Cross Keys Inn

Oundle Road




Cross keys Oundle Road built 1899

1851 census - Cross Keys, Orton Road, Woodstone, Peterborough **


Charles Watts Head Widower 49 (1802) Carpenter Employing 2 men born Orton Longueville, Hunts

Charles Watts Son unmarried 15 (1836) Carpenter's Apprentice born Orton Longueville, Hunts

William Watts Brother unmarried 60 (1791) Labourer born Orton Longueville, Hunts

Bridget Harris Mother in Law Widow 68 (1783) Housekeeper born N'ptonshire

Charles Wright Lodger married 50 (1801) Journeyman Carpenter born Norwich, Norfolk

1861 census - Cross Keys Public House, Oundle Turnpike Road, Woodstone, Peterborough **


Charles Watts Head Married 60 (1801) Builder & Publican born Orton Longueville, Hunts

Elizabeth Watts Wife Married 50 (1811) born Brent Pelham, Herts

Elizabeth Watts Daughter 5 (1856) born Woodstone, Hunts

1871 census - Cross Keys, Woodstone Hill, Woodstone, Peterborough **


Elizabeth Watts Head Widow 60 (1811) Inn Keeper born Brent Pelham, Herts

Elizabeth Watts**Daughter 15 (1856) Dressmaker born Woodstone, Hunts

Richard Bird Lodger Widower 52 (1819) Labourer born Oundle, N'ptonshire

Sarah A Bird Daughter 20 (1851) Dressmaker born Oundle, N'ptonshire

William Langley Boarder unmarried 30 (1841) Labourer born Fotheringhay, N'ptonshire





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Cross Keys Oundle Road Suicide 8.8.1874 Peterborou

1874 8 August - Peterborough Advertiser

1881 census  - Cross Keys, Woodstone Hill, Woodstone, Peterborough **


Elizabeth Watts** Head Single 25 (1856) Inn Keeper born Woodstone, Hunts

Jane Ford Visitor married 72 (1809) Nurse SMS born Woodstone, Hunts

Lilian Baxter Servant single 14 (1867) General Servant born Yaxley, Hunts



Elizabeth Watts married John Thurston QDec 1883 in Peterborough 3B/569.  By 1891 they were at the Swiss Cottage Bread Street, Fletton, Peterborough.

1901 census - Cross Key's Inn, Oundle Road, Woodstone Hill, Peterborough **


Charles E Binckes Head Married 42 (1859) Publican born Peterborough

Clara Binckes Wife Married 43 (1858) born King's Cross, London

Ellen R Wheeler Servant single 21 (1880) born Yarmouth, Norfolk


Note: In 1911 Charles & Clara Binckes were at the Pony's Head, St. Leonard's Street, Peterborough

1891 census - Cross Keys Public House, Woodstone Hill, Woodstone, Peterborough **


William Kisby Head Married 36 (1855) Publican & Carpenter born Coates, Cambs

Susan Kisby Wife Married 38 (1853) born Whittlesey, Cambs

Robert Browning Boarder single 31 (1860) Horse Breaker born Yaxley, Hunts

1911 census - Cross Keys, Oundle Road, Peterborough (10 rooms) **


Samuel Thomas Albon Head Married 40 (1871) Publican Own Account at Home born Arlesey, Bedford

Emma Albon Wife Married 39 (1872) born Street, Somerse

Winifred May Albon Daughter 16 (1895) born Arlesey, Bedford

Louis Joyce Albon Son 9 (1902) born Arlesey, Bedford

Vera Virtue Albon Daughter 6 (1905) born Arlesey, Bedford


Note: By 1914 Samuel T Albon was at the White Hart 671 Lincoln Road, Peterborough

1914 Kelly's Directory

Cross Keys, Hy. Woodthorpe, Oundle Road, Woodston, Peterborough

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