Snowdrop, South Street, Cliffe, Lewes

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This pub was originally the Schooner Inn, destroyed by an avalanche on 27 December 1836 with loss of several lives – the worst such event ever recorded in England. It was rebuilt and appropriately renamed the Snowdrop (sometimes Snow Drop)  in 1840. **

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Lewes, Sussex . The Lewes, Sussex listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Snowdrop Inn, 119 South Street, Lewes - in May 2009

Snowdrop Inn, 119 South Street, Lewes - in May 2009

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Residents at this address.

1836/Robert Hyam(or Higham)/../../../per: The Inns of Lewes - Past & Present **

1851/H Hards/../../../P.O. Directory **

1855/Robert Simmons/../../../P.O. Directory **

1858/Henry Hawes/../../../Melville’s Directory **

1859/H Hawes/../../../Post Office Directory

1865/E Geering/../../../Simpson’s Directory **

1866/E Geering/../../../Post Office Directory

1867/Edmund Geering/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1870/Edmund Geering/../../../P.O. Directory **

1871/Edmund Geering/Innkeeper/51/Bishopstone, Sussex /census **
1871/Mercy Geering/Wife/50/Blatchington, Sussex /census
1871/Edmund J Geering/Grandson/4/Folkestone, Kent /census

1878/Harry Carr/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/G Payne/../../../Tomkies Directory **

1882/George Payne/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1883/G Payne/../../../Holman’s Lewes Directory **

1890/James Allen/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/James Allen/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex **

1899/Otto Bugmann/../../../Post Office Directory

1905/Thomas Fish/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/H Robinson/../../../Pike’s Directory **

1911/Henry Robinson/Licensed Victualler & Rly Pensioner/64/Birdhams, Sussex/Census
1911/Emma Robinson/Wife, Assistant/40/Eastbourne, Sussex/Census
1911/Winifred Helen Unsted/Step Daughter, Cashier in Grocery/17/Glynde, Sussex/Census
1911/Edward Mercer Unsted/Stepson, Fish Hawker/16/Beddingham, Sussex/Census

1913/Henry Robinson/../../../Kellys Directory

1915/Charles Pankhurst/../../../Post Office Directory

1918/Albert Slarks/../../../Kellys Directory

1930/E W Brown/../../../Pike’s Blue Book, 1931-32 **

1938/Frank Hoad/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

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