Hotels, Inns and Pubs often provided rooms for travellers. They were often constructed:
The value to the family historian occurs when you can find someone from your family who is "missing" from home in the census, or who has been hired from their parish to work as a maid or server in such an establishment. You will find some people worked for years at one place, only to be "promoted" by moving to another such establishment.
If you have any additional history on these Public House, Inss and Hotels, I will be pleased to add it or a link to it.
This establishment was opened before 1842. There is a photo of the Nag's Head from across the village green at Pictures of England. Here are the names associated with the Inn in different years:
|1872||Thomas FORMAN, brewer|
|1882||Thomas FORMAN, vict.|
|1913||John Thomas PELL|
|1930||John Thomas PELL|
R.G. 11 / 3226 folio 6
Relationship Name Sex Age Where born head Thomas FORMAN M 58 Helpringham, Lincolnshire wife Mary FORMAN F 64 Kelby, Lincolnshire servant Hardy TYLOR M 21 Billingboro, Lincolnshire
The Sun Inn apparently opened before 1842. The Inn was destroyed by an enemy bombing raid in the 1940s. Here are the names associated with the Inn in different years:
|1872||John PICKER, brewer|
|1882||Mrs. Ann PICKER, vict.|
|1930||Geo. Jas. SAUNBY|
R.G. 11 / 3226 folio 6
Relationship Name Sex Age Where born head, wid. Ann PICKER F 59 Heckington, Lincolnshire son John Barnes PICKER M 17 Helpringham, Lincolnshire servant Betsy RAWDING F 18 Helpringham, Lincolnshire visitor Georgina NEWLAND F 19 Helpringham, Lincolnshire lodger William WORTH M 42 Lancashire
This establishment was opened before 1842. This establishment closed in February, 1959, Here are the names associated with the Inn in different years:
|1872||Thomas ROBINSON, grower|
|1882||Thomas ROBINSON, vict.|
R.G. 11 / 3226 folio 18
Relationship Name Sex Age Where born head Thomas ROBINSON M 54 Helpringham, Lincolnshire wife Elizabeth ROBINSON F 58 Cranford, Northamptonshire son Tom ROBINSON M 25 Helpringham, Lincolnshire son William ROBINSON M 21 Helpringham, Lincolnshire dau. Ellen ROBINSON F 18 Helpringham, Lincolnshire son Cecil ROBINSON M 14 Helpringham, Lincolnshire dau. Elizabeth ROBINSON F 11 Helpringham, Lincolnshire visitor Margaret ALVEY F 21 Tibshelf, Derbyshire
Last updated on 15-October-2012
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