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Black Raven, 185 & 187 Bishopsgate Street, Bishopsgate

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At 136 Bishopsgate Street without in 1851 and up to 1915, before the road was renumbered; At 185 & 187 Bishopsgate Street by 1938; This pub was named the Black Raven until 1975 when it was renamed the Pump. In 1982 it was further renamed the Handpump. The pub was closed and demolished in 1987. This pub was rebuilt in the form shown in the photograph in 1912 as it was in 1986, shortly before demolition. **

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

Black Raven, 185 - 187 Bishopsgate - in 1986

Black Raven, 185 - 187 Bishopsgate - in 1986

Permission from the archives of East London & City CAMRA**

The following entries are in this format:

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

Research on the Hollyman family can be found here as I add to the detail which I can find, and substantiate.

A marriage exists between a Thomas Hollyman and a Jane Carter in 1825 at St Botolph. This Thomas hollyman was born in Bierton, Buckinghamshire about 1797, the older brother of Richard Hollyman.

April 1827/Thomas Hollyman/../../../LV Asylum ****

1828/Thomas Hollyman/Licensed Victualler/../../Baptism of son Richard ****
1828/Jane Hollyman/Wife/../../Baptism of son Richard

1833/Thomas Hollyman/Licensed Victualler/../../Baptism of daughter Emma ****
1833/Jane Hollyman/Wife/../../Baptism of daughter Emma

29th Jan 1835/Thomas Hollyman/victualler and wine and spirit merchant/../../Sun Fire Insurance Records ****

1837/Thomas Hollyman/Publican/../../Baptism of daughter Elizabeth ****
1837/Jane Hollyman/Wife/../../Baptism of daughter Elizabeth

By  1839 Thomas Hollyman is a Publican at Mountfield Place, Kennington  at the baptism of his son, George. The 1841 census lists Jane as a laundress, with little sign of Thomas. By 1847, daughter Elizabeth, and their sons George and Henry are to be found at the Licensed Victuallers school.

1839/Morton Simpson/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/S Morton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

February 1847/James Clarke/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

February 1847/John Dowling/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

February 1849/Henry William Porter/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

February 1849/Jas Hudson Walker/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

September 1849/James Hudson Walker/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

September 1849/Thomas Barber/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1851/Thomas Barber/../../../Post Office ****

1851/Thomas Barber / Head / 32 / Victualler / Shefford, Bedfordshire//1851 census **
1851/Martha Barber / Wife / 35 / Birmingham/1851 census
1851/Ann Fitzgerald / General Servant/ 28 /Ireland/1851 census

1855/Thomas Barber/../../../P.O. Directory **

1856/Thomas Barber/../../../Post Office Directory ****

October 1862/Thomas Barber/Outgoing Licensee/../../Morning Post ****

October 1862/Abraham Shelley/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Post ****

1869/P Jupp/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Peter Jupp/Licensed Victualler/57/Horsham, Sussex/Census ****
1871/Amelia Jupp/Wife/48/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alfred Jupp/Son, Vellum Binder/23/London Town/Census
1871/Stephen Jupp/Son, Pianoforte Tuner/18/London Town/Census
1871/Ambrose Jupp/Son, Barman/17/London Town/Census
1871/Alice Jupp/Daughter/11/Bishopsgate, Middlesex/Census
1871/Agnes Jupp/Daughter/7/Tower, Middlesex/Census
1871/Anna Jupp/Daughter/5/Bishopsgate, Middlesex/Census
1871/Ellen Jupp/Niece/6/Colchester, Essex/Census
1871/Priscilla Allen/Servant/18/Bishopsgate, Middlesex/Census

1881/Thomas Lilly/Publican/33/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Louisa E Lilly/Wife/21/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census

1882/Thomas Lilly/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Thomas Lilly/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/Albert E Cowell/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Augustus Cavers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1893/Alfred Love/../../../P.O. Directory **

1895/Alfred Love/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Samuel Mossman/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Samuel Mossman/Licensed Victualler/39/Bermondsey, London/Census ****
1901/Mary E Mossman/Wife/21/Hackney, London/Census
1901/Mary Mossman/Daughter/2/City, London/Census
1901/Emily A Lee/Barmaid/24/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Matrtha E Keys/Barmaid/29/Woolwich, London/Census
1901/Edward F Buckland/Barman/24/Highbury, London/Census

1902/Samuel Mossman/../../../P.O. Directory **

1906/S T Mossman/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1908/Samuel Mossman/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/Samuel Mossman/../../../Post Office Directory ****

In the 1901 census, Louis Marks and family were at the Mitre, St Martins ***

1911/Louis Marks/Public House Manager, Married 22 years/50/Whitechapel, London/Census ***
1911/Hannah Marks/Wife, Assisting in Business/41/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Ferdinand Marks/Son, Cutter (Tailor)/21/Kilburn, London/Census
1911/Phoebe Marks/Daughter/18/Bermondsey, London/Census
1911/Rachael Marks/Daughter/1/City of London, London/Census

1912/Louis Edward Marks/../../../P.O. Directory **

1934/Improved Public House Co Ltd/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Improved Public House Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory ****

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Janet Robinson

**** Provided By Kevan


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