31/Stafford, Bedfordshire/Census
1901/Mary Lawrence/Barmaid/22/Penge, Surrey/Census
1901/Minnie Thulborn/Barmaid/19/Hornsey, London/Census
1901/Minnie Simsion/Housemaid/17/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1901/Bella McIntosh/Housemaid/16/Penge, Surrey/Census

1903/Arthur L Jennings/../../../Post Office Directory

1913/Arthur L Jennings/../../../Post Office Directory

1918/Arthur L Jennings/../../../Post Office Directory

1922/Arthur L Jennings/../../../Post Office Directory


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