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Gardeners Arms, York Hill, Loughton

The Gardeners Arms, at the top of Loughton's York Hill, in April 1899, photographed from Woodbury Hill. From this point, known locally as Grout's Corner, there is one of the most extensive views in the south west of the county, looking across Metropolitan Essex to London and the hills of Kent. The Gardeners Arms began life as a tearoom. Next door, the ancient timbered Brittons Cottages still stand, and bear the date 1525. At 103 York Hill in 1937.

Gardeners Arms at the top of York Hill in 1899

Gardeners Arms at the top of York Hill in 1899

Gardeners Arms, York Hill, Loughton - in 1919

Gardeners Arms, York Hill, Loughton - in 1919

Gardeners Arms, York Hill in 2000

Gardeners Arms, York Hill in 2000

Kindly provided by Margaret Wood

The following entries are in this format:

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

1848/John Grout/Beerhouse Keeper/../../White's

1867/John Grout/Shopkeeper & Beer Retailer/../../Post Office

1870/John Grout/Shopkeeper & Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1874/John Grout/Shopkeeper & Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1878/John Grout/Shopkeeper & Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1881/John Grout/Beer Seller & Grocer70/Loughton, Essex/Census
1881/Joanna Grout/Wife, Assistant/64/Messing, Essex/Census
1881/Joanna Grout/Daughter, Helper in Business/25/Loughton, Essex/Census
1881/William J. Keys/Grandson, Pupil Teacher/16/St. Pancras, Middlesex/Census

1882/John Grout/Shopkeeper & Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1886/John Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1894/John Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1898/John Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1899/J. Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1902/John Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1908/John Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1912/John Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1913 - 1931/Hughes/../../Freehold

1917/John Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1925/Mrs. Caroline Hughes/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1933/H. E. Howlett/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

Note: Premises only named in 1881 & 1988

1988 - 90/R M Worrell/../../../Watney Truman publicans list

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