Waggon and Horses
The Waggon and Horses was on Ashby Road, Swannington, later 150 Ashby Road, Coalville
During the 1890s it was one of three Swannington public houses where the landlords were members of the Lovett family.
Landlords / Landladies
1881-1899 Jabez Lovett
The 1881 census records:
- Jabez Lovett, 32 Innkeeper and Coal Miner, born Hugglescote
- Mary Lovett, wife 28, born Worthington
- Maria Richards, sister in law 16, Domestic Servant, born Worthington
Jabez died at the Wagon and Horses on the 21st March 1899
Jabez was the son of Robert Lovett, the Innkeeper at the Robin Hood in Swannington who died 1880, and Sarah Lovett (nee Smith) who continued to run the Robin Hood in 1881 and 1891. Jabez was the older brother of Levi Lovett who was at the Station Inn, Swannington 1886-1901 before passing it to his daughter Ethel Annie Clay by 1911. Levi was a coal miner who became a check weighman and President of the Coalville Miners Association whose meetings he hosted at the Station Inn.
1899-1914 Mary Lovett (nee Richards)
Mary Richards married Jabez Lovett at St Georges Church, Swannington on the 28th January 1873.
- Mary Lovett, 48, Licensed Victualler, born Coleorton
- Sarah Anne Lovett, daughter, 12, born Coalville
- Alice Platts, nice, 19, Domestic Servant, born Coleorton
- Mary Lovett, 58, Hotel Keeper, born Coleorton
- Sarah Anne Lovett, daughter, 22, Assisting in the Business, born Coalville
- Sarah Greasley, 17, General Servant (Domestic), born Coalville
1921 Samuel Cooper Clamp
- Samuel Cooper Clamp, 53, Licensed Victualler, born Coalville
- Emma Clamp, wife, 52, Home Duties, born Whitwick
- James Clamp, son, 23, Architect’s Assistant, Goddard and Wain, Station Chambers, Coalville, born Coalville
- John William Tegarice(?), boarder, 71, Railway Engine Driver Retired, Midland Railway, born Wisbech, Cambridgeshire