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Huntingdon Arms, 66 Burke Street, Canning Town E16

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At 22 Burke Street in 1881 & 1891, and at 66 Burke Street by 1902 ***

This pub closed in 1986 and was used for a while as a launderette - but now appears to be empty **

Huntingdon Arms, 66 Burke Street - in December 2006

Huntingdon Arms, 66 Burke Street - in December 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Known Residents

The following entries are in this format:

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

Harriet (Listed as Hannah in the census) Lowe's maiden name was Griffiths and it was quiet common for male sons to have the mothers maiden name incorporated as part of their full name.
Mirriam Eleanor Lowe is my Great Grandmother who went on to marry William Jabez Cole my Great Grandfather. They married Tuesday July 5th 1898. He is Publican/Resident at The Roding Hotel, Leigh Road, East Ham between 1912 & 1917. William Jabez Cole died on 22/07/1918, a newspaper cutting from a local newspaper shows the magistrate granting permission for his wife Mirriam Eleanor Cole to carry on with the business and had the license transferred to her name. From the 1901 Census William and Mirriam Cole lived in The Flying Scud 76 Rathbone Street. John Thomas Lowe is at the Bell & Anchor by 1901. ***

1881/John Lowe/Oilman/38/Rowley, Stafford/Census ***
1881/Hannah Griffiths Lowe/Wife/32/Rowley, Stafford/Census
1881/Benj Griffiths Lowe/Son/11/Middlesbrough, Yorkshire/Census
1881/Arthur Griffiths Lowe/Son/9/Middlesbrough, Yorkshire/Census
1881/Miriam Eleanor Lowe/Daughter/7/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1881/Martha Lowe/Daughter/5/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1881/Prudence Lowe/Daughter/3/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1881/John Thomas Lowe/Son/1/Canning Town, Essex/Census

1891/John Lowe/Licensed Victualler/49/Rowley Regis, Staffordshire/Census ***
1891/Harriet Lowe/Wife/42/Cradley Heath, Staffordshire/Census
1891/Benjamin Griffiths Lowe/Son/21/Middlesbrough, Yorkshire/Census
1891/Arthur Griffiths Lowe/Son, Engineer/19/Middlesbrough, Yorkshire/Census
1891/Mirriam Eleanor Lowe/Daughter, Assistant/17/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1891/Martha Lowe/Daughter, Apprentice Dressmaker/15/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1891/Prudence Lowe/Daughter, Apprentice Dressmaker/13/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1891/John Thomas Griffiths Lowe/Son/11/Canning Town, Essex/Census

Martha Lowe went on to marry George Arthur Smith (of the G. A. Smith & Son dynasty) in 1895 West Ham later at the Denmark Arms, whilst Martha’s sister Prudence Lowe went on to marry Harry Adam Smith the younger brother of George Arthur Smith, in 1899 West Ham. From the 1901 Census Prudence and Harry Smith were at The Abbey Arms Tavern, 384 Barking Road ***

1896/John Lowe/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Thomas W Moorley/Licensed Victualler/42/Islington/Census ****
1901/Ellen Moorley/Wife/39/Clapton, London/Census
1901/Thomas G Moorley/Son/16/Walthamstow, Essex/Census
1901/George A Moorley/Son/14/Walthamstow, Essex/Census
1901/Herbert R Moorley/Son/11/Walthamstow, Essex/Census
1901/Ernest W Moorley/Son/7/Walthamstow, Essex/Census
1901/William Watson/Barman/19/Canning Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Annie Watson/General Servant/20/Canning Town, West Ham/Census

1902/T W Moorley/../../../Kelly's ****

1912/Thomas William Moorley/../../../Kelly's

1917/Ernest A. Stratton/../../../Kelly's

1925/Frederick Shipp/../../../Kelly's

1934/James William Plummer/../../../Kelly's ****

Harriet (Listed as Hannah in the census) Lowe's maiden name was Griffiths and it was quiet common for male sons to have the mothers maiden name incorporated as part of their full name.
Mirriam Eleanor Lowe is my Great Grandmother who went on to marry William Jabez Cole my Great Grandfather. They married Tuesday July 5th 1898. He is Publican/Resident at The Roding Hotel, Leigh Road, East Ham between 1912 & 1917. William Jabez Cole died on 22/07/1918, a newspaper cutting from a local newspaper shows the magistrate granting permission for his wife Mirriam Eleanor Cole to carry on with the business and had the license transferred to her name. From the 1901 Census William and Mirriam Cole lived in The Flying Scud 76 Rathbone Street.John Thomas Lowe is at the Bell & Anchor by 1901.

** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Lee Cole

**** Provided by Kevan

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