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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1851-

Wheatsheaf

Latest 1914

174 Pizen Well Road

Wateringbury

Former Wheatsheaf 2009

Above Google image, August 2009.

 

Pizein well is a small hamlet near Wateringbury, a Pizein well was visited by wedding parties, the bride would drink the water to ensure fertility.

Local information from Dial says the following:- The building still stands as a private house on Pizien Well Road. Originally a Beer Shop in 1851, it became a Beerhouse later in the 19th century. It ceased trading around 1914/15

 

LICENSEE LIST

HOMEWOOD Thomas 1871+ (beer retailer age 52 in 1871Census)

HOMEWOOD Ann (wife) 1881+ (also Grocer age 55 in 1881Census)

MARTIN Henry 1891+ (also carter age 33 in 1891Census)

MARTIN John W (akso carter age 59 in 1901Census)

JENNER Albert Edward 1911+ (age 39 in 1911Census)

http://pubshistory.com/Wheatsheaf.shtml

 

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If anyone should have any further information, or indeed any pictures or photographs of the above licensed premises, please email:-

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