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2 Stratford Road, previously the Old English Gentleman

‘The Old English Gentleman” became an “alehouse” and did not receive a licence to sell spirits until the 1950’s. It still contains its fine old chimney piece with open grate and log basket, and its beams with exposed joists.

“Nash, A Buckinghamshire Village”, Duncan C. and King J, 1987.

 Mr and Mrs J Stedman

1982 Nash WI Scrapbook.

Mr and Mrs Barnes and Robert.

1965 Nash WI Scrapbook. 

Year Surname Forename Address
1950 Mundin Laurence J Old English Gentleman

1950 Nash Register of Electors

Year Surname Forename Address
1945 King Albert E Old English Gentleman
1945 King Minnie Old English Gentleman
1945 King Douglas V Old English Gentleman

1945 Nash Register of Electors

Year Surname Forename Address Absent voter Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification Juror
1939 King Albert Edmund Old English Gentleman   R O  
1939 King Minnie Old English Gentleman   Rw Dw  
1939 King Thomas Old English Gentleman   R    

1939 Nash Register of Electors

Albert Edmund KING, Old English Gentleman

1939 Kelly’s Directory

Year Surname Forename Address Absent voter Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification Juror
1935 King Albert Edmund Old English Gentleman   R O  
1935 King Minnie Old English Gentleman   Rw Dw  
1935 King Thomas Old English Gentleman   R    

1935 Nash Register of Electors

Albert Edmund KING, Beer retailer

1939 Kelly’s Directory

Year Surname Forename Address Absent voter Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification Juror
1930 Gillum John Alfred Old English Gentleman   R O  
1930 Gillum Clara Ann Old English Gentleman   Rw Dw  

1930 Nash Register of Electors 

William WENTWORTH, Beer retailer

1928 Kelly’s Directory

Year Surname Forename Address Absent voter Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification Juror
1925 Wentworth William Old English Gentleman   R O  
1925 Wentworth Matilda Ann Old English Gentleman   HO HO  

1925 Nash Register of Electors 

William WENTWORTH, Beer retailer

1924 Kelly’s Directory

Year Surname Forename Address Absent voter Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification
1922 Harrup Arthur William Old English Gentleman   R O
1922 Harrup Annie Old English Gentleman   HO HO

1922 Nash Register of Electors 

Arthur HARRUP, Beer retailer

1920 Kelly’s Directory 

Number Surname Forename Residence Absent voter Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification
35 Harrup Arthur William Old English Gentleman   R O

1918 Nash Register of Electors

Year Surname Forename Property situated Abode Qualification Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification Parochial elector
1915 Dunkley William James In the village. Nash Dwelling house. Y Y Y

1915 Nash Register of Electors

 “The Old English Gentleman”

100 yards E. of (1), is now covered with plaster. The plan is L-shaped. Inside the house is a fireplace with an old chimney-corner seat, and one room has a ceiling with exposed joists.

Condition – Fairly good, much restored.

“Royal Commission on Historical Monuments 1913”.

No. of Schedule Address from census return Address from Enumerator’s summary Number of rooms Forename Surname Relation Males Females Condition Completed years of present marriage Total children born alive Children still living Children who have died Personal Occupation Industry or service with which worker is connected. Employer, Worker or Own account Working at Home Where born
6 Old English Gentleman Nash Old English Gentleman 6 William James Dunkley Head 37             Coach Painter   Self   Nash, Bucks
6 Old English Gentleman Nash Old English Gentleman 6 Fanny Louisa Dunkley Wife   36 Married 10 5 5           Haywards Heath, Sussex
6 Old English Gentleman Nash Old English Gentleman 6 Albert Victor Dunkley Son 9             School       Stony Stratford, Bucks
6 Old English Gentleman Nash Old English Gentleman 6 Edith Minnie Dunkley Daughter   7           School       Lancaster, Lancs
6 Old English Gentleman Nash Old English Gentleman 6 William Benj Warton Dunkley Son 5             School       Brighton, Sussex
6 Old English Gentleman Nash Old English Gentleman 6 Emily Grace Dunkley Daughter   3                   Loughborough, Leic
6 Old English Gentleman Nash Old English Gentleman 6 Violet May Dunkley Daughter   1                   Nash, Bucks

1911 census

William James DUNCKLEY, Beer retailer

1911 Kelly’s Directory

Occupiers – Daniel Holton; Owners – Hopcraft & Norris, Brewers, Brackley; Public House; Old English Gentleman

Estimated Extent – public house 0.5 rods; land – 2 acres 3.25 rods

Gross Annual Value – public house £6; land – £9

Rateable Value – public house £4/15/-; land – £8/10/-

1910 Valuation Office Survey                                       

Joseph TOMBS, Beer retailer

1903 Kelly’s Directory

No. of Schedule Place Number of rooms occupied if under 5 Forename Surname Relation Condition Males Females Profession or Occupation Employer, Worker or Own account Working at Home Where born Disability
22 Old English Gentleman   Joseph Tombs Head Married 54   Publican Own account   Thornborough, Bucks  
22 Old English Gentleman   Alice Tombs Wife Married   58       Woolstone , Bucks  
22 Old English Gentleman   Mark Tombs Son Single 21   Railway Labourer Worker   Thornborough, Bucks  
22 Old English Gentleman   Naomi Tombs Daughter Single   17 Barmaid     Thornborough, Bucks  
22 Old English Gentleman   Edward Tombs Son Single 15   Groom Worker   Thornborough, Bucks  
22 Old English Gentleman   William Tombs Nephew Single 3         Thornborough, Bucks  

