UK pub history and historical Street directory

Magnet, 194 West Ferry Road, Poplar

Poplar pub history index

aka Magnet & Dewdrop in 1944; This pub was re-named the Telegraph in 1985. It closed in 1995 and was demolished in 2001. **

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Poplar, London  - in East London. The Poplar, 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.

1878/Elizabeth Ann Kidd / Beer House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1878/Margaret Kidd / Daughter /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1881/James Kidd/Blacksmith & Beer Seller/52/Fife, Scotland/Census****
1881/Elizabeth A Kidd/Wife/35/St Giles, Middlesex/Census
1881/David Kidd/Son, Engineer Fitter/22/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Margaret A Kidd/Daughter, Inn Servant/18/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Kidd/Son/16/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth A Kidd/Daughter/13/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/John P Kidd/Son/8/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Robert H Kidd/Son/6/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Joseph W Kidd/Son/4/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth M Kidd/Daughter/1/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Isabella F Kidd/Daughter/2 months/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Steward/Boarder, Engineer Fitter/56/Glasgow, Scotland/Census

1882/Wm Charles Gill/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Patrick Flynn/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Patrick Flynn/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/Patrick Hayes/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Patrick Hayes/Beer Retailer/58/Ireland/Census ****
1901/Mary Hayes/Wife/50/Ireland/Census
1901/Martin Hayes/Son, Potman/23/Wapping, London/Census
1901/James Hayes/Son, Barman/19/Wapping, London/Census
1901/Margaret Hayes/Daughter/13/Wapping, London/Census
1901/Scissey Hasney/Domestic Servant/17/Ireland/Census

1910/Thos Fredk Waters/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Ernest John Durling/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Ernest John Durling/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Edward Wm Bishop/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

1944/Mrs Jane C Spooner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1960/Henry George Hurley / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 19 January 1962 **

1971/../Magnet & Dewdrop, 194 West Ferry Road/../../Pub Directory

1983/../Magnet & Dewdrop, 194 West Ferry Road/../../Pub Directory


** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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And Last updated on: Sunday, 06-Jul-2014 01:04:31 BST