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    Unicorn, Hare Street / Main Road, Romford

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    Better known today as the Unicorn, Main Road, Gidea Park, Romford. The modern address is listed as 91 Main Road. *+

    Unicorn, Hare Street

    Unicorn, Hare Street

    Both Provided by Staines

    The Unicorn, Hare Street - Ind Coope Wagon at the front and R A Hawkins clearly named

    The Unicorn, Hare Street - Ind Coope Wagon at the front and R A Hawkins clearly named

    R A Hawkins is listed in the 1911 census at the White Horse, Coxtie Green

    Kindly provided by Chris Manning

    Unicorn, Hare Street 2000

    26th July 2000

    The Unicorn, Hare Street

    Kindly Provided by Colleen

    The following entries are in this format:

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

    1772-83/Richard Share/Licensee/../../Petty Sessions****

    1784-87/Ann Share/Licensee/../../Petty Sessions****

    Ann Share married John Loxley in 1787****

    1788/John Loxley/Licensee/../../Petty Sessions****

    1826/W Sweeting/../../../Pigot's

    1828-9/W. Sweeting/../../../Pigot's

    1832-3/William Sweeting/../../../Pigot's

    1839/William Sweeting & Son/../../../Pigot's

    1845/George Sweeting/../../../Post Office

    1848/George Sweeting/../../../White's

    1851/John Rogers/Farmer/../../Post Office

    1851/James Pavitt/Inn Keeper/50/Ashdon, Essex/Census****
    1851/Ann Pavitt/Wife/48/Ashdon, Essex/Census
    1851/James Symonds/Nephew/26/Ashdon, Essex/Census
    1851/Sarah Symonds/Wife/30/Ashdon, Essex/Census

    1852/John Rogers/../../../Kelly's*

    1855/J. Pavitt/../../../Kelly's*

    1861/James Pavitt/Innkeeper/50/Ashden, Essex/Census***
    1861/Ann Pavitt/Wife/48/Ashden, Essex/Census***
    1861/James Symonds/Nephew/26/Ashden, Essex/Census***
    1861/Sarah Symonds/Nephew's Wife/30/Ashden, Essex/Census***

    The previous entry is incorrect - probably the 1851 entry

    1861/James Pavitt/Publican/61/Barlow, Cambridge/Census *****
    1861/Ann Pavitt/Wife/58/Ashdon, Essex/Census
    1861/James Mason/../23/Ashdon, Essex/Census
    1861/Emma Marsh/Servant/19/Ashdon, Essex/Census
    1861/Ann Mason/Visitor/31/Ashdon, Essex/Census
    1861/William Wheel/Visitor/21/Doddinghurst, Essex/Census

    1862/George Pavitt/../../../Kelly's

    1863/James Pavitt/../../../White's

    1867/Amos Frost/../../../Post Office

    1870/Amos Frost/../../../Kelly's

    1871/Amos Frost/../../../Post Office

    1871/Amos Frost/Publican/46/Nayland, Suffolk/Census***
    1871/Jane Frost/Wife/41/Stratford, Essex/Census***
    1871/Sarah Moss/Sister, Retired/46/Stratford, Essex/Census***
    1871/John Sherman/Ostler/40/Dunmow, Essex/Census***
    1871/Hannah Mashiter(?)/Visitor, Living on Charity/12/Lee, Kent/Census***
    1871/Peter Price/Lodger, Painter/46/Croydon, Surrey/Census***

    30/08/1872/Amos Frost/../../../Petty Sessions Victuallers Records

    1874/Amos Frost/../../../Kelly's

    04/02/1875/John Pasterfield/../../../Petty Sessions Victuallers Records

    1878/Mrs. Ann Pasterfield/../../../Kelly's

    17/10/1878/Thomas Wright/../../../Petty Sessions Victuallers Records

    1881/Thomas Wright/Publican/71/Nevendon, Essex/Census
    1881/Ann Wright/Wife/55/Romford, Essex/Census
    1881/Thomas Wright/Son, Driver/19/Nevendon, Essex/Census
    1881/Henry Wright/Son, Driver/18/South Weald, Essex/Census
    1881/Alfred Pasterfield/Son/14/South Weald, Essex/Census
    1881/Henry Benton/Lodger, Driver/20/Writtle, Essex/Census

    1882/Thomas Wright/../../../Kelly's

    This pub was run for a considerable time by my Gt-Gt-Grandfather, Thomas Staines whilst my maternal Gt-Grandparents, James and Louisa Conway ran the Bell Inn, Priory Street, Colchester.  *****

    25/06/1885/Thomas Staines/../../../Petty Sessions Victuallers Records

    1886/Thomas Staines/../../../Kelly's

    1890/Thomas Staines/../../../Kelly's

    1891/Thomas Staines/Blacksmith & Innkeeper/52/Romford, Essex/Census**
    1891/Julia Staines/Wife/53/Redgrave, Suffolk/Census**
    1891/Arthur Staines/Son, Assistant/21/Romford, Essex/Census**
    1891/William H. Staines/Son, Gardener/18/Romford, Essex/Census**
    1891/Emily Amelia Staines/Daughter, Mothers Help/16/Romford, Essex/Census**

    1891-1894/Thomas Staines/../../../Family**

    1894/Thomas Staines/../../../Kelly's

    1895/Thomas Staines/../../../Kelly's Directory *+

    1894-1898/Thomas Staines/../../../Family**

    1898/Thomas Staines/../../../Kelly's

    1899/Thomas Staines/../../../Kelly's Directory *+

    1898-1901/Thomas Staines/../../../Family**

    1901/Thomas Staines/Innkeeper & Blacksmith/62/Romford, Essex/Census***
    1901/Julia Staines/Wife/63/Redgrave, Suffolk/Census***
    1901/Arthur Staines/Son, Assistant/31/Romford, Essex/Census***
    1901/William H. Staines/Son, Gardener/28/Romford, Essex/Census***
    1901/Emily A. Staines/Daughter, Assistant/26/Romford, Essex/Census***

    1902/John Milner Cooper/../../../Kelly's

    1906/James Thomas Jackson/../../../Kelly's

    1908/James Thomas Jackson/../../../Kelly's

    1910/James Thomas Jackson/../../../Kelly's

    1911/James Thomas Jackson/Licensed Victualler/37/Romford, Essex/Census *+
    1911/Maud Jackson/Wife, Assisting in the Business/38/Brentwood, Essex/Census
    1911/Eustace Vernon Jackson/Son, Assisting in the Business/15/Romford, Essex/Census
    1911/Edith Mary Gray/General Servant Domestic/21/Upminster Common, Essex/Census
    1911/John Bysouth/Potman/25/Grays, Essex/Census
    1911/Ellen Eliza Gray/Servant Domestic/13/Audley Green, Essex/Census

    1912/James Thomas Jackson/../../../Kelly's

    1914/Alexander Douglas/../../../Kelly's

    1917/George E. Woodley/../../../Kelly's

    1922/George E. Woodley/../../../Kelly's

    1925/George E. Woodley/../../../Kelly's

    1929/George E. Woodley/../../../Kelly's

    1933/George E. Woodley/../../../Kelly's

    1937/George E. Woodley/../../../Kelly's

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

    *+ Provided by Ewan

    ** Provided by Ernest Staines, the great grandson of Thomas Staines. Thomas was the father of Arthur Staines who ran the Romford Arms in Romford.

    *** Provided by CG

    **** Provided by Mike Lucas, the great, great, great, great grandson of Richard Share

    ***** Provided by Chris Manning, the great grandson of Thomas Staines.

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