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Ordnance Arms, 3 Hythe Quay, Colchester

Colchester pub history index

Known Residents

The following entries are in this format:

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

1822/J. Barnes/../../../Pigot's*

1823-4/J. Barnes/../../../Pigot's

1828-9/Thomas Letche/../../../Pigot's

1832/Daniel Oathwaite Blyth/Owner & Porter Merchant/../../../Auction

"Lot 2 - An old established and well-accustomed FREEHOLD PUBLIC HOUSE called the ORDNANCE ARMS. Very desirably situated for Business, near the East-Bridge, in the Parish of St. Leonards, Colchester; it is Timber-built and Tiled, and contains good underground Cellars, Tap-Room, Parlour, Dining-Room, Five Bed-Chambers, and Two Attics; a Washhouse, Yard, Garden, and Stabling for 12 Horses, together with a Wharf, possessing a valuable and extensive Frontage to the River Colne. This Lot is in the Occupation of Mr. Everard Willett, who pays a Barrel-Rent on the Trade, which amounts by Estimation, to about £40 per Annum.
The auction took place on 26th March. 1832, by the order of Daniel Oathwaite Blyth."**

1832-3/Everard Willett/../../../Pigot's

1839/Everard Willett/../../../Pigot's

1845/William Pitt/../../../Post Office

1848/Susan Pitt/../../../White's

1851/Mrs. Susan Pitt/../../../Post Office

1855/T. Wood/../../../Kelly's*

1862/James Martin/../../../Kelly's

1867/James Martin/../../../Post Office

1870/Robert Shead/../../../Kelly's

1871/Robert Shead/../../../Post Office

1874/Robert Shead/../../../Kelly's

1878/Robert Shead/../../../Kelly's

1881/Robert Shead/Ship Owner & Agent (N Sons)/50/Colchester, Essex/Census
1881/Ann Shead/Wife/49/Colchester, Essex/Census
1881/Alice Shead/Daughter/23/Colchester, Essex/Census
1881/Edith Shead/Daughter/13/Colchester, Essex/Census
1881/Robert Shead/Son, /11/Colchester, Essex/Census
1881/Kate Shead/Daughter/8/Colchester, Essex/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1881

1882/Robert Shead/../../../Kelly's

1886/Robert Shead/../../../Kelly's

1894/Mrs. Anne Shead/../../../Kelly's

1895/Mrs. Anne Shead/../../../Kelly's

1898/Mrs. Anne Shead/../../../Kelly's

1899/Mrs. Anne Shead/../../../Kelly's

1901/Ann Shead/Licensed Victualler, Widow/67/Colchester, Essex/Census ****
1901/Robert Shead/Son, General Carman/30/Colchester, Essex/Census
1901/Kate Shead/Daughter, Assistant/27/Colchester, Essex/Census
1901/Bessie Threadbell/Barmaid/23/Hollesley, Suffolk/Census

1902/William Blyth James/../../../Kelly's

1907/J. Clarke/../../../Benham's

1908/James Clarke/../../../Kelly's

1912/Wm. Thomas Green/../../../Kelly's

1917/Walter Scott/../../../Kelly's

1925/Samuel Davie/../../../Kelly's

1933/Sidney Davie/../../../Kelly's

J B Hubbard, licensee, died on April 14th, 1959 - Black Eagle Journal ***

1959/J B Hubbard/../../../Black Eagle Journal ***

* Provided by the Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900

*** Provided by Alex Wilkinson

**** Provided by Kevan

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