Dorking pub history index
By 1939 the address has altered to 42-44 South street from 67 South street in 1911 and 1921.
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Spotted Dog, Dorking, Surrey
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Spotted Dog, 42 South Street, Dorking - in July 2014
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Residents at this address
1855/William Greathurst/Spotted Dog, South street/../../Post Office
1867/W Greathurst/../../../Post Office Directory
1878/Mrs Harriett Greathurst/../../../Post Office Directory
1881/Harriet Greathurst/Licensed Victualler, Widow/64/West Horsley, Surrey/Census
1881/John Greathurst/Son, Drapers Assistant/21/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1881/Mary A Grieves/Sister, Widow/41/West Horsley, Surrey/Census
1881/Hannah M Knight/General Servant/31/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1891/John Greathurst/../../../Kellys Directory
1891/John Greathurst/Draper/32/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1891/Eleanor Greathurst/Cousin, Housekeeper/28/Westcott, Surrey/Census
1891/Lilly Wye/Domestic Servant/21/Dorking, Surrey/Census
Sussex Agricultural Express 19 May 1891
Miss Eleanor Greathurst was granted a temporary transfer of the license of the Spotted Dog, Dorking, recently held by her brother who died a short time ago.
1911/Eleanor Greathurst/Licensed Victualler/49/Westcott near Dorking, Surrey/Census
1911/Daisy Annie Cooper/Assistant/21/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1913/Miss Eleanor Greathurst/../../../Kellys Directory
George Bishop is my great-great grandfather; he's buried in Dorking Cemetery as well. The Dorking museum has a tribute to the family *
1918/George Bishop/../../../Kellys Directory
67 South street, Dorking :
1921/George Lewis Bishop/Licensed Victualler/57 years 7 months/London, Middlesex/Census *
1921/Kate Bishop/Wife/57 years 7 months/Birmongham, Warwickshire/Census
1921/Violet Bishop/Daughter, Shorthand Typist/20 years 5 months/New Malden, Surrey/Census
1921/Doris Bishop/Daughter, Telephonist/18 years 5 months/New Malden, Surrey/Census
1921/Edith Bishop/Daughter/15 years 1 months/New Malden, Surrey/Census
1921/Gordon Marshall/Visitor/9 years 9 months/New Malden, Surrey/Census
1921/Roy Maskell/Visitor/7 years 9 months/New Malden, Surrey/Census
1937/Edgar Willis, Spotted Dog, 42 & 44 South street, Dorking/../../Kellys Directory
By 1939 the address has altered to 42-44 South street:
Edgar Willis, Licensed Victualler, born 29 Oct 1891
Florence Annie Willis, Domestic Duties, born 02 Dec 1896
Jean (Sarah Jane) Riley, late McCormick, Domestic Servant, born 25 Mar 1908
Surrey Advertiser 17 April 1943
Mr Edgar Willis, licensee of the Spotted Dog, South street, Dorking, gave evidence stating he cashed a money order for £20, which had been post dated for a Mr Allinson.
1959 Electoral register
Albert W Blackaby, 42 South street, Dorking
Lavinia E M Blackaby, 42 South street, Dorking
Leatherhead Advertiser 24 August 1989
This week sees the first anniversary of the new licenses to open for up to 12 hours every day except Sunday.
Rob Jarvis, landlord of the Spotted Dog in Dorking said that few licenses have even bothered to stay open during the afternoon.
Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser 18 June 1992
A couple who formerly ran the Spotted Dog pub in Dorking for 26 years are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. Bert Blackaby and Win first met at a tennis match in 1938, at Barking. Four years later they married at St Margarets church, Barking after Bert had obtained leave from the RAF.
They have two children, John and Jane, and five grandchildren. Bert and Win both have spent their retirement running the bar at Dorking bowling club.
Albert W Blackaby married Lavinia E M Cotterill in Ilford, in 1942.
* Provided by H.