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In 1866 the address was given as 1 Drayton Grove. This pub stands at the junction of Old Brompton Road and Drayton Gardens. It was first licensed in 1847 and rebuilt in its present form in 1891. Then at 89 Thistle Grove before 1891, then 89 Drayton Gardens before 1899, and 2 Drayton Gardens by 1899 until 1938. The address alters to 153 Old Brompton Road in 1944. **
Kensington pub index
A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Kensington, London. This includes a massive area of London, including Brompton, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, Kensal Town, parts of Fulham Road , Portobello Road etc. The Kensington Public House Trade Directory uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
Drayton Arms, 153 Old Brompton Road, SW5 - in January 2009
Kindly providd by Stephen Harris
The following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
1866/Charles Joseph Edmonds/../../../Post Office Directory **
1881/Alfred Kay/Licensed Victualler/26/London, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Emily Kay/Wife/29/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred J Kay/Son/3/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Herbert G Kay/Son/1/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Louisa Millett/Barmaid/47/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Wm H Chapman/Barman/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Susanna Cresswell/Cook/22/Norwood, Surrey/Census
1881/Geo H E Barron/Potman/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily Andrews/Nurse Maid/15/Hammersmith/Census
1882/Alfred Kay/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1884/Alfred Kay/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1891/William Pierce Batchelor/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1895/Thomas Newman & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1899/Albert Ardley/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1912/Mrs Bessie Elizabeth Podger/../../../Post Office Directory **
1938/Mrs Nellie Light/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1944/Herman Witney/../../../Post Office Directory ****
** Provided By Stephen Harris
**** Provided By Kevan