Wagon Load of Lime, Arley, Warwickshire

Arley pub history index

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

The following entries are in this format:

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

My husband's great great grandfather was the proprietor of the Wagon Load of Lime. In the 1861 Census, he is listed as John Cheshire, and is living with his wife Ann and daughter Emma. By 1871 he was an annuitant living with his son in Witton Lane, West Bromwich. Before that he had been a farmer in Arley. It looks like he was the innkeeper for nearly twenty years (before 1851 to nearly 1871). No doubt decided that being a publican was a lot easier on the back than a farmer as he probably moved into the pub before 1851 when he would have been in his late forties, early fifties. *

1851/John Cheshire/Inn Keeper/53/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1851/Ann Cheshire/Wife/53/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1851/Ann Cheshire/Daughter/15/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1851/Emma Cheshire/Daughter/12/Arley, Warwickshire/Census

1861/John Cheshire/Inn Keeper/64/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1861/Ann Cheshire/Wife/63/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1861/Emma Cheshire/Daughter/22/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1861/William Power/Ag Labourer, Widow/59/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1861/Henry Hodkisson/Servant/12/Arley, Warwickshire/Census

Abraham Elson is interesting in that he marries Jane Train in 1863 (aged 24), at the time he is a farmer & widower (aged 33), by 1878, he remarries to Rhoda Wilson, and again as a widower. They are both still alive in 1911.

1868/Abraham Elson/../../../Kellys Directory

1871/Abraham Elson/Publican/36/Whittington, Staffordshire/Census
1871/Jane Elson/Wife/30/Higham, Leicestershire/Census
1871/Chas Edward Elson/Son/6/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1871/Susan E Elson/Daughter/4/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1871/Satah O Elson/Daughter, General Servant/16/Astley, Warwickshire/Census

1881/Abraham Elson/Publican/52/Whittington, Staffordshire/Census
1881/Rhoda Elson/Wife/46/Nuneaton, Warwickshire/Census
1881/Jane Hemmings/Domestic Servant/16/Counden, Warwickshire/Census

1891/Abraham Elson/Publican & Farmer/62/Whittington, Staffordshire/Census
1891/Rhoda Elson/Wife/55/Stockingford, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Susan E Elson/Daughter/24/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Anthony Bratt/Servant, Ag Labourer/15/Kineton, Warwickshire/Census

1901/Charles Edward Elson/Publican/36/Astley, Warwickshire/Census
1901/Eliza Ada Elson/Wife/36/Stockingford, Warwickshire/Census
1901/Charles Gordon Elson/Son/7/Fillongley, Warwickshire/Census
1901/Doris Elson/Daughter/2/Solihull, Warwickshire/Census
1901/Edith West/Housemaid/15/Ellesthorpe, Leicestershire/Census
1901/Lucy Mary Coley/Niece/2/Hinckley, Leicestershire/Census

1911/Edward Bates/Licensed Victualler & Farmer/37/Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Lucy Ann Bates/Wife, Assistant/43/Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Eliza Bates/Daughter, Assistant/17/Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Prudence Bates/Daughter, Assistant/15/Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Edward Lee Bates/Son/12/Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Edith Annie Bates/Daughter/7/Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Joseph Thomas Steven Bates/Son/5/Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Lucy Bates/Daughter/2/Arley, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Edward Bates/Father, Wellsinker/64/Chilvers Coton, Nuneaton, Warwickshire/Census

1912/Edward Bates/../../../Kellys Directory

1940/Albert Evans/../../../Kellys Directory

* Provided By Elizabeth Russon

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