Crown Shades, Market Lane, Lewes

Lewes pub history index

This pub was also known as the Crown Tap and closed in the 1960s. It was really part of the Crown Hotel but had a separate address and separate licence. At New Street in 1901. Like many ‘Shades’ and ‘Taps’ associated with inns, it originally existed to serve the servants and coachmen of guests staying at the adjoining hotel. It now serves as an out-building attached to the hotel. **

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Crown Shades, Market Lane, Lewes - in April 2009

Crown Shades, Market Lane, Lewes - in April 2009

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Residents at this address.

1865/W Marchant/../../../Simpson’s Directory **

1891/William Grace/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex) **

1891/William Grace/Groom & Beerhouse Keeper/40/Sussex/Census
1891/Sarah A Grace/Wife/42/Sussex/Census

1901/Henry Winder/Labourer (Iron Foundry)/35/Lewes, Sussex/Census
1901/Mary Winder/Wife/34/Lewes, Sussex/Census
1901/Nellie Gurr/Niece/12/Ifield, Sussex/Census
1901/Fanny Davis/General Servant/15/Newhaven, Sussex/Census

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