Many accurate 1921 census transcriptions have already been added to the pub history site, including London, and parts of Middlesex. If you can contribute to the site, send me some details to Kevan, along with some description of the specific property.
Hounslow pub history index
A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Middlesex.
Residents at this address.
February 1862/executor John Tiley, of the late W Valentine Townsend/Outgoing
February 1862/Mrs Margaret Elmer Townsend, widow/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ***
1866/Mrs M E Townsend/../../../Post Office Directory
1874/Charles Benwell/../../../Post Office Directory
1878/Charles Benwell/../../../Post Office Directory
1881/Charles Benwell/Licensed Victualler/44/Heston, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Benwell/Wife/44/Heston, Middlesex/Census
1881/Maria Louisa Benwell/Daughter, Barmaid/21/Heston, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rosa Benwell/Daughter, Barmaid/19/Heston, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma C Benwell/Daughter, Domestic Servant/16/Heston, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah E Benwell/Daughter/10/Isleworth, Middlesex/Census
1881/Amelia E Benwell/Daughter/8/Isleworth, Middlesex/Census
1881/George F Benwell/Son/6/Isleworth, Middlesex/Census
1881/Will H Benwell/Son/4/Isleworth, Middlesex/Census
1881/Albert V Benwell/Son/3/Isleworth, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles E Benwell/Son/1/Isleworth, Middlesex/Census
1890/Charles Benwell/../../../Post Office Directory
1894/Charles Benwell/../../../Post Office Directory
1899/Charles Benwell/../../../Post Office Directory
1914/Mrs Elizabeth Benwell/../../../Post Office Directory
1926/William H Benwell/../../../Post Office Directory
1933/James David Moorcroft, Cross Lances, 222 Hanworth Road/../../Post Office Directory
1937/James David Moorcroft/../../../Post Office Directory
My father, Joseph Henry Hunt was landlord of the Jacobs Well, 17 New Inn Yard, Curtain Road, Shoreditch EC2 in 1931 to 1932. This was his first pub and he left it to move to the Castle Hotel, 21 Thames Street, Sunbury on Thames, which he ran from at least 1935 to 1938. *
Then, after a short spell running an off-licence at White Lane, Alton, Hampshire, he was landlord of the Cross Lances public house, Hansworth Road, Hounslow, circa 1938 to 1941.
That was his last pub. He moved out of London during the War and emigrated to New Zealand in 1945 where his descendants now live. This information comes from family information passed on, notes on the back of photographs and Joseph's driving licence.
At Cross Lances, 236 Hanworth Road, Hounslow in the 1939 electoral register are :
Joseph H Hunt, Licensed Victualler, born 08 Feb 1891
Lily Hunt, Domestic Duties, born 18 May 1914
Henry Hunt, Taxi Driver (Retired), born 27 Feb 1856
2018/Cross Lances,Cross Lances, 236 Hanworth Road, Hounslow,TW3 3TU
* Provided By Cedric Hunt