Ship Inn

New Road


1861 census  - New Road, St John Baptist, Peterborough **


William Sykes Head Married 54 (1807) Innkeeper born Folksworth, Hunts

Susan Sykes Wife Married 41 (1820) Innkeeper born Peterborough

Elizabeth Sykes Daughter unmarried 18 (1843) Dressmaker born Peterborough

Wm John Sykes Son unmarried 20 (1841) Cabinet Maker born Spalding, Lincs (transcribed as Peterborough)

Peter Church Lodger widower 70 (1791) Drover born Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

John Goodman Lodger unmarried 62 (1799) Labourer born Glatton, Hunts

Thos Miser Lodger unmarried 36 (1825) Sawyer born King's Cliffe

Wm Banks Lodger unmarried 40 (1821) Light Porter born Stone, Staffs

Edwd Willmott Lodger unmarried 51 (1810) Butcher born Kent

Henry Hydes Lodger unmarried 49 (1812) Pensioner born England


1863 - Stamford Mercury 11.9.1863

Heading: Innkeeper's Licences


Tuesday last was the day appointed by the Magistrates of the libery of Peterborough, for renewing the licences to innkeepers and hearing applications for new licences.  Mr Gaches applied on behalf of William Sykes, the Ship, New Road, Peterborough.


1881 census - Ship Inn, 53 New Road, Peterborough, St John the Baptist, Peterborough **


Ann Guttridge Head Widow 60 (1821) Licenced Victualler born Lubenham, Leics

Lintle Baker Son single 35 (1846) Gardner born Bourne, Lincs

Percy Baker Lodger Married 25 (1856) Photographer born Potters Bar, Middx

Amelia Baker Lodger Married 24 (1857) Photographer's Wife born Notting Hill, Middx

Jane Baker Lodger 7 (1874) scholar born Edgware Road, Middx

James Davis Lodger single 18 (1863) Wood Chopper (Dealer) born Notting Hill, Middx

Charles Davis Lodger single 11 (1870) scholar born Notting Hill, Middx

Joseph Watts Lodger Widower 55 (1826) Drover born Cambridgeshire

1890 Kelly's Directory

Giddings James, 18 New Road, Peterborough

1891 census - Ship Inn, 18 New Road, Peterborough **


James Giddins Head Married 45 (1846) Ship Inn (Beerhouse) born March Cambs

Emma Giddins Wife Married 44 (1847) born March Cambs

(Incl. four borders)

1911 census - Ship Inn, New Road, Peterborough (9 rooms) **


George Herneman Head Widower 67 (1844) Innkeeper Own Account at Home born Hampshire

John Wilsoncroft Boarder Married 46 (1865) Wagon Repairer born Peterborough

Kate Wilsoncroft Borader Married 45 (1866) born Peterborough

Elizabeth Wilsoncroft Boarder single 18 (1893) Milliner born Peterborough

Kate Wilsoncroft Boarder single 16 (1895) Dressmaker born Kentish Town, London

Vinney Eggboro Visitor single female 21 (1890) Cook Domestic born Peterborough


Note: George Herneman was trading at The Pilot Inn in Westwood Street from 1891 to 1906

1914  Kelly's Directory

Herneman Geo. 18 New Road, Peterborough



1925 Kelly's Directory

Herneman Geo. Ship, New Road

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1901 census - Public House, Ship Inn, 18 New Road, Peterborough **


George Markham Head Married 58 (1843) Inn Keeper born Halesworth, Suffolk

Fanny Markham Wife Married 54 (1847) born Huntingdon, Hunts

Harriet Elizabeth Markham Daughter Single 27 (1874) Dressmaker born Huntingdon, Hunts

Thomas Frederick Markham Son Single 23 (1878) Coach Painter born Peterborough

Eliza Markham Daughter Single 25 (1876) Dressmaker born Huntingdon, Hunts

Herbert Markham Son Single 19 (1882) Coach Painter born Huntingdon, Hunts

Fanny Markham Daughter Single 17 (1884) Dressmaker born Huntingdon, Hunts

Ernest Markham Son Single 15 (1886) Farm Labourer born Huntingdon, Hunts

Dora Markham Daughter Single 13 (1883) School born Peterborough

Mary Ann Markham Single 11 (1890) School born Peterborough