Three Tuns

South Street



1851 census - Three Tuns, South Street, Crowland, Peterborough **


Thomas Ashby Head Married 62 (1789) Inn Keeper & Occupier of two land acres born Croyland, Lincs

Mary Ashby Wife Married 62 (1789) Inn Keeper's Wife born Glinton, N'ptonshire

Celina Ashby Daughter Unmarried 26 (1825) Inn Keeper's Daughter born Croyland, Lincs

Frederick Ashby Son Unmarried 23 (1828) Inn Keeper's Son born Croyland, Lincs

1859 7 January - Stamford Mercury

THREE TUNS Crowland To be sold by auction SM 7 Jan 1859 in occupation by William Pitts

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1861 census - Three Tuns, South Street, Crowland **


Richard Martin Shelton Head Married 35 (1826) Veterinary Surgeon & Publican born Wolaston, N'ptonshire

Elizabeth Shelton Wife Married 24 (1837) Veterinary Surgeon & Publican's Wife born Moulton, Lincs

Richard M Shelton Son 7 months (1861) born Crowland, Lincs

John Holborn Servant 13 (1848) Stable Boy born Crowland, Lincs

Charlotte Tilly Servant Unmarried 30 (1841) House Servant born Whaplode Drove, Lincs

1871 census - Three Tuns Inn, South Street, Crowland, Peterborough **


James Searles Head Married 34 (1837) Licenced Victualler born Crowland, Lincs

Elizabeth Ann Searles Wife Married 32 (1839) born Crowland, Lincs

John Renow Searles Son 9 (1862) scholar born Crowland

1874 30 May - Stamford Mercury


"To be let with immediate possesion, that old Licenced House, the "Three Tuns" Inn, Crowland. - For particulars apply at the North Bank Brewery".

1881 census - Three Tuns Inn, South Street, Crowland **


Richard M Shelton Head Widower 60 (1821) Veterinary Surgeon born Woolaston, N'ptonshire

Richard Shelton Son Single 20 (1861) Farmer of 8 acres born Crowland, Lincs

Harriet Payne Servant Single 40 (1841) House Keeper born Sleaford, Lincs

1884 19 September -Stamford Mercury

Heading: Spalding


"Richard Martin Shelton, of Three Tuns Inn, Crowland was objected to on the grounds that the house was not kept open as an inn.  The justices reluctantly renewed the licence".  


1889 Kelly's Directory

Wallace Cattell, Three Tuns P.H. South Street, Crowland

1896 Kelly's Directory

Three Tuns, Alfred Balderson, South Street, Crowland, Peterborough

1891 census - Three Tuns, South Street, Crowland, Peterborough **


Wallace Cattell Head Married 27 (1864) Carpenter & Joiner born Huntingdon, Hunts

Margaret Cattell Wife Married 30 (1861) born Northborough, N'ptonshire

1901 census - South Street, Crowland, Peterborough **


Fred J Cary Head Married 48 (1859) Innkeeper (Own Account) born Boston, Lincs

Sarah S Cary Wife Married 42 (1859) born New England, Peterborough

Ellen J Cary Daughter single 17 (1884) born New England, Peterborough

Annie S Cary Daughter 16 (1885) born New England, Peterborough

Florence D Cary Daughter 10 (1891) born New England, Peterborough

Frederick W Cary Son 6 (1895) born New England, Peterborough

Lucy D Cary Daughter 3 (1898) born Crowland, Lincs


Note: In 1896 Fredk. Cary was trading at the White Horse, East Street, Crowland

1909 Kelly's Directory

Three Tuns, F.J. Cary, South Street, Crowland, Peterborough

1911 census - South Street, Crowland, Lincs (4 bedrooms/3 living rooms) **


Frederick Cary Head Married 53 (1858) Inn Keeper (at home) born Boston, Lincs

Sarah Sophia Cary Wife Married 52 (1859) Working at Home  born Peterborough

Ellen Jane Catherine Cary Daughter single 27 (1884) (at home) born Peterborough

Frederick William Cary Son 16 (1895) born Deeping St. James, Lincs

Lucy Ann Cary Daughter 13 (1898) born Crowland, Lincs (Infirmity: Feeble Minded)

Jane Norriss Cary Daughter 9 (19020 born Crowland, Lincs

Edith Grace Mary Cary Daughter 6 (1905) born Crowland, Lincs

Albert Walter Cary Grandson 2 (1909) born Crowland, Lincs


Note: 1912 QJune Death of Frederick J Cary at Peterborough age 54 Vol: 3b Page: 252

1913 Kelly's Directory

Sarah Sophia Carey (Mrs) Three Tuns PH, South Street, Crowland

1914 9 September - Sheffield Daily Telegraph

THREE TUNS CROWLAND Compensation Authority 1914 9 Sept Sheffield Daily Telegraph

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