The pub history sites are regularly updated by Stephen Harris and kevan, plus an 'open' group of like-minded individuals on a daily basis; and anyone is welcome to contribute. We are not a society, but a random group of people with similar interests in mapping the usage of old buildings, public houses, taverns, hotels and Inns through time. Why not join us, there is no cost in getting involved, and any contribution to pub history is welcome.
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Here is a local search of the pub history site, including the 70,000+ web pages & 10,000+ images.
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.
Canning Town index
Also see the History of Canning Town
The following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
1871/Charles Warr/../../../Post Office
1873/Josh Dunn/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1876/Charles W. Kiddy/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1878/Charles Henry Kiddy/../../../Kelly's
1878/Emily Duck/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1880/George Mills/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1881/George Mills/Licensed Victualler/38/Great Baddow, Essex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Mills/Wife/36/St. Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Ann Griffiths/Visitor/36/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Kezia Gilbert/Visitor, Fruiterers Daughter/27/Tonbridge, Kent/Censuss
1894/Francis Follet Osborn/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1896/Francis F Osborn/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1897/Tymothy Clement Thipp/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1899/Jonas Barber/Licensed Victualler/47/Lawford, Essex/Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1899/Elizabeth Barber/Wife/46/Frome, Somerset/Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham*
1899/William Barber/Son, Tinsmith/21/Southampton, Hampshire/Birth Certificate*
1899/Ethel Barber/Daughter, Dressmaker/19/*
1899/John Barber/Son/14/Frome, Somerset/Southampton, Hampshire/Birth Certificate*
1899/Herbert Barber/Son/10/Plaistow, Essex/Birth Certificate*
1899/Frederick Barber/Son/3/Canning Town, Essex/Birth Certificate*
1902/Jonas Barber/../../../Kelly's ****
1908/Henry William Smith/../../../Kelly's
* Provided by Elizabeth Peacey, the granddaughter of Ether Barber
**** Provided by Kevan
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