Pub history and London

Cross Keys, Crown Street, Dagenham RM10 9XA

Dagenham pub history index

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

History of Dagenham

Originally the Queens Head, and first mentioned as an Inn in 1708; and still trading in 2018

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham - 1922

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham - 1922

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham

Taken from a Photograph supplied by The Department of Education, Arts & Libraries, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

The following entries are in this format:

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

1708/John Gull/Leassee/../../.. *

1735/Thomas Walmesley/Owner/../.. *

1774/James Smith/Owner/../Ale House Recognisance Book *

1781/William Smith/Owner/../.. *

William Smith succeeded James and held it until 1820, a run of forty years.*

1822/Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's*

1826/Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's

1828-9/Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's

1832-3Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's

1839/Thomas Hirst/../../../Pigot's

1840/Thomas Hirst/../../../Pigot's*

1841/John Chapman/Victualler/30/../Census

The rest of the 1841 census is indecipherable

1845/Thomas Shutt/../../../Post Office

1848/Thomas Shutt/../../../White's

1851/Thomas Shutt/../../../Post Office

1852/Thomas Shutt/../../../Kelly's*

1855/Thomas Shutt/../../../Kelly's*

1861/Thomas Shutt/Licensed Victualler/54/Kirkby ?, Yorks./Census
1861/Eleanor Shutt/Wife/36/?, Berks/Census
1861/Thomas Shutt/Son/5/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Clarence Shutt/Daughter/1/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Ella Shutt/Daughter/7/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Henry Prior/Pot Man/39/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Claria Dean/General Servant/16/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/John Winter/Lodger, Hawker/72/Rayleigh, essex/Census
1861/Thomas Edwards/Lodger, Ag Labourer/41/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Benjamin Jackson/Lodger, Ag Labourer/48/Dagenham, Essex/Census

1862/Robert Renwick/../../../Kelly's

1865/H. J. Smith/../../../Kelly's*

1867/Mrs. Sarah Smith/../../../Post Office

1870/George Cook/../../../Kelly's

1871/George Cook/../../../Post Office

1871/George Smoothy/Licensed Victualler & Dealer/20?/Braintree, Essex/Census
1871/Jesse Smoothy/Wife/29/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/Richard Pratt/Stepson/13/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/William Pratt/Stepson/11/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/Mary Smoothy/Daughter/4 months/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/Sophia Staines/Niece/17/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/George Shipton/Ostler/50/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/Joseph Stock/Lodger, Labourer/21/Notley, Essex/Census
1871/Benjamin Jackson/Lodger, Labourer/45/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/Thomas Edwards/Lodger, Labourer/30?/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/William Prior/Lodger, Labourer/63/Hornchurch, Essex/Census

George Smoothy died later the year of 1871 *

1874/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's

1876/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's*

1878/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's

1880/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's*

1881/William Shipton/Licensed Victualler/60/Shellow Bowells, Essex/Census
1881/Mary Shipton/Wife/67/Morton, Essex/Census
1881/Eliza St. Peir/General Servant/15/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1881/Henry Matthews/Pot Boy/16/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1881/Ben Jackson/Lodger, Farm Labourer/60/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1881/James Jackson/Lodger, Farm Labourer/52/Dagenham, Essex/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1881

1882/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's

1885/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's*

1886/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1890/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1891/Richard W. Derbyshire/Publican/35/Essex/Census
1891/Rebecca Derbyshire/Wife/32/Suffolk/Census
1891/William J Derbyshire/Son/12/Essex/Census
1891/Richard L Derbyshire/Son/8/Essex/Census
1891/John E Derbyshire/Son/5/Essex/Census
1891/Edith E Derbyshire/Daughter/11/Essex/Census
1891/Jane A Derbyshire/Daughter/9/Essex/Census
1891/Florence Baker/General Servant/14/Essex/Census
1891/Eliza Nichols/General Servant/19/Norfolk/Census
1891/William Mann/Potman/22/Norfolk/Census

1894/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1895/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1896/Richard William Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

1898/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1899/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1901/Richard W. Derbyshire/Publican/45/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Rebecca Derbyshire/Wife/42/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census
1901/Edith E Derbyshire/Daughter/21/Rainham,Essex/Census
1901/Jane A Derbyshire/Daughter/19/Rainham, Essex/Census
1901/Richard L Derbyshire/Son/18/Rainham, Essex/Census
1901/John E Derbyshire/Son, Railway Clerk/15/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1901/Rebecca E Derbyshire/Daughter/8/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1901/Stanley Derbyshire/Son/6/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1901/Charles Hopkins/Barman/26/Dagenham, Essex/Census

1902/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1902/Richard William Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

09/4/1904/Rebecca Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

07/1/1905/William James Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

08/4/1905/George Rogers/../../../Petty Sessions

04/1/1908/Arthur Poston/../../../Petty Sessions

1908/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1910/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1911/Arthur Poston/Licensed Victualler/47/South Ockendon, Essex/Census **
1911/Florence Poston/Wife, Assisting in Business/37/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1911/Edward Arthur Poston/Son, Cutlers Assistant/14/Ilford, Essex/Census
1911/Charles Victor Poston/Son/11/Ilford, Essex/Census
1911/Jack Douglas Poston/../7/Ilford, Essex/Census
1911/Elizabeth Maud Balls/Servant/16/Putney, Surrey/Census

1912/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1914/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1917/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1922/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1925/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

24/4/1926/Florence Poston/../../../Petty Sessions

1929/Mrs. Florence Poston/../../../Kelly's

1933/Mrs. Florence Poston/../../../Kelly's

1937/Mrs. Florence Poston/../../../Kelly's

1937 - 1948/G R Coe/../../../Freehold

1949 - 1956/S S Tappenden/../../../Freehold

1957 - 1965/J J Vaughan/../../../Freehold


* Provided by the Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900

** Provided by Ewan

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