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Yorkshire Grey, Robinsbridge Road & Stoneham Street, Coggeshall

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Yorkshire Grey, Robinsbridge Road & Stoneham Street, Coggeshall 1915


"The back row are soldiers from the 1/8th Royal Warwicks, billeted at the pub. The middle row is L to R Edgar's son, Frank, his sister Eliza and daughter Ada  The front row is Edgar Tracey, his son Alfred (Mick - my Father), his wife Sarah Ann and his daughter Mary"**

Yorkshire Grey, Coggeshall - circa 1912

Yorkshire Grey, Coggeshall - circa 1912

Yorkshire Grey, Coggeshall - circa 1912

Yorkshire Grey, Coggeshall - circa 1912

Yorkshire Grey, Robinsbridge Road & Stoneham Street, Coggeshall 2002

22nd April 2002

Known Residents

The following entries are in this format:

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

1851/Barney Beard/../../../Post Office

1851/Barney Beard/innkeeper/32/Great Coggeshall, Essex/Census ***
1851/Emma Sarah Beard/wife/27/Bocking, Essex/Census ***
1851/Emily Beard/daughter, scholar/04/Great Coggeshall, Essex/Census ***
1851/Clara Beard/daughter/01/Great Coggeshall, Essex/Census ***
1851/Hannah Beckwith/housemaid/17/Tolleshunt D’Arcy, Essex/Census ***
1851/Emma Gould/nursemaid/11/Great Coggeshall, Essex/Census ***

1855/B. Beard/../../../Kelly's*

1862/Thomas Sadler/../../../Kelly's

1867/Caleb Chaplin/../../../Post Office

1870/John Rawlinson/../../../Kelly's

1871/John Rawlinson/../../../Post Office

1874/John Rawlinson/../../../Kelly's

1878/John Rawlinson/../../../Kelly's

1881/Frederick William Dennis/Publican/45/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/Jane Dennis/Wife/43/Worcester, Worcester/Census
1881/Louisa Lett/Niece/15/London, Middlesex/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1881

1882/Frederick William Dennis/../../../Kelly's

1886/Frederick William Dennis/../../../Kelly's

1890/Mrs. Jane Dennis/../../../Kelly's

1891/Jane Dennis/Innkeeper/50/Worcester/Census
1891/Ellen Lett/Niece/15/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1891/Fred Lett/Nephew, Shop Assistant/17/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census

1898/Zachariah James/../../../Kelly's

1899/Zachariah James/../../../Kelly's

Georgina Burnham at the YORKSHIRE GREY, Coggeshall, in 1901, was my great grandmother. She was born Georgina Palmer in Bocking in 1848. She married my great grandfather William Harding, born in Bradwell juxta Coggeshall in 1849 (who had the ES added to the end of his name) in 1869. They had ten children. He died in 1897. She then married Edward Joshua Burnham in 1899. Mary Dyer,  visitor at the pub in 1901 was William’s sister and William Dyer her husband. *****

1901/Edward J. Burnham/Publican/54/City of London/Census
1901/Georgina Burnham/Wife/55/Braintree, Essex/Census
1901/Arthur E. Burnham/Son/15/Bermondsey, London/Census
1901/William J. Dyer/Visitor, Fishmonger/35/Coggeshall, Essex/Census
1901/Mary A. Dyer/Visitor/32/Coggeshall, Essex/Census

1902/Edward Joshua Burnham/../../../Kelly's

1906/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1908/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1910/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1911/Edgar T Pennick/Publican (Inn Keeper)/48/Portsmouth/Census
1911/Sarah A Pennick/Wife/42/Great Tey, Essex/Census
1911/Eve M Pennick/Daughter/24/Hatfield Heath, Essex/Census
1911/Frank Pennick/Son/7/Boreham, Essex/Census
1911/Mary Pennick/Daughter/6/Boreham, Essex/Census
1911/Ada Pennick/Daughter/3/Coggeshall, Essex/Census

1912/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1914/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1917/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1922/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1925/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1929/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1933/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

1937/Edgar Tracey Pennick/../../../Kelly's

Tracey and his wife Sarah Ann in 1931 (at his daughter Ada's wedding).

Edgar Tracy Pennick was married first to Louise Saunders in 1886.  They had a daughter, Eva, born 1887, but she had rheumatic fever and died in 1913/14, unmarried. After Louise died, Edgar Tracey married her sister, Sarah Ann in April 1902 and had 4 children, Edgar Frank Saunders (Frank); Mary Gladys; Ada Emily and Alfred Saunders (Mick - my father). Edgar Tracey went to sea as a young man and also worked at Paxman’s in Chelmsford before taking a pub, The Five Bells, at Boreham.  At Boreham, he had his own blacksmith’s shop and forge and classed himself as an agricultural engineer as well as an Inn Keeper. About 1908 the family moved to Coggeshall where they kept the Yorkshire Grey Pub in Tilkey Road for 33 years.  In 1939 Edgar Tracey retired and he, Sarah Ann, Eliza and Mary moved to Berkeley Cottage, further up Tilkey Road."**

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

** Provided by Tony Pennick

*** Provided by John Mead

***** Provided by Joan Hardinges

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