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YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS From 20.08.(1892?)
BULLARDS    
WATNEY MANN   
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Licensees :
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JAMES PRESTON
& gardener
Age 55 in 1841
* 1836 - 1841
BENJAMIN PRESTON
& gardener
& brewer
age 39 in 1851
1845 - 1861
GEORGE PRESTON
& landowner & master brickmaker 1871
& farmer & brickmaker 1881
1865 - 1881
JAMES HARDESTY
& market gardener 1883
& farmer 1891
1883 - 1900
Mrs M A HARDESTY 1904
JAMES PRESTON
Age 49 in 1911
1908 - 1911
JOHN WILLIAM JEFFREY 1912 - 1925
Mrs ELIZABETH CLARA JEFFREY 1929
EDGAR SIDNEY HOUGHTON 1933 - 1937
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GEORGE DUFFIELD c1962
JOHN MIDDLETON c1965
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GERALDINE EASY
First licensee of the Chequered Flag 
c1975
JOHN & LUCY WATSON
(Father & daughter)
by 2004
to closure 2006
MIKE THOMAS by Dec 2006
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Hales - April 2001
2001

The GARDEN HOUSE - Hales

Offered For sale by Auction Tuesday 26th July 1881.
The property of Mr. Easter and Mr. Preston. Containing Bar, sitting-room, Smoke-room, large Club-room with wooden partitions to form three rooms, Kitchen, Cellar, Pantry, four Bed-rooms and two rooms userd for stowage; two Stables, Hay-loft, Coach-house, Barn, Building used for stowage, cart-shed, Skittle Alley, Piggeries, Apple-chamber, Coal-store, Outbuildings, Green-house, Pump of excellent Water and very productive Market Garden. Containing 1A 2R 29P, more or less and in occupation of George Preston at the low annual rent of £50.

Conveyed 15th October 1881 from the
Executor of Mr James Preston deceased
to Mr. W R L'Estrange
for the sum of £1240.00

The estate plan 1881
1881 plan


Renamed the CHEQUERED FLAG c1975 - c1996
then back to the Garden house.

 

Grounds threatened with housing developments 2006.
House closed by December 2006
`For refurbishment'.

Reopened....
Closed again 1st July 2012 - future uncertain.

Operating as the MASALA GARDEN RESTAURANT from May 2014.