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The outline of the pub history site is to list ALL pubs of the last 200 years with detailed information on each, including their occupants and staff members; i.e. it is a genealogical search tool. It is never exhaustive, but it's pretty damned good so far. Please help me make it better if you have anything to add. Use the search engine to find pubs by name, publicans and bar staff by name, or just use it as a historical street directory - all detail on one site of about 50 thousand pages and over 10 thousand images. The site lists all counties in England, but some are sparse in content, whilst London and the South is very well documented. Use the links above to traverse the site; and if a search fails, type your search into google, find the relevant page on Ewans pubology site and it brings you back here again!

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Queens Head, Saxmundham

Saxmundham pub history index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Saxmundham - Suffolk. The Saxmundham, Suffolk listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Queens Head, High Street, Saxmundham

Queens Head, High Street, Saxmundham

Kindly provided by Tony Green

The following entries are in this format:

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

1823/Thomas Cooper/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1839/Thos Cooper/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1844/Thomas Cooper/../../../Whites Directory ****

In 1851, William Fenton was the inn keeper at the Queens head (he was also a butcher and I presume the son in law of Thomas Cooper the previous Inn keeper having married Elizabeth Cooper his daughter).
Unfortunately the notice on the 24th December 1853 in the Ipswich Journal showed that he had been made bankrupt.  *

1851/William Fenton/Butcher & Inn Keeper/43/Mape, Suffolk/Census *
1851/Elizabeth Fenton/Wife/39/Saxmundham, Suffolk/Census
1851/Louis Arrison/Traveller, Jeweller/58/Foreigh subject/Census
1851/Ann List/Servant/17/Bruisyard, Suffolk/Census
1851/Louisa Green/Servant/13/Bruisyard, Suffolk/Census
1851/Thomas Wholmer/Groom/25/Saxmundham, Suffolk/Census
1851/Robert Lambert/Errand Boy/14/Westleton, Suffolk/Census
1851/Charles smith/Lodger, Pauper, Widow/62/Saxmundham, Suffolk/Census

1852/William Fenton/../../../Slaters Directory *

1855/Henry Easter/../../../Whites Directory ****

1861/Henry Easter/Inn Keeper/40/Friston, Suffolk/Census
1861/Ellen Easter/Wife/33/Leiston, Suffolk/Census
1861/Robert Easter/Son, Scholar/6/Saxmundham, Suffolk/Census
1861/Mary Turner/Servant, House Maid/25/Theberton, Suffolk/Census

1869/Henry Easter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1874/H Easter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1879/Robert John Easter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Arthur Lowe/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1925/James Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory ****


* Provided By Mark Bennett

**** Provided By Kevan


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And Last updated on: Thursday, 16-Apr-2015 18:46:07 BST