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Old Crook Log, Crook Log, Bexley Heath

Bexley history

This pub was probably established by 1738 and is mentioned in Charles Dickensí 1859 novel ĎA Tale of Two Citiesí.
In 1822 it was renamed the Fox & Hounds, although the name Crook Log seems also still to have been in use and the name formerly reverted by around 1898. Earlier addresses, e.g. in 1891 were at Main Road, Bexley Heath ** At 39 Crook Log in the 1901 census.

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

Ye Olde Crook Log, Bexley Heath

Ye Olde Crook Log, Bexley Heath

Kindly provided by Colleen

Crook Log, Crook Log, Bexley Heath - in September 2009

Crook Log, Crook Log, Bexley Heath - in September 2009

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris


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The following entries are in this format:

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

Fox & Hounds :

1832-1834/John Turner/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1840/John Turner/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/John Turner/Victualler/57/../Census ****
1841/Elizabeth Turner/../51/../Census
1841/Elizabeth Turner/../25/../Census
1841/Joseph Turner/../16/Kent/Census
1841/Alfred Turner/../14/Kent/Census
1841/Maria Bond/Female Servant/18/Kent/Census
1841/Samuel Dean/Male Servant/25/Kent/Census

1851/George Tate/Licensed Victualler/31/Hampshire/Census ****
1851/Elizabeth Mat Tate/Wife/25/Southwark, Borough/Census
1851/George Tate/Son/7/St Giles/Census
1851/Jane Matilda Tate/Daughter/6/St Giles/Census
1851/John Tate/Son/4/St Giles/Census
1851/Thomas Tate/Son/3/St Giles/Census
1851/Frances Ann Tate/Daughter/1/St Giles/Census
1851/Francess Dye/Barmaid/20/Holborn/Census
1851/George Vane/Ostler/21/Bexley, Kent/Census
1851/James Vane/Ostler/15/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1851/John Clark/Potboy/16/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census
1851/Rosana Narbut/House Servant/18/St Georges, Newington, Surrey/Census

1855/J Coggershall/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1858/James Coggershall/../../../Melvilles Directory ****

1861/James Wenden/Victualler/52/Earls Colne, Essex/Census ****
1861/Elizabeth Wenden/Wife/47/Earls Colne, Essex/Census
1861/Walter Wenden/Son, Inn Keeper/26/Earls Colne, Essex/Census
1861/Sarah Wenden/Sons Wife/26/Dartford, Kent/Census
1861/Roda L Wenden/Daughter/1/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census

1862/James Wenden/../../../Post Office Directory **

1871/Walter Wenden/Licensed Victualler/37/Earls Colne, Essex/Census ****
1871/Sarah A Wenden/Wife/36/Over Norton, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Rhoda L Wenden/Daughter/11/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census
1871/Sarah A Wenden/Daughter/9/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census
1871/Martha E Wenden/Daughter/5/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census
1871/Minnie K Wenden/Daughter/3/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census
1871/Ellen A Wenden/Daughter/2/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census
1871/Walter E Wenden/Son/2 months/Bexley Heath, Kent/Census
1871/Emma Pampling/General Servant/33/Sible Hedingham, Essex/Census
1871/Charles Bonner/General Servant/18/Sible Hedingham, Essex/Census

1881/George Harvey/Publican/51/Wilby, suffolk/Census ****
1881/Mary A Harvey/Wife/52/Laxfield, Suffolk/Census
1881/Frederick Harvey/Son, Gardener/20/Enfield, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Vince/General Servant/16/Brixton, Surrey/Census

1882/George Harvey/../../../Kellys Directory ****

Old Crook Log :

1891/George Harvey/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1891/George Harvey/Licensed Victualler/51/Wilby, Suffolk/Census ****
1891/Ann B Harvey/Wife/51/Tiverton, Devon/Census
1891/Alice Adams/General Servant/18/Erith, Kent/Census

1901/George Harvey/Licensed Victualler/71/Wilby, Suffolk/Census ****
1901/Ann B Harvey/Wife/61/Tiverton, Devon/Census
1901/Emily Child/Daughter/23/Merton, Surrey/Census
1901/Esther Vince/Domestic Servant/22/Carshalton, Surrey/Census

1903/George Harvey/../../../Kellys Directory **

1913/Charles Sunderland/../../../Post Office Directory **


** Provided by Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


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