THE EPSOM BREWERY AND THE KING'S HEAD, CHURCH STREET, EPSOM, AND OTHER PUBLIC HOUSES IN CHEAM, CHESSINGTON, EPSOM, ESHER, HEADLEY, LEATHERHEAD AND LITTLE BOOKHAM: DEEDS
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- Ref No: 831
- Repository: Surrey History Centre, Woking
- Date: 1691-1817
- Format: Archives
- Admin History: The main series of these deeds relates to premises on the east side of Church Street, Epsom (abutting south on the church itself), and indicate a brewing business there in the first half of the 18th century. The premises evolved as 'The Epsom Brewery', since partly demolished and converted to residential use.
From 1771 premises known as the King's Head, on the west side of the street, are included in the deeds. (For building plans, 1911, see 6116/1/31). Other public houses in Cheam, Chessington, Epsom, Esher, Headley, Leatherhead and Little Bookham are also mentioned in specific deeds (-/5-9, 26-29).
- Level: Collection
- Access Status: Open. There are no access restrictions.
- Provenance: Deposited by Lt Col H W Lucy of Bowling Green Farm, Great Waldingfield, Sudbury, Suffolk, in January 1955.
- Bibliography: See B. Salter, ed., Epsom Town, Downs and Common (Living History Local Guide no 3, 1976), pp 31-34, and H L Lehmann, The Residential Copyholds of Epsom (Epsom and Ewell Borough Council, 1987), pp 171-230; especially p 210 re the Epsom Brewery site.
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