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Fishing Smack, 96 Abbey Road, Barking

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A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Essex. The  Essex listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Address formerly given as 98 Fisher Street and 30 Fisher Street. This pub was rebuilt in 1901 after being badly damaged by an explosion at a nearby factory. By 1911, the address is at 96 Abbey Road Barking. The address is listed as Fisher Street up to 1910, as 98 Fisher Street in 1891, and as 96 Abbey Road in 1911. *+

The picture is of the Fishing Smack pre 1899 before the boiler explosion. The man in the bowler hat is the landlord, Henry Seabrook. I have been told that one of the three ladies in the window above is his wife, and the other two her sisters. One of the little boys on the left is my grandfather, James G Blyth.

The picture is of the Fishing Smack pre 1899 before the boiler explosion. The man in the bowler hat is the landlord, Henry Seabrook. I have been told that one of the three ladies in the window above is his wife, and the other two her sisters. One of the little boys on the left is my grandfather, James G Blyth.
The photograph was provided by my father, James E R Blyth, to a book called 'Barking 100 years ago' by Herbert Hope Lockwood, published privately by the author in 1990. ***

Fishing Smack, Fisher Street, Barking  - Public Houses, Taverns & Inns in Essex, Genealogy, Trade Directories & Census + Censusology

Fishing Smack, Fisher Street, Barking

Taken from a Photograph supplied by The Department of Education, Arts & Libraries, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1855/R. Bauckham/../../../Kelly's*

1861/Robert Bauckham/Beer Seller/57/Rochester, Kent/Census ****
1861/Mary Ann Bauckham/Wife/48/Harwich, Essex/Census
1861/Ann Lucy/Domestic Servant/19/Barking, Essex/Census

1862/Robert Bauckham/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1863 / My. Bauckham / beer house keeper / .. / .. / White's Directory *+

1867/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1870/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1871/Henry Seabrook/../../../Post Office

1871/Henry Seabrook/Licensed Victualler & Blacksmith/37/Barking/Census
1871/Elizabeth Seabrook/Wife/36/Barking/Census
1871/Henry Seabrook/Son/14/Barking/Census
1871/Clara Seabrook/Daughter/10/Barking/Census
1871/Alice Seabrook/Daughter/8/Barking/Census
1871/William Seabrook/Son/5/Barking/Census
1871/Emily Seabrook/Daughter/5/Barking/Census
1871/Ellen Seabrook/Daughter/3/Barking/Census
1871/Thomas Seabrook/Son/1/Barking/Census
1871/Ann Seabrook/Mother, Widow/73/St Albans/Census

1872/Henry Seabrooke/../../../The Essex Annual **

1874/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1878/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1881/Henry Seabrook/Licensed Victualler/47/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Seabrook/Wife/45/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/Alice Seabrook/Daughter, Dressmaker/17/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/William Seabrook/Son/14/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/Emily Seabrook/Daughter/14/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/Thomas Seabrook/Son/10/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/James Seabrook/Son/6/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/Ernest Seabrook/Son/4/Barking, Essex/Census
1881/Alice Brown/General Servant/15/Barking, Essex/Census

1882/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1886/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1890 / Henry Seabrook / .. / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *+

1891/Henry Seabrook/Blacksmith/57/Barking, Essex/Census
1891/Elizabeth C Seabrook/Wife/54/Barking, Essex/Census
1891/Emily Seabrook/Daughter/24/Barking, Essex/Census
1891/Ellen Seabrook/Daughter/22/Barking, Essex/Census
1891/Thomas Seabrook/Son, Helper/21/Barking, Essex/Census
1891/James Seabrook/Son, Marine Engineer/17/Barking, Essex/Census

1894/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1895/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1896/Henry Seabrook/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1898/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

1899/Henry Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

06/1/1900/Elizabeth Charlotte Seabrook/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1901/Elizabeth C. Seabrook/../../../Census*

James G Blyth was my grandfather.  ***

1901/Elizabeth C Seabrook/Licensed Victualler, Widow/66/Barking, Essex/Census
1901/Emily A Seabrook/Daughter, Barmaid/34/Barking, Essex/Census
1901/Thomas Seabrook/Son, Potman/31/Barking, Essex/Census
1901/James G Blyth/Grandson/7/Barking, Essex/Census

1902/Elizabeth Charlotte Seabrook/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1902/Mrs. Elizabeth C Seabrook/../../../Kelly's ****

1906 / Elizabeth Charlotte Seabrook / .. / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *+

1908/Mrs. Elizabeth Charlotte Seabrook/../../../Kelly's

05/1/1907/Robert Arthur Percy Oliver/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1910 / Robert Oliver / .. / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *+

1911/Robert Oliver/Licensed Victualler/34/West Thurrock, Essex/Census ****
1911/Minnie Oliver/Wife, Assistant/35/Grays, Essex/Census
1911/Fred Wells/Servant/21/Barking, Essex/Census
1911/Ada Wells/Servant/15/Barking, Essex/Census
1911/Rachel Hall/Mother in Law, Widow/69/Grays, Essex/Census
1911/Bertha Oliver/Daughter/9/Barking, Essex/Census

1912/Robert Oliver/../../../Kelly's

06/4/1912/Walter Flight/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1914/Walter Flight/../../../Kelly's

29/4/1916/Harry Bingley Arnold/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1917/Harry B. Arnold/../../../Kelly's

26/1/1918/Ernest Jackson Moore Seabrook/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1922 / Ernest Seabrook / .. / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *+

07/3/1925/Charles William West/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1929 / Charles William West / .. / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *+

23/4/1930/Christopher Crawley/../../../Petty Sessions ****

20/7/1932/Ernest James Wallis & Percy James Keys/../../../Petty Sessions ****

20/9/1933/Ernest James Wallis & George James Applebee/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1937/Ernest J Wallis & George Applebee/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

* Provided by the Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900

*+ Provided by Ewan

** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Christine Horrix

**** Provided by Kevan

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