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Drill, Brentwood road, Romford RM2

The modern address is listed as Brentwood Road. *

Drill, Squirrels Heath - circa 1900

Early 1900

Drill Corner, Squirrels Heath, Romford - in 1911

Drill Corner, Squirrels Heath, Romford - in 1911

Kindly provided by Tony Benton

Drill, Squirrels Heath circa 1940

circa 1940

Both kindly provided by Colleen

Drill, Squirrels Heath

August 2003

Taken by Brian Woolley

The History of the Public Houses in the Parish of Hornchurch - Tony Benton

Residents at this address.

1841/William Emmerson/Drill Man/56/../Census
1841/Mary Emmerson/../60/Essex/Census
1841/John Emmerson/Agricultural Labourer/23/Essex/Census

1871/John Wenn/Inn Keeper & Carman/43/Upminster, Essex/Census
1871/Mary Wenn/Wife/41/Upminster, Essex/Census
1871/Frederick Wenn/Son/13/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1871/Arthur Wenn/Son/7/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1871/Emma Wenn/Daughter/5/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1871/James Wenn/Son/4/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Ellison/General servant/16/Hornchurch, Essex/Census

30/08/1872/John Wenn/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions Victuallers Records

1878/John Wenn/..Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1881/John Wenn/Beer Seller/59/Upminster, Essex/Census
1881/Mary Ann Wenn/Wife/45/Upminster, Essex/Census
1881/Frederick Wenn/Son, Bricklayer/21/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1881/Emma Wenn/Daughter/15/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1881/James Wenn/Son, Carpenter/14/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Barter/Granddaughter/7/Romford, Essex/Census

08/09/1881/John Wenn/../../../Petty Sessions Victuallers Records

1882/John Wenn/..Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

Note: Premises not named in 1881 or 1882

1886/John Wenn/../../../Kellys

1890/John Wenn/../../../Kellys

1891/John Wenn/Innkeeper/63/Upminster, Essex/Census
1891/Mary Wenn/Wife/62/Upminster, Essex/Census
1891/James Wenn/Grandson, Carpenter/23/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1891/John Phillips/Grandson/7/Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1891/Mary Ann Archer/General Servant/20/Ilford, Essex/Census

20/10/1892/E Cracknell/../../../Petty Sessions Victuallers Records

1894/Mrs. Emma Cracknell/../../../Kellys

1895/Mrs. Emma Cracknell/../../../Kellys

1898/Mrs. Emma Cracknell/../../../Kellys

1899/Mrs. Emma Cracknell/../../../Kellys

1901/Emma Cracknell/Publican, Widow/44/Rainham, Essex/Census
1901/Eliza Perrin/Sister, Visitor/46/Rainham, Essex/Census
1901/Ellen Cracknell/Sister in Law, Assistant/26/South Hornchurch, Essex/Census
1901/Samuel Clarke/Boarder, Carpenter/40/Selston, Nottinghamshire/Census

1902/Mrs. Emma Cracknell/../../../Kellys

1906/Mrs. Emma Cracknell/../../../Kellys

Mrs. Emma Cracknell is to be found running the Greenwich Pensioner, at 2 Bow Lane in Poplar by the 1911 census.

1908/George Burrows/../../../Kellys

1910/George Burrows/../../../Kellys

1911/George Burrows/Licensed Victualler/63/Gravesend, Kent/Census *
1911/Sarah Burrows/Wife, Licensed Victualler/57/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census

1912/George Burrows/../../../Kellys

1914/George Burrows/../../../Kellys

1917/George Burrows/../../../Kellys

In 1921 census at The Drill Slewin Lane, Hornchurch, Romford
George Joseph Burrows, Licensed Victualler, aged 73 years 6 months and born in Gravesend, Kent, Own Account
Sarah Sophia Burrows, Wife, aged 66 years 3 months and born in Rotherhithe, Surrey
Ada Annie Lee, ServantPublic House, The Drill, aged 24 years 3 months and born in Ilford, Essex

1922/Frank Norris/../../../Kellys

1925/Frank Norris/../../../Kellys

1929/Frank Norris/../../../Kellys

1933/Frank Norris/../../../Kellys

1937/Frank Norris/../../../Kellys

In 1939 at The Drill Public House, 392 Romford
Frank A Norris, Proprietor Of Hotel, born 18 Feb 1888
Nellie Jane Kate (Jane K) Norris, Domestic Duties, born 03 Jun 1906
Winifred A Appleby, later Lande, later Murray, Cook General, born 02 Apr 1918
Rose A Gilhooly, Housemaid, born 19 Jun 1914
Leonard C Holmes, Barman, born 10 Apr 1920
Grace E Finch, born 30 Nov 1907
Muriel U Parker, later Norris, Film Studio Hairdresser (Unemployed), born 03 Sep 1912
Florence Rogers, Barmaid, born 03 Feb 1894



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