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Peacock, 115 Freemasons Road, Canning Town

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

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At Montesquieu Street before 1896

Peacock, 115 Freemasons Road, Canning Town - in May 1989

Peacock, 115 Freemasons Road, Canning Town - in May 1989

Kindly provided by Kevin Herridge

Known Residents

The following entries are in this format:

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

1870/George Goodchild/../../../Kelly's

1871/George Goodchild/Licensed Victualler/35/Norwich, Norfolk/Census ****
1871/Catherine M Goodchild/Wife/37/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1871/George Goodchild/Son/12/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census

1874/Edwin Richens/../../../Kelly's

1878/James Joseph Fairbairn/../../../Kelly's

1881/John Balaam/Licensed Victualler/46/Little Clacton, Essex/Census
1881/Emma Balaam/Wife/31/London City, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen E. Balaam/Daughter/9/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Balaam/Son/2/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edith Franklin/General Domestic Servant/15/West Ham, Essex/Census

1882/John Balaam/../../../Kelly's

1886/James Piper/../../../Kelly's

1896/John W Massey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/John Massey/Publican/46/West Ham, Essex/Census ****
1901/Jane Massey/Wife/47/Poplar, London/Census
1901/David Massey/Son, Publicans Manager/22/E Greenwich, Kent/Census
1901/Maud Massey/Daughter/14/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Edith Massey/Daughter/17/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Grace Dexter/Barmaid/24/Ireland/Census
1901/Maud Senior/Barmaid/20/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Matilda Phillips/Barmaid/19/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Beatrice Jones/Barmaid/19/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Ada Redfern/General Servant/21/Canning Town, Essex/Census

1902/J W Massey/../../../Kelly's ****

1908/John Walter Massey/../../../Kelly's

1912/Edgar Imray/../../../Kelly's

1917/Edgar Imray/../../../Kelly's

1925/Edgar Imray/../../../Kelly's

1944/Leonard O Golding/../../../Post Office Directory


**** Provided by Kevan


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