Snowdrop, Lindfield, Sussex

Lindfield pub history index

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

This was originally the Lyoth Lane Beer House. The Lyoth Lane beer house, which is now known as the Snowdrop has different addresses but is the same building. It is  just off the current Lyoth Lane in Snowdrop Lane next to Pascotts Farm. The lane has also been known as Everest Lane though the original name was Sluts Lane, indeed some 25 years ago, that name still appeared in the rate books.

Snowdrop, Lindfield, Haywards Heath - in October 2009

Kindly provided by Jill Harwood

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1891/Henry Cross/Grocer & Beer retailer/45/Spenstone/ Staffs/Census ***
1891/Caroline Cross/Wife /32/London/Census
1891/Harry Cross/Son/11m/Lindfield/ Sussex/Census
1891/Elizabeth Cooper/Mother in law/ Seamstress/53/East Grinstead/ Sussex/Census
1891/Agness Walder/Servt/ Dom serv/13/Lindfield/ Sussex/Census

1901/Caroline Cross/Beer retailer & Grocer/41/London/Census ***
1901/Henry Cross/Son/10/Sussex/ Lindfield/Census
1901/Sidney Cross/Son/8/Sussex/ Lindfield/Census
1901/Elizabeth Cooper/Mother/ Baby linen seamstress/63/Sussex/ East Grinstead/Census
1901/May Allum/Lodger/22/Surrey/ Horley/Census

1911/Stephen Knight/Beerhouse & Grocer/59/Lindfield, Sussex/Census
1911/Caroline Knight/Wife/52/Holborn, London/Census
1911/Leonard Cross/Stepson, Gardener/20/Lindfield, Sussex/Census
1911/Agnes Stiebler/Boarder, Laundrymaid/57/Lindfield, Sussex/Census
1911/William Alyward/Boarder, Bricklayer/51/Lavant, Sussex/Census

1913/Mrs Caroline Henrietta Knight/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1918/Stephen Knight/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1930/Percy G Bastable/Beer Retailer, Snowdrop Inn/../../Kellys Directory

1938/Percy G Bastable/../../../Kellys Directory

*** Provided By Jill Harwood

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