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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1823-

Yorkshire Grey

Latest 1930+

34 Blackheath Hill

Greenwich

Yorkshire Grey 1913

Above photo, 1913.

 

On the 29th June 1829, Richard Lambourn, murdered his estranged wife with a knife in the kitchen of the 'Yorkshire Grey', having waited outside for her to open up in the early morning! He then tried to kill himself using the same knife, but was restrained. An inquest was held on the premises later the same day. Richard was convicted of murder in his absence, but later died in Guy's Hospital a few days later of pre-existing abdominal problems.

 

Kentish Independent 18 June 1870.

BLACKHEATH PETTY SESSIONS.

Croom's Hill, Saturday, Before Colonel Farnall, C.B.; B. Cooke, B. Poulter, K. Routh, J. Penn, M. W. Adame, and J. H. Young, Esqs.

Transfer of Spirit Licenses. The following public-houses were transferred.

Greenwich.

"Yorkshire Grey," from G. P. Wetherall, to H. Nelson.

 

LICENSEE LIST

NEWMAN Francis 1823+ Pigot's Directory 1823

MILLIDGE William 1826+

BROWN Benjamin 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

GUNN William 1840+

CLARKE Edward 1851-Aug/53+ (age 57 in 1851Census)

BARR William Aug/1853+

COOMBS George to Jan/1856

BALLINGER Joseph James Jan/1856-58+

BRAGGER J F 1862+

ELLIS Jonathan to May/66 dec'd

ELLIS Sarah May/1866+

ELLIS J Mrs 1867

WETHERALL G P to June/1870

NELSON Henry Nelson June/1870-74+ (age 42 in 1871Census)

MANTON James William 1881-82+ (age 55 in 1881Census)

LUCAS Walter 1891+ (age 42 in 1891Census)

WARD George Robert 1896+

WARD Matilda 1901-11+

FITZPATRICK Peter 1919+

GROSSE James Herbert 1921-30+ Next pub licensee had

Around this time, this Yorkshire Gray disappears, and James H Grosse is also listed for the "Yorkshire Grey," Eltham Hill SE9

https://pubwiki.co.uk/YorkshireGrey.shtml

http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/yorkshiregrey.html

 

Pigot's Directory 1823From the Pigot's Directory 1823

CensusCensus

Pigot's Directory 1832-34From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34

 

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