UK pub history and historical Street directory

Ancient Briton, 22 Glaucus Street, Bromley

Bromley pubs history index

This pub closed in 2005 and was demolished in 2007. At 44 Glaucus Street by 1921 **

The Ancient Briton, in recent years - Kindly provided by Philip Mernick @ http://www.mernick.co.uk/thhol/

The Ancient Briton, in recent years

Kindly provided by Philip Mernick

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

The following entries are in this format:

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

1851/William Harrocks/Beer Shop Keeper/36/Ormskirk, Lancs/Census ***
1851/Margaret Harrocks/Wife/39/Liverpool, Lancs/Census
1851/Elizabeth Hughes/Servant/33/Liverpool, Lancs/Census
1851/William Hughes/Son/2/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census

1861/William Harrocks/Beer Seller/46/Ormskirk, Lancs/Census ***
1861/Margaret Harrocks/Wife/49/Liverpool, Lancs/Census
1861/Margaret Moss/Niece, General Servant/24/Liverpool, Lancs/Census
1861/William Hughes/Nephew/12/Mile End, Middlesex/Census

Will of William Hayns, written in 1865:
“This is the last Will and Testament of me William Hayns of 5 Glaucus Street, Devons Road, Bromley in the County of Middlesex House Builder ... ... I also give and bequeath to my daughter Matilda Dodds of No. 2 Glaucus Street Bromley Middlesex my three leasehold houses situated and being No. 1 a beerhouse known as the Ancient Britton also two house adjoining being Nos. two and three Glaucus Street Bromley Middlesex during her natural life for her own sole and separate use free from her present or any future husbands control or interference “ ***

1871/William Harrocks/Beer Seller/56/Ormskirk, Lancs/Census ***
1871/Mary Harrocks/Wife/41/Bristoil. Somerset/Census
1871/John W Adams/Nephew/7/Southwark, Surrey/Census

1881/John Rand/Beer House Keeper/36/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Sarah Rand/Wife/36/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Rand/Son/15/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sara Rand/Daughter/12/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Rand/Daughter/7/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Samuel Rand/Son/5/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

1891/Samuel Evans/Publican/38/Limehouse, London/Census ***
1891/Sarah Evans/Wife/35/Poplar, London/Census
1891/Emma Evans/Daughter/18/Poplar, London/Census

1921/Benjamin Clarke/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Wm A Aldridge/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Wm J Cavanagh/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****


** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Marianne Haynes

**** Provided By Kevan

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And Last updated on: Friday, 27-Jun-2014 23:29:43 BST