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Dearham pub history index
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Cumberland. The Cumberland 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.
1848/John Herbert/Sun, Dearham/../../Slaters Directory ****
1855/Isaac Cragg/Sun, Dearham/../../Slaters Directory ****
The Sun has listed owner Isaac Cragg; who was my GR,GR,GR Great Grandfather. Here is the article from the Cumberland, Parcquet , August 11, 1857:
August 1857/Freehold Inn, or Public House, at Dearham, in the County of Cumberland, for sale.
To be Sold by Auction at the House of Mr Isaac Cragg, the sign of the Sun, in Dearham aforesaid, on Friday the 14th Day of August, last at Seven o'Clock in the Evening.
All that well accustomed Inn , or Public House called the Sun, with the Stable and Yard attached thereto, and now in the occupation of the said Isaac Cragg. *
1861/Elizabeth Cragg/Wife, Barmaid/52/Tallentire, Cumberland/Census ****
1861/Robert Hodgson/Brother in Law, Ag Labourer/36/Tallentire, Cumberland/Census
1861/Elizabeth Maloy/House Servant/18/Carlisle, Cumberland/Census
1891/John Nixon/Inn Keeper & Blacksmith/48/Dearham, Cumberland/Census ****
1891/Martha Nixon/Wife/35/Mealsgate, Cumberland/Census
1891/Sarah Nixon/Daughter, Dressmaker (Apprentice)/15/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1891/Mary Nixon/Daughter/13/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1891/Isabel Nixon/Daughter/11/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1891/Fanny Nixon/Daughter/9/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1891/John Nixon/Son/6/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1891/Tom Nixon/Son/4/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1891/Jane A Nixon/Daughter/18 months/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1891/John Goundry/Boarder, Engineer/34/Durham/Census
1911/John Nixon/Inn Keeper, Widow/69/Dearham, Cumberland/Census ****
1911/Frank Nixon/Son, Drapers Assistant/19/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1911/Jane Ann Nixon/Daughter/21/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1911/Herbert Stanley Nixon/Son/14/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1911/Frances McMaster/Daughter/29/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1911/John McMaster/Son in Law, Coal Miner Hewer/33/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1911/Henry Hurst Smith/Boarder, Coal Miner Hewer/50/Dearham, Cumberland/Census
1921/James William Spark/../../../Kellys Directory ****
1929/Mrs Sarah Spark/../../../Kellys Directory ****
* Provided By Michael Cragg
** Provided By Stephen Harris
**** Provided By Kevan