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Crown & Anchor, Greetham, Rutlandshire

Greetham pub history index

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

The following entries are in this format:

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

1871/Scotney Thorp/Licensed Victualler, Widow/68/Greetham, Rutland/Census ****
1871/John Thorp/Son, Assistant/37/Greetham, Rutland/Census
1871/Lidia Thorp/Sons Wife/40/Gedling, Nottinghamshire/Census
1871/Fanny Cross/Servant/17/Stretton, Rutland/Census

1891/Thomas Chapman/Licensed Victualler & Farmer/60/Braunston, Rutland/Census ****
1891/Mary A Chapman/Wife/59/London, Middlesex/Census
1891/Walter B Chapman/Son/16/Ridlington, Rutland/Census

1901/Frederick Hilliam/Farmer & Licensed Victualler/33/Polebrooke, Northampton/Census ****
1901/Emma J Hilliam/Wife/33/Fleet Fen, Lincolnshire/Census
1901/Alice M Hilliam/Sister/22/Fleet Fen, Lincolnshire/Census

1911/Fred Hilliam/Inn Keeper & Farmer/43/Polebrooke, Northampton/Census ****
1911/Emma Jane Hilliam/Wife/43/Fleet Fen, Lincolnshire/Census

1916/Frederick Hilliam/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1928/Warren Exton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

The Crown & Anchor was de-licensed in 1936 and turned into a farm; i.e. Home Farm, Greetham. Mrs Edith Finch who owned the freehold left the property to the Temperance Society who promptly sold it, and the rest of the estate to the Merchant Venturers in 1948.
It was run as a farm from 1937 until 1977 when I purchased it along with the acreage that went with the Inn for the use of travellers, horses, geese, cattle etc. *

There are photographs of it as an Inn [not just a public house] in Victorian times and on various other occasions and of course as it is today, it really hasn't changed at all. *

* Provided By Ann Jenkins

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 22-Nov-2020 14:15:45 GMT