1901 census

Joseph Tombs – Beer Retailer

1899 Kelly’s Directory

Alfred Knight – Beer Retailer

1891 Kelly’s Directory  

Alfred Knight – Beer Retailer

1895 Kelly’s Directory


No. of Schedule
Place Rooms Forename Surname Relation Condition Males Females Job Employer Employed Neither Employer nor Employed Where born Disability
47 Old English Gentleman   Alfred Knight Head Married 34   Publican     x Northampton Town  
47 Old English Gentleman   Mary E. Knight Wife Married   29         Stony Stratford, Bucks  
47 Old English Gentleman   Sarah E. Knight Daughter     12 Scholar       Wolverton, Bucks  
47 Old English Gentleman   Harry Knight Son   9   Scholar       Stony Stratford, Bucks  
47 Old English Gentleman   Catherine Knight Daughter     5 Scholar       Stony Stratford, Bucks  
47 Old English Gentleman   William A. Knight Son   1           Nash  

1891 census

Year Surname Forename Property situated Abode Qualification Parliamentary qualification Local Government qualification
1890 Knight Alfred Buckingham Road Nash Dwelling house. Y Y

1890 Register of Electors

George HARWOOD, Beer Retailer

Kelly’s Directory 1887

George HARWOOD

                                                                                                                                                  Insured for:     Cost:

Public House called the Old English Gentleman, occupied by the Insured.  Thatched.   £200                5/-

Stable near.  Thatched.                                                                                                                 £ 25                 4/6d

Hovel adjoining.  Wood and tiled.                                                                                                £ 50                 2/6d

Pigsties all adjoining.  Wood and tiled.                                                                                        £ 10                  4/6d

Cart hovel near.  Thatched                                                                                                           £ 35                 4/6d

                                                                                                                                                         £320             20/-

1883 Fire Insurance

No of Schedule Place Forename Surname Relation Condition Males Females Job Where born Disability
44 The Cross Public House George Harwood Head Married 49   Farmer and Publican Nash  
44 The Cross Public House Caroline Harwood Wife Married   50 Attends to House Calverton  
44 The Cross Public House William Harwood Son Unmarried 17   Publican Nash  
44 The Cross Public House Thomas Harwood Son Unmarried 16   Publican Helper Nash  
44 The Cross Public House Fredrick Harwood Son   6   Schoolar Nash  

1881 census 

Year Surname Forename Property situated Abode Qualification
1881 Harwood George Buckingham Road Nash Freehold house and land.

1881 Register of Electors

George HARWOOD

Insured for:

Public House called the Old English Gentleman, occupied by the assigned.       £200

Stables near.  Thatched                                                                                         £ 25

Hovel adjoining.  Brick and slated.                                                                         £ 50

Pigsties adjoining.  Wood and tiled.                                                                        £ 10

Cart hovel near.  Thatched.                                                                                     £ 50

 Total: Cost

£335                 13/6d

1878 Fire Insurance

George HARWOOD, Beer Retailer

Harrods Directory 1876

George HARWOOD, Beer Retailer

Kelly’s Directory 1877

No. of Schedule Place Forename Surname Relation Condition Males Females Job Where born Disability
51 The Cross, Publick House George Harwood Head Married 39   Publick House and Farmer Nash, Bucks  
51 The Cross, Publick House Caroline Harwood Wife Married   40   Calverton, Bucks  
51 The Cross, Publick House Elizabeth Jane Harwood Daughter Unmarried   14 Scholler Swanborn, Bucks  
51 The Cross, Publick House Benjamin George Harwood Son Unmarried 12   Scholler Nash, Bucks  
51 The Cross, Publick House Mary Ann Harwood Daughter     9 Scholler Nash, Bucks  
51 The Cross, Publick House William George Harwood Son   7   Scholler Nash, Bucks  
51 The Cross, Publick House Thomas John Harwood Son   5   Scholler Nash, Bucks  
51 The Cross, Publick House Anne Maria Harwood Daughter     1   Nash, Bucks  

1871 census

Year Surname Forename Property situated Abode Qualification
1871 Horwood George Buckingham Road Nash Freehold house and land.

1871 Register of Electors

George HARWOOD, Beer Retailer

Kelly’s Directory 1869

(Possible but not certain)

No. of Schedule Place Forename Surname Relationship Condition Males Females Job Where Born Disability
54   Geo Harwood Head Married 29   Publican Nash  
54   Caroline Harwood Wife     30 Lace Maker Calverton  
54   Eliz Jane Harwood Daughter     4   Swanbourne  
54   Benjamin G. Harwood Son   2     Nash  

1861 census

(Possible but not certain)

Year Surname Forename Property situated Abode Qualification
1861 Horwood George Buckingham Road Nash Freehold house and land.

1861 Register of Electors

   

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