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Pitts Head, 1 Pitts Place, Southwark St Saviour, Surrey, London

Southwark St Saviour pub history index

1 Pitts Place is at the West side of Old Kent Road, and later becomes 40 Old Kent Road. This would make this Pub the Kings Head. It is named as the Pitts head in the 1861 census.

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

The following entries are in this format:

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

1822/Thomas Greenhill/Pitts Head, Pitts place/../../Victuallers Recognizance ****

1825/Thomas Greenhill/Pitts Head, Pitts place/../../Victuallers Recognizance ****

1826/Thomas Greenhill/Pitts Head, Pitts place/../../Victuallers Recognizance ****

1851/William Davies/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Thomas Smith/Victualler/35/Christchurch, Surrey/Census ****
1851/Penelope Smith/Wife/46/Essex/Census
1851/Thomas Pross/Lodger, Fellowship Porter/33/St Saviour, Surrey/Census

November 1851/Thomas Samuel Smith, deceased/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

November 1851/Penelope Smith, widow and executrix of Thomas Samuel Smith/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

September 1853/Penelope Pross (late Smith)/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1853/Thomas George Pross, her husband/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1856/Joseph Wooster & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/Thomas G Prost/Licensed Victualler/44/Southwark, Surrey/Census ****
1861/Penelope Prost/Wife/36/West Ham, Essex/Census
1861/Henry Buckland/Pot Boy/17/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census

1869/Joseph Brookhouse/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/John Escott/Licensed Victualler/36/Poplar Middlesex/Census ***
1871/Margaret Escott/Wife/33/Chatham Kent/Census
1871/Frances S Escott/Dau Scholar/12/Ratcliff Middlesex/Census
1871/John W Escott/Son Scholar/10/Poplar Middlesex/Census
1871/Thomas Escott/Son Scholar/6/Poplar Middlesex/Census
1871/Daniel Escott/Son/3/Southwark Surrey/Census
1871/Margaret S Escott/Dau/1m/Southwark Surrey/Census

1881/J C Leopard/Licensed Victualler/33/Plumstead, Kent/Census ****
1881/E A Leopard/Wife/32/Brockford, Suffolk/Census
1881/T T Leopard/Son/10/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/S C Leopard/Son/8/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1881/G E Leopard/Daughter/5/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/J E Leopard/Son/3/Plumstead, Kent/Census


*** Provided By Bev Howlett

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Friday, 29-Sep-2017 00:07:59 BST