From the Tithe Apportionment Map of 1846, the occupier of the land owned by the heirs of Cranmer was Robert Stevenson. The land measured 1 rood and 35 square perches.
Landlords from street directories
1839 : George JEFFRIES
1851 : Richard RICHARDS
1855 : John HUNT
1891 : Talbot MASTERS
1911 : William Henry RUSSELL
1918 : Charles SHERER
Landlords from newspaper articles
1918 to 1939 : Robert William SUTTON (source: Mitcham News & Mercury, 21/07/1939 page 1)
From the minutes of the Croydon Rural District Council, New Streets and Buildings Committee, 6th September, 1906, page 280, the owner was stated as Tooting Brewery Co.
From the minutes of the Mitcham Urban District Council, Highways, New Streets and Buildings, and Lighting Committee, Tuesday, 14th September, 1926, page 257, the owner was stated as Style & Winch Ltd.
license transfers. The following licenses were transferred:—The Rose and Crown, Carshalton, from Mary Mawer, deceased, to Charles Mawer, the administrator; the Swan, Mitcham, from Henry Arthur Vickery, deceased, to Alice Vickery ; the Bull, Mitcham, from William Spong to Talbot Masters ; the Ravensbury, Mitcham, from William Wood to George Williams ; the Ship beerhouse, Mitcham, from John Wallis to Thomas Owens; the Goat, Mitcham, from Talbot Masters to Young Waterman,
Source: Sussex Agricultural Express – Tuesday 24 January 1893 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)
When the pub contributed to the Explosion Relief Fund in 1933, the landlord was R. W. Sutton
Minutes of meetings held by the Mitcham Urban and Croydon Rural District Councils are available on request from the Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library.