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Purley Arms, 345 Brighton Road, Croydon, Surrey

Croydon pub index

Purley Arms, Croydon, Surrey

Purley Arms, 345 Brighton Road, Croydon

Purley Arms, 345 Brighton Road, Croydon

Both kindly provided by Kathleen Parish

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

The following entries are in this format:

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

1865/George Furlong/../../../F Warren Croydon directory ****

1881/John U Funnell/Beer Retailer/37/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census ****
1881/Charlotte Funnell/Wife/46/Sandown, Isle of Wight/Census
1881/Richard Hewett/Nephew/10/Gosport, Hampshire/Census

1891/Jn U Funnell/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

1901/John H Funnell/Beer Retailer/57/Portsmouth, Hants/Census ****
1901/Eliza Funnell/Wife/29/Derby/Census
1901/John A Funnell/Son/5/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1901/Thomas Coppey/Barman/44/Reading, Berks/Census
1901/Lilly F Barnett/general Servant/20/Croydon, Surrey/Census

1911/John Upton Funnell/Beer Retailer/71/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census ****
1911/John Ashby/Son, Stockbrokers Junior Clerk/15/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1911/William Theedom/Barman/29/West Wickham, Kent/Census
1911/Ellen Mary Theedom/Barmaid/23/Croydon, Surrey/Census

1913/John Upton Funnell/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

1918/John Upton Funnell/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

Mr J Funnell.

The founder of Messrs. Funnell, Dyson and Gregory, the Croydon firm of process engravers, Mr John Ashby Funnell of Homefield Road, Old Coulsdon dies last week. He was 57.

Mr Funnell, who was born in Croydon began his business career when he assumed from his father the proprietorship of the Purley Arms public house. In 1934 he founded the engraving firm, and at the time of his death he was the last of the original directors still with the firm. He was also at one time a director of  "The Croydon Times". ***

*** Provided By Kathleen Parish

**** Provided By Kevan


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