White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road, South Norwood SE25

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White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road, South Norwood SE25 - circa 1900, Landlord Albert Ward

White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road, South Norwood SE25 - circa 1900, Landlord Albert Ward

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White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road, South Norwood SE25, with Landlord Job Longman, shown far right with his dog.

White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road, South Norwood SE25, with Landlord Job Longman, shown far right with his dog.

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White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road, South Norwood SE25 - in 2017

White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road, South Norwood SE25 - in 2017

The pub has been rebuilt and renamed The Holmesdale (after the home end at nearby Crystal Palace). After being called The Holmesdale, and then from 2021 the Kilkenny Tavern, The White Horse has reverted from 24 December 2022 to its original name.

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Residents at this address

1839/Eliz Johnson/White Horse, Croydon common/../../Pigots Directory

1855/Joseph Barber/White Horse, Selhurst road, Croydon common/../../Post Office Directory

Croydon Times 21 May 1864
Temporary authority was granted to Mr Adams, to carry on the licence of the White Horse Inn, Croydon common, transferred to him by Mr King

1865/Maria Adams/White Horse, Selhurst road/../../F Warren Croydon directory

1881/Charles Hodgson/Publican/47/Marylebone/Census
1881/Emma Hodgson/Wife/40/Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Hodgson/Son, Assistant/21/Paris (B S), France/Census
1881/Emily C Hodgson/Daughter, Barmaid/17/Paris (B S), France/Census
1881/William E Hodgson/Son/4/Paris (B S), France/Census
1881/Albert Hodgson/Son/3/Paris (B S), France/Census
1881/Agnes Watts/Cook/22/Wokingham, Berkshire/Census
1881/Thomas Burley/Barman, Widow/56/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1881/Joshua H Pike/Visitor, Gentleman/21/London, Middlesex/Census

1891/Robert Inwood Turner/.. /../../Kelly’s Directory

1900/Mrs Barham/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1901 at 1, Selhurst Road, Croydon
Albert Ward, Licensed victualler, aged 30 years and born in Croydon, Surrey
Eleanor V Ward, Wife, aged 35 years and born in Croydon, Surrey
Lily E Ward, Sister, Barmaid, aged 17 years and born in Croydon, Surrey

In 1911 at 1, Selhurst Road, Croydon
Charles Cornelius Wood, Licensed Victualler, aged 50 years and born in Manchester, Lancashire
Annie Wood, Wife, aged 38 years and born in Ripon Yorkshire
Ellen Finston, Sister in law, aged 42 years and born in Foxton Cambridgshire
Bessie Finston, Daughter, aged 5 years and born in Foxton Cambridgshire

1913/Charles Cornelius Wood/.. /../../Kelly’s Directory

My great-grandparents Job & Thirza Longman were proprietors of The White Horse, 1 Selhurst Road Croydon from 1914 to about 1945. I was there today, visiting the new licensees who told me that it was bombed in World War II, taking out the livery part on the far right. *

14 February 1914 The Croydon Times.
The White Horse Hotel, South Norwood, Charles Cornelius Wood to Job Longman

1918/Job Longman/.. /../../Kelly’s Directory

In 1921 at 1, Selhurst Road, Croydon
Job Longman, Licensed Victualler, aged 52 years and born in Tarrant Keynston, Dorset, Employer
Thirza Longman, Wife, House Duties, aged 53 years and born in Bermondsey, London
Clarence A Longman, Son, Assistant, Private J Longman, aged 20 years and born in Sydenham, Kent
Wallace W Longman, Son, Assistant, Private J Longman, aged 20 years and born in Sydenham, Kent
Reginald C Longman, Son, S E & C Railway Booking Clerk, aged 18 years and born in Sydenham, Kent
Percy A Longman, Son, aged 14 years and born in Catford, Kent
Cissie E Murrell, Domestic Servant, aged 18 years and born in Croydon, Surrey

1929 Job Longman of 1 Selhurst Road South Norwood surrey died 15 February 1929 to Thirza Ann Longman widow. Effects £1416 18s 8d.

1937/Mrs Thirza Longman/.. /../../Kelly’s Directory

In 1939 at White Horse, Selhurst road
Percy A Longman, Publican, born 03 Jul 1906
Ivy E Longman, later Le Riche, Publicans Wife, born 06 Sep 1904
Thirza A Wilkinson, Retired, born 24 Aug 1867
William Wilkinson, Dairyman-Retired, born 05 Sep 1866
Hazel A Wilkinson, later Longman (), born 09 Mar 1935
Peter J Longman, born 26 Feb 1937




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