Accurate transcriptions of the 1921 census are being added to the pub history site, starting with London.

Chequers, 3 High Street, Stretham, Ely, Cambridgeshire

Stretham pub history index

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

This is a photograph of my grandfather, Reuben Jacobs, outside the Chequers in Stretham

This is a photograph of my grandfather, Reuben Jacobs, outside the Chequers in Stretham

Kindly provided by Colin Jacobs

The following entries are in this format:

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

1879/Thomas Gotobed/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1883/Thomas Gotobed/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1891/Charles Langford/Licensed Victualler Carpenter/38/Stretham Cambridgeshire/Census ***
1891/Alice Langford/Wife/30/Stretham Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Sydney Langford/Son/7/Stretham Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Percy Langford/Son/6/Stretham Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Edgar Langford/Son/4/Stretham Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Florence Langford/Dau/1/Stretham Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/George Cullum/Carpenters Apprentice/19/Marske Yorkshire/Census
1891/James Camps/Boarder Labourer/38/Milton Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Annie Cox/Servant Gen Dom/13/Coveney Cambridgeshire/Census

1892/Charles Langford/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1896/Mrs Alice Langford/../../../Kellys Directory ****

My father was Archie Jacobs (born 1898 died 1960). He was half brother to Sydney, Percy and Edgar Langford. Family history vague about Florence unless she was also known as 'Queenie".  Alice Langford was widowed and married Reuben Jacobs in 1897. *

1901/Reuben Jacobs/Publican & Butcher/28/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Alice Jacobs/Wife/39/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Victoria Jacobs/Daughter/3/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Archie Jacobs/Son/2/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Laura Langford/Daughter/9/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Percy Langford/Son, Yard Boy/16/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Lizzie Wright/General Servant/15/Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire/Census

1904/Reuben Jacobs/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1911/Reuben Jacobs/Butcher/38/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1911/Alice Jacobs/Wife/49/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1911/Victoria Jacobs/Daughter/13/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1911/Archie Jacobs/Son/12/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1911/Jane Wolfe/General Servant/17/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1911/Arthur Sennitt/Boarder, Farmer/39/Stretham, Cambridgeshire/Census

1916/Reuben Jacobs/../../../Kellys Directory ****

* Provided By Colin Jacobs

*** Provided By Bev Howlett

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Friday, 24-Jun-2022 07:18:24 BST