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Maypole, Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent

At Hawkinge Hill in 1841 census

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hastingleigh, Kent . The Hastingleigh,  Kent listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Residents at this address

My Gx5 grandfather Steed Drury (or Drewery) was supposed to be a publican

He was born c1762 Of Deal, married in Deal in 1787 and also had a child christened in Elham that same year {1787}.
By 1797 he had a child christened in Hawkinge. He died in Hawkinge in 1832  ***

Steed's Widow's name is Hannah.
In 1839, when one of Steed's & Hannah's Daughters, Harriet, married in 1839 - Steed's occupation was recorded as a Publican - although he was deceased [1832}. ***

1841/Hannah Drury/Farmer/70/Kent/Census
1841/Edwd Drury/../30/Kent/Census
1841/Jane Drury/../30/Kent/Census
1841/Hannah Drury/../2/Kent/Census
1841/Edwd Drury/../6 months/Kent/Census
1841/Mary Major/Female Servant/20/Kent/Census
1841/Mary Ford/Female Servant/15/Kent/Census
1841/John Viney/Male Servant/50/Kent/Census
1841/James Page/Male Servant/20/Kent/Census
1841/Thos Gosby/Male Servant/15/Kent/Census

1851/Hannah Drury/Farmer 48 Acres Employing 4 Labourers, Widow/84/Elham, Kent/Census ***
1851/Edward Drury/Son, Farmer/43/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1851/Hannah J Drury/Daughter/11/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1851/Edward Drury/Son/9/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1851/Mathew L Drury/Son/6/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1851/James C Drury/Son/4/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1851/Margaret A Drury/Daughter/2/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1851/John Jarvis/House Servant/59/Swingfield, Kent/Census
1851/Richard Fuller/House Servant/39/Swingfield, Kent/Census
1851/James Mutton/House Servant/19/Folkestone/Census
1851/Jane C Sharp/House Servant/19/Alkham, Kent/Census

1855 is the only year that a record of the Maypole being a licensed premises has been found so far, and is recorded as the Maypole Farm at all other times including the census.

1855/Mrs H Drury/../../../Post Office Directory

1858/Mrs Hannah Drury/../../../Melvilles Directory

1861/Jane Drury/Farmer, Widow/50/Holland, British Subject/Census
1861/Edward Drury/Son/20/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1861/Margaret Drury/Daughter/12/Hawkinge, Kent/Census
1861/Margaret Hoile/Visitor/12/Cheriton, Kent/Census
1861/Edward Divers/Carter/12/Stelling Minnis, Kent/Census

By the 1862 directory, there is no mention of a Drury farmer in Hawkinge.

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