Fox & Hounds

Thorpe Road




FOX & HOUNDS Longthorpe before fire in 1928 FOX & HOUNDS Longthorpe 1778 To be sold at Auction Elm & Ash timber N'pton Mercury 30.11.1778

1778 30 November - Northampton Mercury

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1851 census - Longthorpe, Peterborough **


Richard Fitzjohn Head Married 74 (1777) Victualler born Easton, N'ptonshire

Sarah Fitzjohn Wife Married 71 (1780) born Longthorpe, N'ptonshire

Frederick Larratt Son married 48 (1803) Agricultural Labourer born Longthorpe, N'ptonshire

Mary Ann Hospital Servant unmarried 16 (1835) General Servant

1854 - Post Office Directory

Fox & Hounds, R. Fitzjohn, Longthorpe, Peterborough

FOX & HOUNDS Longthorpe 1928 Fire  Yorks Post & Le

1928 9 January - Yorkshire Post & Leeds Intelligencier

1861 census - Fox and Hounds, Longthorpe, Peterborough **


Godfrey Morlin Head Married 40 (1821) Carpenter & Inn Keeper born Stukeley, Hunts

Mary Morlin Wife Married 41 (1821) Inn Keeper's Wife born Easton, N'ptonshire

George G Morlin Son 9 (1852) scholar born Easton, N'ptonshire

Charles J Morlin Son 6 (1855) scholar born Easton, N'ptonshire

Ann Ushill Servant Widow 50 (1811) General Servant born Easton, N'ptonshire

1846 13 February - Lincolnshire Chronicle


"An inquest was held by Mr. Hopkinson on Tuesday last, at the Fox and Hounds Inn, Longthorpe o the body of Sarah Ann Head, aged 6 years, who it appears had been left by her mother on the Friday previous in the care of a neighbour's wife named Daws, who carelessly left the child near the fire, and her pinafore and frock accidentally catching the flames, she was so severely burnt that she died on the following Monday.  Verdict, accidental death, from the carelessness of Maria Daws".

1871 census - Fox & Hounds, Longthorpe, Peterborough **


Lydia Cattanack Head Widow 36 (1835) Inn Keeper born Branston, N'ptonshire

Mary A Catternack Daughter 10 (1861) scholar born Blythe, N'thumberland

John L Lines Brother in Law Married 55 (1816) Clerk born Branston, N'ptonshire

Mary A Lines Sister Married 45 (1826) born Branston, N'ptonshire

Matilda Hickman Niece unmarried 21 (1850) Milliner born Branston, N'ptonshire

Susan Andrew Boarder unmarried 30 (1841) Dressmaker born Whittlesey, Hunts

Thomas Palmer Boarder unmarried 47 (1824) Labourer born Longthorpe, N'ptonshire

1866 11 May - Stamford Mercury

Heading: Peterborough


"Suicide. - An inquest was held at the Fox and Hounds, Longthorpe, a few days ago, before A. Percival, Esq., coroner, on the body of John Ball, aged 75, who had committed suice in a hovel at the back of his huse by cutting his throat with a razor.  The deceased had been attended by Mr. Southam, surgeon, for infirmity on account of old age, and had frequently expressed to his wife the wish that the Almighty would take him from this world.  He committed the rash act during her absence.  Verdict, temporary insanity".

1881 census - Fox & Hounds, Longthorpe, Peterborough **


Francis Gee Head Married 66 (1815) Agricultural Labourer & Publican born Ashton, N'ptonshire

Frances Gee Wife Married 65 (1816) born Waternewton, Hunts

Frank Gee Grand Son 12 (1869) scholar born London Middx


Note: In 1871 Francis Gee was Inn Keeper at the Huntsman, Longthorpe

1890 Kelly's Directory

Fox & Hounds, Jasper Copley, Longthorpe

1891 census - Fox & Hounds Inn, Village Street, Longthorpe, Peterborough **


Jasper Copley Head Widower 62 (1829) Licenced Victualler born Coppingford, Hunts

1901 census - Fox & Hounds Inn, Longthorpe, Peterborough **


Thomas Bettles Head Married 38 (1863) Inn Keeper born Deane, Beds

Rebecca Bettles Wife Married 39 (1862) born Bourne, Lincs

John T Bettles son 8 (1893) born Longthorpe, N'ptonshire

George J Bettles son 7 (1894) born Longthorpe, N'ptonshire

Albert B Bettles son 3 (1898) born Longthorpe, N'ptonshire

Victor C Bettles son 3 (1898) born Longthorpe, N'ptonshire

1906 Kelly's Directory

Fox & Hounds, James Hooke, Longthorpe, Peterborough

1911 census - The Fox & Hounds, Longthorpe, Peterborough (9 rooms) **


James Hooke Head Married 52 (1859) Publican Fully Licenced Own Account at Home born Stanground, Peterborough

Rebecca Hooke Wife Married 50 (1861) Assisting in Business born Bourne, Lincs

Albert Bannister Bettles Stepson 14 (1897) born Longthorpe, Peterborough

Victor Charles Bettles Stepson 14 (1897) born Longthorpe, Peterborough

James Moyer Bannister Boarder Widower 50 (1861) Farm Labourer born Bourne, Lincs

1901 QSept Death of Thomas Bettles at Peterborough age 39 Vol: 3b Page: 128


1903 Kelly's Directory 

Fox & Hounds, Mrs. R. Bettles, Longthorpe, Peterborough


1904 QSept Marriage of James Hooke to Rebecca Bettles at Peterborough Vol: 3b Page: 501

1914 Kelly's Directory

Fox & Hounds, Mrs R. Hooke, Longthorpe

1924 Electoral Register - Fox & Hounds, Longthorpe

Frederick Harry Mountain

Annie Mountain

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