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The Yew Tree

The Yew Tree in 1920 and 2006

The Yew Tree is the last surviving inn in All Stretton and has been operating as such since at least the early 19th century. 

A chapter on the Yew Tree is included in the book, ‘All Stretton, history and houses’. 

The following shows a summary of property ownership and occupation from 1776 to 1941 and a family tree of the Hide family resident in the Yew Tree during the mid 19th century.

 The Yew Tree : Summary of Ownership and Occupation 
DateDetails Source
177627 Mar 1776 Wilkes messuage, Lower House, Oakes‰ tenement, Leighton‰s of Cotes messuage, and lands. Richard Wilding admitted as the son and heir of Richard Wilding and the grandson and heir of William Oliver.Manorial Records
183228 Nov 1832 Will of Samuel Wilding, gentleman, proved, establishing trust for his brother Henry Wilding and his nephews John and William RichardsWill
183527 May 1835 Burial of Henry WildingParish registers
183521 Nov 1835 Will of Henry Wilding, esquire, proved, establishing trust for his and Mary Sophia Wilding children RichardWill
1839Representatives of Samuel Wilding Thomas Evans House, garden and buildings, 1 rood 9 perchesTithe map and apportionment
1840Thomas Evans, Yew Tree Robson Directory
1841Name Age Occupation Born in CountyCensus
Eleanor Evans 50 Innkeeper No
Jane Evans 26 No
Elizabeth Evans 20 No
Eliza Evans 19 Yes
Henry Evans 25 No
James Evans 25 Joiner Yes
Richard Evans 21 Tailor Yes
Elizabeth Marsh 12 Servant Yes
? Jones 35 Police officer No
1844Eleanor Evans, Yew Tree, Innkeeper Pigot & Co Directory
1849William Hide, Yew Tree, innkeeper Pigot & Co Directory
1850William Hide, Yew Tree, innkeeperSlater Directory
1851William Hide, Yew Tree, victualler Bagshaw Directory
1851Name Age Occupation Born in CountyCensus
William Hide Head, Married 44 Innkeeper Eaton under Heywood
Sarah Hide Wife, Married 46 Hope Bowdler
William Hide Son 5 Eaton under Heywood
Elizabeth Hide Daughter 2 Church Stretton
John Hide Brother 46 Assistant overseer Eaton-under-Heywood
Eliza Wilding Visitor 18 Church Stretton
Mary Gwilt Servant 17 Diddlebury
Maria Jones Servant 14 Leebotwood
Richard Cleaver Lodger 29 Railway Labourer Warmington, Warwickshire
John Davies Lodger 24 Railway Labourer Sheldon, Warwickshire
John Norris Lodger 24 Railway Labourer Finmere, Buckinghamshire
1856William Hide, Yew Tree InnSlater Directory
1856William Hide, Yew Tree Inn and cattle dealerPost Office Directory
1861William Hide, Yew Tree Inn and cattle dealerHarrod Directory
1861Name Status Age Occupation Place of birthCensus
William Hide Head, Married 56 Licenced victualler Eaton
Sarah Hide Wife, Married 58 Hope Bowdler
William Hide Son 15 Eaton
Elizabeth Hide Daughter 12 All Stretton
Eliza Jones Servant 18 Montgomeryshire
Caroline Hill Servant 12 Wolverhampton
Thomas Mathews Servant 15 Church Stretton
18637 Aug 1863 Death of Beriah Botfield
18645 Mar 1864 Admittance of Isabella Botfield, as devisee of will of Beriah Botfield ManorialManorial Records
186618 Aug 1866 Marriage of Isabella Botfield and Alfred SeymourDeeds
1870William Hide, Yew Tree Inn and cattle dealer Post Office Directory
1871William Hide, Yew Tree Inn and cattle dealer Casey's Directory
1871William Hide, Yew Tree Inn and farmer Kelly's Directory
1871Name Status Age OccupationCensus
William Hide Head, Widower 66 Farmer 50 acres Eaton
Elizabeth Hide Daughter 20 Church Stretton
Francis Crowther Servant 12 General Servant Hookagate
Alfred Williams Servant 10 General Servant Condover
1874William Hide, house and land, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1874William Hide, Yew Tree Inn and cattle dealer Casey's Directory
1879William Hide junior, house and land, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1879William Hide, Yew Tree and farmer Kelly's Directory
1880William Hide junior, house and land, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1881William Hide, house and land, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1881Name Status Age OccupationCensus
William Hide Head, Married 35 Innkeeper Tickleton
Mary C Hide Wife, Married 36 Church Stretton
George W Hide Son 8 Church Stretton
John C Hide Son 5 Church Stretton
Alice W Hide Daughter 3 Church Stretton
Frances Hide Daughter 2 Church Stretton
Florence Hide Daughter 4 Months Church Stretton
John Hide Uncle, Widower 78 Tickleton
Samuel Lewis Servant 70 General servant Tickleton
Martha Norrie Servant 21 Domestic servant Soudley
1883William Hide, house and land, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1884William Hide, house and land, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1885Richard Everall, Yew Tree Public House Kelly's Directory
1885Richard Everall, land and tenement, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1886Richard Everall, land and tenement, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1890Richard Everall, land and tenement, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1891Richard Everall, Yew Tree Public HouseKelly's Directory
1891Name Status Age Occupation Place of birthCensus
Richard Everall Head, Married 42 Farmer and Innkeeper Church Stretton
Harriet Everall Wife, Married 28 Eaton under Heywood
Emma Speake Servant 16 Domestic Servant Church Stretton
1895Richard Everall, Yew Tree Public House Kelly's Directory
1896Richard Everall, land and tenement, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
189925 Mar 1899 Sale by Isabella Seymour of Knoyle House, Salisbury to Edward Wright, common brewer, of S Cooper & Co of Burton on Trent for å£1995Deeds
1900Richard Everall, Yew Tree Public House Kelly's Directory
1900Richard Everall, land and tenement, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1901Name Status Age Occupation Place of birthCensus
Richard Everall Head, Married 52 Farmer and innkeeper Church Stretton
Harriet Everall Wife, Married 40 Farmers wife Eaton
Edith Speake Niece 17 Farmers Niece Thornbury, Herefordshire
William Bromley 24 Labourer Church Stretton
1904Richard Everall, land and tenement, All Stretton, occupier Register of Electors
1905Richard Everall, Yew Tree Public House Kelly's Directory
1909Richard Everall, Yew Tree Public House Kelly's Directory
1910Richard Everall, land and tenement, Yew Tree Inn, occupier Register of Electors
1913Richard Everall, land and tenement, Yew Tree Inn, occupier Register of Electors
1914Richard Everall, land and tenement, Yew Tree Inn, occupier Register of Electors
1915Richard Everall, land and tenement, Yew Tree Inn, occupier Register of Electors
1922Arthur Parker, Yew Tree Public House Kelly's Directory
1929Arthur Parker, Yew Tree Public House Kelly's Directory
1934George Deakin, Yew Tree Kelly's Directory
1941George Reginald Deakin, Yew Tree Inn, Secretary All Stretton Bowling Club Kelly's Directory
The Hide Family of the Yew Tree Family Tree