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Old Ship, 135 Victoria Dock Road, Canning Town

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Old Ship, 135 Victoria Dock Road, E16 - about 1905 - and I think there is a strong chance that Charles J Emmett is the gentleman in the white shirt standing in the doorway

Old Ship, 135 Victoria Dock Road, E16 - about 1905 - and I think there is a strong chance that Charles J Emmett is the gentleman in the white shirt standing in the doorway.

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Listed address as Lilliput Lane in 1886 & earlier

Known Residents

The following entries are in this format:

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

1871/Elizabeth Edwards/Beer Shop Keeper/37//Census ****
1871/Charles Parker/Lodger, Seaman/28//Census
1871/William ////Census complete

13/9/1872/Elizabeth Edwards/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions ****

1874/Elizabeth Susannah Edwards/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

15/5/1875/Cornelius Carey/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions ****

1878/Cornelius Carey/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1881/Cornelius Carey/Publican & Fireman/44/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1881/Elizabeth Carey/Wife/46/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1881/Charles J. Edwards Carey/Son/14/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlotte Edwards Carey/Daughter/10/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1881/William Russell/Boarder/30/../Census
1881/Cornelius Brown/Boarder/35/../Census
1881/Joseph Crushay/Boarder/40/../Census

1882/Cornelius Carey/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1886/Cornlis Carey/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1890/Mrs Elizabeth Carey/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1891/Elizabeth Carey/Beer Retailer, Widow/55/Southampton, Hampshire/Census ****
1891/Charles James Edwards/Son, Assistant/12/Middlesex/Census
+ Lodgers

1896/Wm Barber/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Charles J Emmett/Beer House Manager/30/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1901/Florence L Emmett/Wife/27/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1901/Robert Emmett/Son/3/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Charles Emmett/Son/1/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Hannah Emmett/Sister/14//Census
1901/Alice Gough/General Servant/14/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1902/Chas Jn Emmett/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Charles John Emmett/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

1922/Alfred John Reed/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

Note: Premises only named in 1901 & Petty Sessions records

** Provided by Stephen Harris

**** Provided by Kevan

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And Last updated on: Friday, 10-Apr-2015 22:49:38 BST