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Castle, 205 Old Kent Road, Southwark St George Martyr, London

Southwark St George Martyr index

Before proper numbering of Old Kent Road, the Castle was at Youls Place, Old Kent Road.

Castle 205 Old Kent Road, there was a pub on the site on a map dated 1745, local legend has it that it was named from Oliver Cromwell's fort nearby, its name was changed to the Gin Palace circa 1985.  **

The Castle, Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1 - an earlier picture

The Castle, Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1 - an earlier picture

Kindly provided by Tony Page

Castle, 205 - 209 Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1

Castle, 205 - 209 Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1

Kindly provided by Paul Prior

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Southwark St George Martyr, Surrey,  London. The Southwark St George Martyr, Surrey , 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.

1825/John Phillips/../../../Victuallers Recognizance ****

1848/John Knowles/Castle, Youls Place, Old Kent Road/../../Post Office Directory ****

1851/John Knowles/Castle, Youls Place, Old Kent Road/../../Kellys Directory ****

September1850/John Knowles/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1850/George John Spreadbury/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

My third Great-grand father George John Spreadbury was the Licensed Victualler (Publican) here at the time of his death on the 24th April 1861. Prior to being at the Castle, he is a licensed victualler at the King Johns Head, Abbey Street, in Bermondsey. *

30 March 1851/Emma, daughter of George John & Sarah Spreadbury, Old Kent Road - Victualler./Baptism

1851/George J Spreadbury/Licensed Victualler/38/Stones End, Surrey/Census
1851/Sarah Spreadbury/Wife/36/Somerset/Census
1851/Sarah Spreadbury/Daughter/13/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Lousia Spreadbury/Daughter/4/Bermondsey, surrey/Census
1851/Emma E Spreadbury/Daughter/1 month/St George Southwark, Surrey/Census
1851/Prudence Chard/Nurse/59/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1851/Phillip Friend/Barman/21/Lambeth, Surrey/Census

1856/George John Spreadbury/Castle, Youls Place, Old Kent Road/../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/George Spreadbury/Publican, Widow/48/Southwark, Surrey/Census *
1861/Thomas Spreadbury/Son, Lawyers Clerk/17/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Lousia Spreadbury/Daughter/14/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1861/Julia E Grick/Housekeeper/32/Strand, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Sampson/Barman/18/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/Elizabeth Grunsdell/Servant/20/Strand, Middlesex/Census

27 May 1861 - The Will with a codicil of George John Spreadbury late of the Castle Inn Old Kent Road in the County of Surrey Licensed Victualler deceased who died 24 April 1861 at the Castle Inn aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Alexander Wilkinson of Spitalfields in the County of Middlesex Gentleman one of the executors. *

1869/John Ashby/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/John Ashby/Licensed Victualler, Widow/67/Beddington, Surrey/Census ****
1881/Agnes Ashby/Daughter/25/Wimbledon, Surrey/Census
1881/Allen Ashby/Nephew, Barman/29/Tulsedale, Surrey/Census
1881/Frank Shelley/Barman/29/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/George Napper/Barman/23/Gosport, Hampshire/Census
1881/Fredrick Griggs/Barman/18/Soho, Middlesex/Census
1881/Julia Allen/Cook/24/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1882/John Ashby/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/William Steer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Samuel William Steer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/John F Shepherd/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Thomas Manning Trood/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/Edward Henry Westley/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Frederick Enoch Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Joseph D Dovey/../../../Hughes Directory ****

1938/Arnold Alfred Nelson/../../../Hughes Directory ****


* Provided By Jan Novotny

** Provided By Bill Rigby

**** Provided By Kevan

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