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Spotted Dog, 24 Tindal Street, Chelmsford

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Closed in the 1970's

Spotted Dog, Conduit Street/Tindal Street, Chelmsford

1793 - Mr William Clackar sells to Messrs Woodcock and Johnstone an unnamed public house in Back Street, Chelmsford currently in occupation of Mrs Elizabeth Holmsted, a lease of 14 years, ***

On the 22nd of October 1804 a troop of Hanovarian soldiers arrived at the Spotted Dog, but were awakened during the night to find the stables ablaze and no escape route due to the doors being closed from the outside. Unfortunately they were not aware that the latch could be opened from the inside by poking a finger through a hole by the side of the door. 13 of the troop died before the remainder were rescued. The verdict was "Accidental Death" and the deceased were given a military funeral.

Residents at this address

1791/Elizabeth Holmstead/Victualler/../../Universal British

1793/Elizabeth Holmstead/../../../ERO ***

William Pearson senior, who earlier was at the Anchor; ran the Spotted Dog from about 1792 to around 1811. On his death in this year, William Pearson junior took over the Spotted Dog until about 1815 *

1792-1810-11/William Pearson snr/../../../ERO ref Q/RLV 44-45 *

1810-11-1815/William Pearson jun/../../../ERO ref Q/RLV 64-65 *

1823-4/J. Gee/../../../Pigot's

1828-9/Joseph Gee/../../../Pigot's

1832-3/Joseph Gee/../../../Pigot's

1839/Mansfield & Gee/../../../Pigot's

1841/Elizabeth Mansfield/Inn Keeper/40/Essex/Census
1841/Maria Gee/Female M/20/Essex/Census
1841/Thomas Gee/../15/Essex/Census
1841/Mary Judd/../20/Essex/Census
1841/Mary Ridgewell/Female Servant/15/Essex/Census
1841/Ann Jackson/Charwoman/65/Essex/Census

1845/Mrs. Elizabeth Mansfield/../../../Post Office

1848/Elizabeth Mansfield/../../../White's

1851/Henry Bailes/Auctioneer/../../Post Office

1851/Henry C Bailes/innkeeper/34/Chatham, Kent/Census **
1851/Eliza Bailes/wife/35/Chelmsford, Essex/Census **
1851/Eliza Bailes/daughter, scholar/09/Chelmsford, Essex/Census **
1851/Henry Bailes/son, scholar/03/Chelmsford, Essex/Census **
1851/Joseph Bailes/son/01/Chelmsford, Essex/Census **
1851/Elizabeth Mansfield/formerly innkeeper/44/Runwell, Essex/Census **
1851/Elizabeth Bunn/house servant/17/Foulness Island, Essex/Census **
1851/Sophia Kemp/house servant/25/Battlesbridge, Essex/Census **
1851/Emma Twinn/nursemaid/16/Leaden Roding, Essex/Census **
1851/Henry Pullen/ostler/23/Chelmsford, Essex/Census **

1855/H C Bailes/../../../Post Office

1861/James Cooper/Licensed Victualler/46/Stratford, Suffolk/Census
1861/Maria Cooper/Wife/29/Palcham, Suffolk/Census
1861/Alfred Mansfield/Ostler/29/Castle Hedingham, Essex/Census
1861/Jane Aveis/House Servant/24/Downham, Essex/Census
1861/William Houll/Lodger, Sergeant in Royal Marines/38/Earles Colne, Essex/Census

1862/James Cooper/../../../Kelly's

1867/James Cooper/../../../Post Office

1870/Walter Dixey/../../../Kelly's

1871/Walter Dixey/../../../Post Office

1871/Walter Dixey/Licensed Victualler/33/Witham, Essex/Census
1871/Mary A Dixey/Wife/21/New Brompton, Kent/Census
1871/Walter Dixey/Son/7 months/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1871/Harriet Dixey/Cousin, BarMaid/17/Steeple, Essex/Census
1871/Emily Booty/General servant/20/Roxwell, Essex/Census
1871/William Totman/Ostler/27/Rayleigh, Essex/Census
1871/George A Langredge?/Lodger/27/Middx/Census

1874/John Hill Langstone/../../../Kelly's

1878/Mrs. Susan Heseltine/../../../Kelly's

1881/Susanna Heseltine/Innkeeper/73/Pannell, York/Census
1881/Jane Heseltine/Daughter, Assistant/34/St. Peters, Lincoln/Census
1881/Catherine E. Heseltine/Daughter, Assistant/29/St. Peters, Lincoln/Census
1881/William Linwood/Ostler/20/Langford, Essex/Census
1881/Ann L. Simmons/General Domestic Servant/15/Great Baddow, Essex/Census

1882/Mrs. Susan Heseltine/../../../Kelly's

1886/Robert Thompson/../../../Kelly's

1890/Robert Thompson/../../../Kelly's

1891/Robert Thompson/Licensed Victualler/69/Ingatestone, Essex/Census
1891/Ellen Thompson/Wife/50/Mildenhall, Suffolk/Census
1891/William Thompson/Son, Ostler/35/Sudbury, Suffolk/Census
1891/Frank Thompson/Son, Hotel Valet/39/Sudbury, Suffolk/Census
1891/Rosie Thompson/Daughter, Barmaid/31/Sudbury, Suffolk/Census
1891/Henry Clark/Boarder, Basket Maker/46/Dartford, Kent/Census
1891/Matilda ?/General Domestic Servant/16/Tiptree, Essex/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1891

1894/William Lewis/../../../Kelly's

1895/William Lewis/../../../Kelly's

1898/William Baker/../../../Kelly's

1899/William Baker/../../../Kelly's

1902/Allan Chapman/../../../Kelly's

1906/John Adamson/../../../Kelly's

1908/James Ferris/../../../Kelly's

1910/Walter Hodges/../../../Kelly's

1911/Walter Hodges/Licensed Victualler/44/All Saints, Northampton/Census
1911/Emily Hodges/Wife/41/Brampton, Northampton/Census
1911/Francis Hodges/Son, Errand Boy/14/Far Cotton, Northampton/Census
1911/Dorothy Hodges/Daughter/11/Far Cotton, Northampton/Census
+ Lodgers

1912/Walter Hodges/../../../Kelly's

1914/Edmund Wilson/../../../Kelly's

1917/William Charles Bacon/../../../Kelly's

1922/William Charles Bacon/../../../Kelly's

1925/George Henry Haines/../../../Kelly's

1929/George Henry Haines/../../../Kelly's

1933/Mrs. Emma R. Cheyne/../../../Kelly's

1937/Mrs. Emma R. Cheyne/../../../Kelly's

1943/Mrs. Emma R. Cheyne/../../../Kelly's

* Provided by Robyn Ramsey & Brian Coaker

** Provided by John Mead

*** ERO D/DDw/T176/2

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