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205 - 209 High Street, Cottenham

205 – 207 (145) High Street, Black Horse, Cottenham

History of the Black Horse

See Francis Garrett, Cottenham’s Inns and Hostelries

1826: premises bought by James Chivers

1830s: Brewhouse built

1837: Black Horse Stock Club formed


1841:

John Moore, 25, blacksmith


1850: house destroyed by fire in April. Rebuilt and James Nottage licensee.


1851:

James Nottage, 37, inn keeper


1861: Black Horse Inn

James Nottage, 46, farm 6 acres and inn keeper, b Cottenham


1862:

Ebenezer and James Chivers had run brewery since their father’s death. They dissolved the partnership in October. Jame’s sold of his portion of the stock. Ebenezer continued in the business.


1871: Black Horse Inn

John Graves, 51, dealer and publican, Cottenham

James Nottage’s widow had married John Graves.


1879:

John Bartingale moves from the Engineers Arms.


1881:

John Bartingale, 33, publican, b Cottenham

Caroline, 30, b Cottenham

Elizabeth Anne Moore, 15, servant, b Cottenham


1891:

John Bartingale, 43, ag.lab. publican, b Cottenham

Caroline, 40, b Cottenham


1892:

Ebenezer Chivers sold brewery and public house to P R Holben


1894: John Kent took over as publican from John Bartingale


1896: Herbert Ward publican


1897:

Ebenezer’s son, Fred Chivers, ceased brewing

Brewery and Black Horse sold to Greene King for £1320.


1901:

Frederick Tadman, 40, publican, b London


1903:

Licence refused.


1913:

James Piper, 45, coal dealer, b Dullingham


1939: (145)

James Piper, 66, retired coal merchant


Modern: (205)

 

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