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Bull Hotel, Borough Green, Wrotham

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History of the Bull

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

Bull Hotel, Borough Green, Wrotham - Licensee M Millet circa 1910

Bull Hotel, Borough Green, Wrotham - Licensee M Millet circa 1910

Kindly provided by Terry Townsend

The Bull, Borough Green, Wrotham 

The Bull, Borough Green, Wrotham

Kindly provided by Terry Townsend

The following entries are in this format:

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

1385/Built during reign of Richard II/../../../Pub History ***

1495/The house was granted its first licence/../../../Pub History ***

Before 1552/Mawer Beecher/../../../Pub History ***

1552/Elisha Beecher, son of Mawer Beecher/../../../Licensing Legislation ***

1560/Elisha Beecher/../../../Pub History ***

1562/Elisha Beecher/../../../Pub History ***

1570 - 1581/Henry Crass/Shoemaker/../../Pub History ***

1581 - 1596/Widow Crass/../../../Pub History ***

1601 - 1638/John Grundy/../../../Pub History ***

1638/John & Richard Grundy, son of John Grundy/../../../Pub History ***

1641/John Grundy buys Richards share/../../../Pub History ***

1649/John Grundy heir of Richard Grundy/../../../Pub History ***

1650/Nysall Hodsholl/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1650 - 1673/Isaac Shoebridge/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1673 - 1678/Nyomi Shoebridge/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1678/Susannah Shoebridge/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1682/Susannah Shoebridge married William Ovenden/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1685/Cecily Hodsholl/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1685/Joseph Matthews/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1685 - 1700/Susannah and William Ovenden/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1702/William Ovenden/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1703 - 1730/John Saker/../../../Pub History ***

1718/Richard Matthews/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1718 - 1730/Richard Crow/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1730 - 1753/Hectar Crosby/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1753 - 1772/John Clifford/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1772/Francis Gibbon/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1784/Solomon Bridgen/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1786 - 1799/Jeremiah Shadwell/Lessee/../../Pub History ***

1799 - 1822/John Micklefield/../../../Pub History ***

1833/Richard Gibbon/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1833/Frederick Ceney/Owner/../../Pub History ***

To 1851/Frederick Ceney jun/Owner/../../Pub History ***

1851/John Goddard Morgan/../../../Pub History ***

1857/Henry Spencer/../../../Pub History ***

1858/Henry Spencer/../../../Melvilles Directory

1862/Henry Spencer/../../../Post Office Directory

1863/Thomas Bowles/../../../Pub History ***

1872/James Edward Shrubsole/../../../Pub History ***

1874/James Edward Shrubsole/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/James E Shrubsole/Hotel Keeper/44/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1881/Margaret Shrubsole/Wife/40/Forfarshire, Scotland/Census
1881/Charlotte C Shrubsole/Daughter/12/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1881/William G Shrubsole/Nephew, Artist (Landscape Painter)/25/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1881/Cordelia West/Domestic Servant/17/Trosley, Kent/Census
1881/Frances L Polikett/Cook/25/Ightham, Kent/Census
1881/Charlotte E Welstead/Housemaid/24/Otford, Kent/Census
1881/Alfred Cook/Boots/23/Sevenoaks, Kent/Census

1890/James William Trepess/../../../Pub History ***

1894/Walter Rowe/../../../Pub History ***

1897/John Whale/../../../Pub History ***

1902/Mrs E Hudson/../../../Pub History ***

1904/John Willis/../../../Pub History ***

1906/Henry Maguire/../../../Pub History ***

1908/Henry Short Millett/../../../Pub History ***

1913/Henry Short Millett/../../../Post Office Directory

1918/Alfred John Cope/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Edward Swift/../../../Pub History ***

1922/Edward Hibbert Swift/../../../Post Office Directory

1929/John Cleary/../../../Pub History ***

1930/Denis Cleary/Propritor/../../Post Office Directory

1933/John Dykes/../../../Pub History ***

1936/Harold Prince/../../../Pub History ***

1938/Harold Prince/Propritor/../../Post Office Directory

The Bull remained in the hands of Frederick Ceney & Sons Brewery until 1960 when they sold out to the Whitbread Fremlin Brewery. They eventually sold the Bull as a Free House. ***

*** Provided By Pickard Trepess & the History of the Bull

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 19:29:57 BST