Cross Keys, Crown Street, Dagenham RM10 9XA

Dagenham pub history index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Essex.

History of Dagenham

Originally the Queens Head, and first mentioned as an Inn in 1708; and still trading in 2018

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham - 1922

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham - 1922

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham

Cross Keys, Church/Crown Street, Dagenham

Taken from a Photograph supplied by The Department of Education, Arts & Libraries, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

Residents at this address

1708/John Gull/Leassee/../../.. *

1735/Thomas Walmesley/Owner/../.. *

1774/James Smith/Owner/../Ale House Recognisance Book *

1781/William Smith/Owner/../.. *

William Smith succeeded James and held it until 1820, a run of forty years.*

1822/Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's*

1826/Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's

1828-9/Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's

1832-3Elizabeth Smith/../../../Pigot's

1839/Thomas Hirst/../../../Pigot's

1840/Thomas Hirst/../../../Pigot's*

1841/John Chapman/Victualler/30/../Census

The rest of the 1841 census is indecipherable

1845/Thomas Shutt/../../../Post Office

1848/Thomas Shutt/../../../White's

1851/Thomas Shutt/../../../Post Office

1852/Thomas Shutt/../../../Kelly's*

1855/Thomas Shutt/../../../Kelly's*

1861/Thomas Shutt/Licensed Victualler/54/Kirkby ?, Yorks./Census
1861/Eleanor Shutt/Wife/36/?, Berks/Census
1861/Thomas Shutt/Son/5/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Clarence Shutt/Daughter/1/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Ella Shutt/Daughter/7/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Henry Prior/Pot Man/39/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Claria Dean/General Servant/16/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/John Winter/Lodger, Hawker/72/Rayleigh, essex/Census
1861/Thomas Edwards/Lodger, Ag Labourer/41/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1861/Benjamin Jackson/Lodger, Ag Labourer/48/Dagenham, Essex/Census

1862/Robert Renwick/../../../Kelly's

1865/H. J. Smith/../../../Kelly's*

1867/Mrs. Sarah Smith/../../../Post Office

1870/George Cook/../../../Kelly's

1871/George Cook/../../../Post Office

1871/George Smoothy/Licensed Victualler & Dealer/20?/Braintree, Essex/Census
1871/Jesse Smoothy/Wife/29/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/Richard Pratt/Stepson/13/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/William Pratt/Stepson/11/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/Mary Smoothy/Daughter/4 months/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/Sophia Staines/Niece/17/Spitalfields, Middx/Census
1871/George Shipton/Ostler/50/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/Joseph Stock/Lodger, Labourer/21/Notley, Essex/Census
1871/Benjamin Jackson/Lodger, Labourer/45/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/Thomas Edwards/Lodger, Labourer/30?/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1871/William Prior/Lodger, Labourer/63/Hornchurch, Essex/Census

George Smoothy died later the year of 1871 *

1874/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's

1876/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's*

1878/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's

1880/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's*

1881/William Shipton/Licensed Victualler/60/Shellow Bowells, Essex/Census
1881/Mary Shipton/Wife/67/Morton, Essex/Census
1881/Eliza St. Peir/General Servant/15/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1881/Henry Matthews/Pot Boy/16/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1881/Ben Jackson/Lodger, Farm Labourer/60/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1881/James Jackson/Lodger, Farm Labourer/52/Dagenham, Essex/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1881

1882/William Shipton/../../../Kelly's

1885/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's*

1886/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1890/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1891/Richard W. Derbyshire/Publican/35/Essex/Census
1891/Rebecca Derbyshire/Wife/32/Suffolk/Census
1891/William J Derbyshire/Son/12/Essex/Census
1891/Richard L Derbyshire/Son/8/Essex/Census
1891/John E Derbyshire/Son/5/Essex/Census
1891/Edith E Derbyshire/Daughter/11/Essex/Census
1891/Jane A Derbyshire/Daughter/9/Essex/Census
1891/Florence Baker/General Servant/14/Essex/Census
1891/Eliza Nichols/General Servant/19/Norfolk/Census
1891/William Mann/Potman/22/Norfolk/Census

1894/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1895/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1896/Richard William Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

1898/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1899/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1901/Richard W. Derbyshire/Publican/45/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Rebecca Derbyshire/Wife/42/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census
1901/Edith E Derbyshire/Daughter/21/Rainham,Essex/Census
1901/Jane A Derbyshire/Daughter/19/Rainham, Essex/Census
1901/Richard L Derbyshire/Son/18/Rainham, Essex/Census
1901/John E Derbyshire/Son, Railway Clerk/15/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1901/Rebecca E Derbyshire/Daughter/8/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1901/Stanley Derbyshire/Son/6/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1901/Charles Hopkins/Barman/26/Dagenham, Essex/Census

1902/Richard W. Derbyshire/../../../Kelly's

1902/Richard William Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

09/4/1904/Rebecca Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

07/1/1905/William James Derbyshire/../../../Petty Sessions

08/4/1905/George Rogers/../../../Petty Sessions

04/1/1908/Arthur Poston/../../../Petty Sessions

1908/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1910/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1911/Arthur Poston/Licensed Victualler/47/South Ockendon, Essex/Census **
1911/Florence Poston/Wife, Assisting in Business/37/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1911/Edward Arthur Poston/Son, Cutlers Assistant/14/Ilford, Essex/Census
1911/Charles Victor Poston/Son/11/Ilford, Essex/Census
1911/Jack Douglas Poston/../7/Ilford, Essex/Census
1911/Elizabeth Maud Balls/Servant/16/Putney, Surrey/Census

1912/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1914/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1917/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

In 1921 census at the Cross Keys are
Arthur Poston, Publican, aged 57 years 3 months, born South Ockendon, Essex at the Cross Keys, Dagenham
Florence Poston, Wife, Home Duties, aged 47 years 6 months, born Brentwood, Essex
Charles Victor Poston, Son, Inland Revenue Assistant, aged 21 years 10 months, born Ilford, Essex
Jack Douglas Poston, Son, Apprentice Tool Maker, aged 17 years 6 months, born Ilford, Essex
Donald William Poston, Son, aged 9 years 10 months, Dagenham, Essex
Rose Mary Ann Bond, Servant, aged 20 years 6 months, and born Ipswich, Suffolk

1922/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1925/Arthur Poston/../../../Kelly's

1926, Arthur Poston of the Cross Keys Dagenham Essex died 1 March 1926 Probate London 21 April to Florence Rose Poston Widow. Effects £59 9s.

24/4/1926/Florence Poston/../../../Petty Sessions

1929/Mrs. Florence Poston/../../../Kelly's

1933/Mrs. Florence Poston/../../../Kelly's

1937/Mrs. Florence Poston/../../../Kelly's

1937 - 1948/G R Coe/../../../Freehold

1949 - 1956/S S Tappenden/../../../Freehold

1957 - 1965/J J Vaughan/../../../Freehold

* Provided by the Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900

** Provided by Ewan

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