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White Hart, 5 Dene Street, Dorking, Surrey

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White Hart, 5 Dene Street, Dorking - in 2009

White Hart, 5 Dene Street, Dorking - in 2009

Kindly provided by Philip Carter

White Hart, 5 Dene Street, Dorking - in July 2014

Kindly provided by David Fisher

Residents at this address.

1855/William Sawyers/White Hart, Ram alley/../../Post Office Directory

1867/W Sawyers/../../../Post Office Directory

1878/William Sawyers/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/William Sawyer/Licensed Victualler/60/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1881/Sophia Sawyer/Wife/57/Broad Bridge Heath, Sussex/Census
1881/William Dudley/Grandson/12/Guildford, Surrey/Census

1891/Benjamin James Rose/../../../Kellys Directory

1891/Benjamin Rose/Licensed Victualler/37/Capel, Surrey/Census
1891/Anne E Rose/Wife/32/Dover, Kent/Census
1891/Mabel A Rose/Daughter/7/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1891/Fanny Sandford/General Servant/18/Dorking, Surrey/Census

A quick comment on the 1911 census listing for this pub on the Pub History page, I am related to the Mills/Batchelor family. Elizabeth Batchelor's maiden name was Mills and Henrietta Mills was her sister in law. "Reginald" Mills, her son was my grandfather, his name is actually Rignold not Reginald - actually Charles Rignold Mills. It appears correctly on the census form but most of the family history sites have it mis-transcribed. This is not unusual, even his death certificate is wrong. William Francis Batchelor was still licensee of the White Hart in 1936 when his wife died (National Probate Calendar). By 1940 William was living in Wolverhampton with one of his sons and I guess that he left the White Hart soon after his wife's death. *

The Mills family were also involved with the Bullington Cross, Bullington, Hampshire. Thomas Henry Mills, father of Elizabeth, was licensee there in 1871 and his father, also Thomas Henry may have been licensee before him, both were also blacksmiths. Members of the Monk family, related to the Mills may have been licensees at a later date. *

1911/William Francis Batchelor/Publican/46/Betchworth, Surrey/Census
1911/Elizabeth Batchelor/Wife/47/Andover, Hampshire/Census
1911/Norah Batchelor/Daughter, Certified Teacher/21/Betchworth, Surrey/Census
1911/Henry Batchelor/Son, Dentists Assistant/19/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1911/Jack William Batchelor/Son, Electricians Apprentice/14/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1911/Henrietta Mills/Visitor, Widow/54/Bloomsbury, London/Census
1911/Reginald Mills/Visitor, Upholsterer/28/Bloomsbury, London/Census

1913/William Francis Batchelor/../../../Kellys Directory

1918/William Francis Batchelor/../../../Kellys Directory

1937/Thomas Frank Sturges, White Hart, 5 Dene street, Dorking/../../Kellys Directory


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