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Sun & Sawyers, 241 High Street, Poplar

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This pub was established in around 1750 as the Rising Sun, becoming the Sun & Sawyers around ten years later when the Rising Sun name was transferred to another pub nearby. At 168 Poplar High Street before 1871 and renumbering; aka Exchange Tavern and Exchange Hotel. **

The poplar High Street Historical Directory

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.

1764/Richard Newcombe/../../../Survey of London **

1816/John Gill / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, at Guildhall Library **

1824/Kirby/../../../records of Sun Fire Office Ė held at Guildhall Library **

1834/Hugh Gill / Formerly Victualler, Fisherman & Smack Owner /../../London Gazette, 10 January 1834 **

1835/W C Gill/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1839/Peter Gee/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1842/H Farnes/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1851/Henry Farnes/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/George Heaverman/Victualler/26/Middlesex/Census ****
1851/Elizabeth Heaverman/Wife/33/Middlesex/Census
1851/Frederick Nicholson/Servant/18/Middlesex/Census

January 1854/George Heaverman/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

January 1854/Henry Levy/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1855/Henry Levy / Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era, Sunday 15 July 1855 **

1855/James Arter / Incoming Licensee /../../The Era, Sunday 15 July 1855 **

1856/Jas Arter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/James Arter/Victualler/51/Gravesend, Kent/Census ****
1861/Janet Arter/Wife/41/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1861/Ann Sabill/Barmaid/22/North Ockendon, Essex/Census

1862/James Arter/../../../Post Office Directory **

July 1865/James Arter/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1865/George West/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

In his will proved 1878 London, Richard Beynon Meek left his copyhold public house 'being known as the Sun & Sawyers Public House High Street Poplar' to his son Richard Meek.  Richard Beynon Meek was at the time of his death a Licensed Victualler at the Marlborough Hotel, Upper Holloway and had previously been landlord of The Vine, Highgate Road Kentish Town. ***

1869/George West/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/George West/Publican, Widow/60/Bradwell, Essex/Census ****
1881/James West/Son, Engineer/23/Cubit Town, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Ann Dixon/Daughter, Widow/40/Cubit Town, Middlesex/Census

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

1891/Henry Wickes jun/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Henry Wickes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Henry Wickes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Harry F Searly/Manager Public House/36/Dalston/Census ****
1901/Louisa M Searly/Wife/27/Kennington/Census
1901/Ethel D Searly/Daughter/6 months/Poplar/Census
1901/Ada Baker/Barmaid/22/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1901/Florence Baker/Housemaid/20/Islington, London/Census
1901/Emma Cowley/Cook, Widow/63/Finningham, Suffolk/Census
1901/James H Smith/Potman/17/Hammersmith, London/Census

1910/Mrs Georgina Wickes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Jas Edwards Radford/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Andrew Dempster/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Mrs Amy Pluckrose/../../../Post Office Directory ****


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*** Provided by Josephine Meek

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And Last updated on: Saturday, 15-Jul-2017 21:36:23 BST