The Bo Peep Restaurant

Timeline

The inn known as The Bo Peep was built in the year 1548 during the reign of King Edward VI (1547-1553). Below is a list of former keepers since records began in 1627. It was then known as Seagraves Alehouse.

SEAGRAVES

1627               Caleb Seagrave                  Charles I (1625 – 1649)
1641               Charlotte Seagrave             Charles I (1625 – 1649)
1648               Elias Seagrave                    Charles I (1625 – 1649)
1659               Thomas Buckman               Interragnum (1649 – 1660)
1665               Jonathan Mulberry               Charles II (1660 – 1685)
1679               Samuel Ebbgate                 Charles II (1660 – 1685)
1692               Thomas Jessup                   William III (1688 – 1702)
 
THE WHITE HART
1709                Joshua Hickmutt                 Anne I (1702 – 1714)
1722               Naomi Hickmutt                   George I (1714 – 1727)
1728               James Collins                      George II (1727 – 1760)
1733               Robert Noel Farmer            George II (1727 – 1760)
1741               Thomas Burch                      George II (1727 – 1760)
1757               Amos Beardsmore              George II (1727 – 1760)
1765               Thomas Yoden                     George III (1760 – 1820)
1786               Benjamin Yoden                   George III (1760 – 1820)
1788                Mercy Yoden                        George III (1760 – 1820)
1798                John C. Hadlow                   George III (1760 – 1820)
1806                Jonathan Twiner                  George III (1760 – 1820)
1815                Henry Brooker                     George III (1760 – 1820)
1829                Robert Brooker                   George III (1760 – 1820)
1842               Marther Brooker                   Victoria I (1837 – 1901)
1855                Henry Brooker                     Victoria I (1837 – 1901)
1874               Richard Greaves                  Victoria I (1837 – 1901)
1878                Mary Greaves                      Victoria I (1837 – 1901)
1890                Jonathan Charman              Edward VII (1901 – 1910)
1919                Alice Charman                     George V (1910 – 1936)
1945               John Pritchard                       George VI (1936 – 1952)
1960                John Stevens                        Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
 
THE BO PEEP
1972               Leonard Shepherd                Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
1984                Anthony Peel                         Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
1987                James Ellard                         Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
1987                Joy Ellard                               Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
1989                Chris Ellard                            Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
2002                Michael Ellard                        Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
2006               Graham Buckley                     Elizabeth II (1952 – present)
2006               Kate Mansfield                        Elizabeth II (1952 – present)