The outline of the pub history site is to list ALL pubs of the last 200 years with detailed information on each, including their occupants and staff members; i.e. it is a genealogical search tool. It is never exhaustive, but it's pretty damned good so far. Please help me make it better if you have anything to add. Use the search engine to find pubs by name, publicans and bar staff by name, or just use it as a historical street directory - all detail on one site of about 50 thousand pages and over 10 thousand images. The site lists all counties in England, but some are sparse in content, whilst London and the South is very well documented. Use the links above to traverse the site; and if a search fails, type your search into google, find the relevant page on Ewans pubology site and it brings you back here again!Pub history Home - Pub history Menu - Email the pub history admin
My family arrived in Romford in the 1890's and stayed! In fact, all my family links are tied into Romford, so I thought a little time spent on the area, probably worthwhile. We moved all the way to Hornchurch in the early 1970's.
A plethora of information can be gleaned from these pages; try the search engine at the bottom of each page, too, it all helps. A few personal recollections of Romford to follow. Plus a few Trade Directories to introduce the area! Plus, an insight to the working of Sainsbury & local politics.
Private Residents in Romford in 1855 - Private Residents
1886 Hamlets of Romford - e.g. Collier Row, Hare Street, Noak Hill, Romford Common, Rush Green & Squirrels Heath
Romford Market place in 1904
Kindly provided by Colleen
And lots more street scenes of Romford
There is a superb dancing school on the Romford - Hornchurch borders- Anthony Clifford Studios - this is not a history link