Pub history

Watermill Tavern, 1 Canal Road, Strood, Rochester

listed as Watermill & Canal tavern, Canal Road, Frindsbury in 1881 & earlier. This pub is now closed and in private residential use. **

Strood pub history index

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

Watermill Tavern, 1 Canal Road - in April 2010

Watermill Tavern, 1 Canal Road - in April 2010

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1847/Geo Roffway/../../../Bagshaws Directory *

1851/John Roffway/Manager to Painter/34/London, Middlesex/Census ****
1851/Sarah Roffway/Housekeeper to Victualler/33/Strood, Kent/Census
1851/Sarah Roffway/Daughter/2/Frindsbury, Kent/Census
1851/Fanny Roffway/Daughter/9 months/Frindsbury, Kent/Census
1851/Elizabeth Brisenden/House Servant/57/Chatham, Kent/Census
1851/Mary Willmore/House Servant/28/Rochester, Kent/Census
1851/Maria Bullen/House Servant/19/Rochester, Kent/Census
1851/Emma Roffway/Visitor/21/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Durk/House Servant, Widow/67/Sussex/Census

1858/George Roffway/../../../Melvilles Directory ****

1861/John Doggett/Licensed Victualler, Widow/36/Bristol, Gloucestershire/Census ****
1861/Harriett Stevens/Barmaid/19/Wouldham, Kent/Census
1861/Mary A Stevens/Visitor/14/Wouldham, Kent/Census

1862/J Doggett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1866/Francis Coley / Licensed Victualler, Dealer & Chapman, bankrupt /../../London Gazette, 13 November 1866 **

1874/William Smith Bushell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1878/Miss Elln. Russell/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Albert Duppa Howe/Licensed Victualer/31/Croydon, Surrey/Census ****
1881/Emily Mary Howe/Wife/26/Hadlam, Kent/Census
1881/Kate Pine/Sister/14/Hadlam, Kent/Census
1881/Thomas Vallance/Boarder, Mariner/42/Devon/Census

1882/Albert D Howe/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Mrs H Burgess/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Alfred Lewry/Licensed Victualler/29/Broadbridge Heath, Sussex/Census ****
1901/Ellen Lewry/Wife/30/Haywards Heath, Sussex/Census
1901/Ellen Haslett/Mother in Law, Widow/71/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1901/Elizabeth Rankin/General Servant/22/Portslade, Sussex/Census

1903/Alfred Lewry/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1909/George Cossey/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1913/G Cossey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1918/George Cossey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1922/Mrs Ellen Cossey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1930/Mrs Ellen Cossey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Mrs Ethel Lilian Dray/../../../Post Office Directory ****


* Provided By Lorena Bennett

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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