The UK Pub history site and street directory, plus research of pubs, publicans, hotels and beer houses

The outline of the pub history site is to list ALL pubs of the last 200 years with detailed information on each, including their occupants and staff members; i.e. it is a genealogical search tool. It is never exhaustive, but it's pretty damned good so far. Please help me make it better if you have anything to add. Use the search engine to find pubs by name, publicans and bar staff by name, or just use it as a historical street directory - all detail on one site of about 50 thousand pages and over 10 thousand images. The site lists all counties in England, but some are sparse in content, whilst London and the South is very well documented. Use the links above to traverse the site; and if a search fails, type your search into google, find the relevant page on Ewans pubology site and it brings you back here again!


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White Swan, 85 & 87 Greenwich Road, Greenwich SE10

At 3 Greenwich Road in the 1871 census. Often also listed as the Swan Tavern. This pub is now renamed Millers, but currently closed. **

Greenwich Index

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

White Swan, 85/87 Greenwich High Road, SE10 - in June 2008

White Swan, 85/87 Greenwich High Road, SE10 - in June 2008

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris


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The following entries are in this format:

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

1826/Js Ward/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1832 - 34/Edward Jones/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1840/George Carter/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/Arth C J Parker/../../../Post Office Directory **

1852/James Calvert/../../../Archdeacons Directory ****

1858/John Cook/../../../Melvilles Directory ****

1862/J Cook/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1867/P Parfrey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Philip Parfrey/Licensed Victualler, Widow/50/Faversham, Kent/Census ****
1871/Eliza Parfrey/Daughter/29/Pimlico/Census
1871/Susan D Parfrey/Daughter/27/Pimlico/Census
1871/Elizth Parfrey/Daughter/20/Pimlico/Census
1871/Sarah A Parfrey/Daughter/19/Pimlico/Census
1871/Wm Parfrey/Son/13/Edmonton/Census
1871/Henry Parfrey/Son/11/Edmonton/Census
1871/Helen Larking/Servant/17/Greenwich/Census

August 1872/Algernon Meekins/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

August 1872/John Todd/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1874/John Woods/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/Walter Tucker/Licensed Victualler/36/Weston Super Mare, Somerset/Census ****
1881/Angelina Tucker/Wife/34/Icclesham, Sussex/Census
1881/William E Tucker/Son/8/Kennington, Surrey/Census
1881/Walter F Tucker/Son/6/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/Amelia E Tucker/Daughter/4/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/Anniel Tucker/Daughter/2/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Lillian M Tucker/Daughter/1/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Infant Tucker/Daughter/2 weeks/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Annie Robinson/Sister In Law/22/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Caroline E Sansom/Domestic Servant/16/Walworth, Surrey/Census

1882/George Endcox/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Thomas Austin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Thomas Austin/Licensed Victualler/40/London/Census ****
1891/Ann Austin/Wife/36/Poplar, London/Census
1891/Charlotte Austin/Daughter/13/Lambeth/Census
1891/Thomas C Austin/Son/5/Greenwich, Kent/Census

1896/T Austin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Wm Dring/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1904/Chas Squires & Son/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1905/Chas Squires & Son/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1908/George Fowler/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/George Robert Luck/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Albert Scott Newell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1919/Ernest Hyman Levy/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Chas Thos Gammie/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Arthur C J Parker/../../../Post Office Directory ****


** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


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