The Wheatsheaf

Church Street




WHEATSHEAF Werrington & COCK INN WHEATSHEAF Werrington 1790 Stamford Mercury 16.4.1

1790 16 April - Stamford Mercury

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1871 census - The Wheatsheaf, 27 Church Street, Werrington, Peterborough **


Robert Ellis Head Married 32 (1839) Publican born Moulton, Lincolnshire

Amy Ellis Wife Married 32 (1839) born Thorney, Cambridgeshire

Amy Ellis Daughter 9 (1862) scholar born Whaplode Drove, Lincs

Georgiana Ellis Daughter 7 (1864) scholar born Whaplode Drove, Lincs

Abraham Ellis Son 7 (1867) scholar born Whaplode Drove, Lincs

Mary Ellis Daughter 3 months (1871) born Werrington, N'ptonshire

1874 28 March - Peterborough Advertiser


"To Let, the old licenced public-house known by the sign of the Wheatsheaf, at Werrington, with grocer's shop attached.  Immediate possession - apply to present tenant, R. Ellis".

1881 census - The Wheatsheaf, Church Street, Werrington, Peterborough **


Edward Watson Head Married 29 (1852) Joiner (Journeyman) born Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire

Mary J Watson Wife Married 25 (1856) born Hull, Yorks

Ernest Watson Son 11 months (1881) born Peterborough

James Mellish Boarder single 18 (1863) Joiner Apprentice born Kingcombe, Dorset

1890 Kelly's Directory

Wheatsheaf, James Cole,  Werrington

1891 census - Wheatsheaf Inn, Church Street, Werrington, Peterborough **


James Cole Head Married 45 (1846) Licenced Victualler & Hawker born Peterborough

Mary K Cole Wife Married 44 (1847) born Castor, N'ptonshire

1901 census - Wheat Sheaf, Werrington, Peterborough **


George Newton Head Married 50 (1851) Innkeeper Own Account born Stoke Doyle, Huntingdonshire

Susan Newton Wife Married 49 (1852) born Connington, Hunts

George Newton Son single 23 (1878) Fruiterer Green at Home born Peterborough

Charles H Newton Son single 21 (1880) Fruiterer Green at Home born Peterborough

Ethel Newton Daughter 15 (1886) born Peterborough

John Newton Son 12 (1889) born Peterborough

Daisy Newton Daughter 5 (1896) born Peterborough


Note: By 1911 George Newton was Publican at The Three Horseshoes, Church Street, Werrington


1907 11 January - Stamford Mercury

Heading: Peterborough - Licensing


"The Licensing Justices referred the matter of the renewal of licenses to the Compensation Authority - The Wheatsheaf, Werrington".


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