Kingston on Thames pub history index
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Surrey . The Surrey listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
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1851/William Thomas Jones/../../../Post Office Directory
1855/Mrs Mary Jones/../../../Post Office Directory
August 1859/late Mary Jones/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
August 1859/Philip Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
1867/J Jeffery/../../../Kelly’s Directory
February 1872/James Jeffery, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era
February 1872/Jamed Edward Jeffery, his son/Incoming Licensee/../../Era
1878/James Edward Jeffery/../../../Kelly’s Directory
1881/William Finch/Licensed Victualler/43/Hampton Wick, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth S Finch/Wife, Licensed Victualler/47/Sunbury, Middlesex/Census
1891/Thomas Finch/../../../Kelly’s Directory
1896/Edwin Healey/../../../Kelly’s Directory
1901/George J Ruff/Publican/53/Hampton, Middlesex/Census
1901/Violet C Ruff/Daughter/17/Surbiton, Surrey/Census
1901/Cecil M Ruff/Son/13/Surbiton, Surrey/Census
1901/Sidney H S Ruff/Son/11/Surbiton, Surrey/Census
1901/Emma Pursglove/Barmaid/26/Frant, Sussex/Census
In 1903, the Old Harrow, Harrow passage, Apple market is fully licensed by George James Ruff and owned by Hodgsons Kingston Brewery Ltd, to which it is tied. It is 45 yards from Wheatsheaf, and 60 yards from the Morning Star.