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Half Way House, Upper Halliford, Shepperton

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This pub was established under this name by 1870, but may well be older; early and mid-nineteenth century records of Upper Halliford pubs called the Rising Sun and later the Star may relate to this house. The Pub is in the Sunbury census in 1901. The licensing authorities refused the renewal of the licence for this pub in 1911 and it closed. It was subsequently demolished in around 1935. **

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Middlesex. The Middlesex listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Residents at this address

1874/Thos. Taylor / Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1899/Augustus Leonard/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1901/Augustus Leonard/Licensd Victualler/38/Meredith [Mereworth], Kent/Census ***
1901/Sophia Leonard/Wife/36/Wembley, Middlesex/Census
1901/Florence E Leonard/Daughter/10/Byfleet, Surrey/Census
1901/George A Leonard/Son/7/Sunbury, Middlesex/Census
1901/Winifred L Leonard/Daughter/5/Sunbury, Middlesex/Census
1901/Charles J Leonard/Son/1/Sunbury, Middlesex/Census

The licensee in 1911 (when the licensing authorities refused the renewal of the licence) was my husbands great grandfather, Abraham Redshaw SPARROW. Abraham split his family between his two businesses he ran and in the 1911 Census living with him at the pub were:

Abraham Redshaw Sparrow, Married, Age 50, Licensee and Wheelwright, Born Swineshead Lincolnshire *
Alice Mary Sparrow, Wife, Age 48, Assisting in Business, Born Little Bytham Lincolnshire
Millicent Sparrow, Daughter, Single, Age 17, Born Norwood Green Middlesex
William Frederick Sparrow, Son, Age 11, School, Born Kew Bridge Middlesex
George Sidney Sparrow, Son, Age 5, School, Born Kew Bridge Middlesex.

Abraham's other 5 children ranging in age from 22 down to 8 years were living at their hairdressing business he ran from 36 Kew Bridge Road Brentford. *

* Provided By Heather

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Roy Leonard

And Last updated on: Thursday, 11-Jun-2020 17:24:38 BST