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Princess Alexandra, 186 Barking Road, Canning Town E16

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It was rebuilt following World War II, and now at 219 Barking Road **

Princess Alexandra, 219 Barking Road - in January 2007

Princess Alexandra, 219 Barking Road - in January 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The Alex, 219 Barking Road E16 - in January 2016

The Alex, 219 Barking Road E16 - in January 2016

Residents at this address

1867/Charles William Nicoll/../../../Post Office

1870/Charles William Nicoll/../../../Kelly's

1871/Charles W Nicoll/Publican/37/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1871/Susannah Nicoll/Wife/31/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1871/George W Nicoll/Son/7/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/James E Nicoll/Son/5/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/Walter J Nicoll/Son/2/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Baker/Domestic Servant/21/Highgate, Middlesex/Census
1871/Robert Stoper/Potman/28/Paddington, Middlesex/Census

1874/Charles William Nickoll/../../../Kelly's

1878/Charles William Nicoll/../../../Kelly's

1881/Charles W. Nicoll/Licenced Victualler/47/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1881/Susan H. Nicoll/Wife/41/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1881/Charles A. Nicoll/Son/20//Box, MiddlesexCensus
1881/George W. Nicoll/Son, Clerk/18/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/James Edward Nicoll/Son/16/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/Walt Nicoll/Son/12/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/Susan H. /Daughter/9/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/William F. Nicoll/Son/3/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/Fanny Pigeram/General Servant/16/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/Eliza Barnett/General Servant/24/Stratford, Essex/Census

1882/Charles William Nicoll/../../../Kelly's

1886/Robert Fielder/../../../Kelly's

1891/Richard Dipple/Licensed Victualler/49/London/Census
1891/Amelia Dipple/Wife/42/London/Census
1891/Amelia A Dipple/Daughter/20/Stepney/Census
1891/Richard E Dipple/Son/16/Stepney/Census
1891/Harry A Dipple/Son/15/Stepney/Census
1891/Percy H Dipple/Son/13/St Georges/Census
1891/Horace S Dipple/Son/11/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1891/Edgar Dipple/Son/10/Spitalfields/Census
1891/Herbert Dipple/Son/8/Spitalfields/Census
1891/Jack Dipple/Son/3/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1891/William Neilson/Barman/19/London/Census
1891/Percy Hindes/Barman/18/London/Census
1891/Albert Nuttall/Barman/17/London/Census
1891/Clara Paxton/General Servant/25/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1896/Rd Dipple/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Horace S Dipple/Licensed Victualler/21/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Edgar K Dipple/Licensed Victualler, Brother/20/Spitalfields, London/Census
1901/Herbert F Lee/Barman Attendant/27/Borough, London/Census
1901/Annie V P Gaster/Barmaid/28/Tottenham, Middesex/Census
1901/Constance Taylor/House Keeper/38/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1901/Charlotte M Andrews/Barmaid/21/Lewisham, Kent/Census
1901/Charles Godfrey/Barman/17/Shepherds Bush/Census
1901/Rose Cook/Barmaid/19/Plumstead, London/Census
1901/William J Wood/Barman/20/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1901/Frederick Clarke/Barman/18/Woodford, Essex/Census

1902/Richard Dipple/../../../Kelly's

1908/Richard Dipple/../../../Kelly's

1911/Percy Hector Dipple/Publican/33/St Georges in the East, London/Census
1911/Francis Margaret/Wife/27/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1911/Percy Edward/Son/10 months/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1911/Percy William Frost/Head Barman/33/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1911/Henry Lutjen/Barman/17/Hoxton, London/Census
1911/William Arthur Mills/Barman/24/Walworth, London/Census
1911/Joseph Robert KIng/Barman/19/Stepney, London/Census
1911/Annie Emily Cavanagh/Barmaid/23/Villierstown, Waterford, Ireland/Census
1911/Grace Catharine Hooper/Barmaid/21/Leyton, Essex/Census
1911/Ellen Josephine Carney/Barmaid/27/Southwark, London/Census
1911/Mary Duff/Cook/24/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Amelia Alice Charman/Housemaid/24/Weedon, Northamptonshire/Census
1911/Gertrude Amelia Hyde/Nursemaid/18/West Ham, Essex/Census

1912/Richard Dipple/../../../Kelly's

1917/Richard Dipple/../../../Kelly's

1925/Percy Hector Dipple/../../../Kelly's

1938/Jacob Cooke/../../../Post Office Directory

When this pub was bombed during WWII, it was being run by my great aunt Lily Cooke and her husband Jack. Lily was the only person killed by the bomb which fell on 16 March 1941. *

* Provided By Sue Sinkinson

** Provided By Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Thursday, 23-Jun-2022 14:33:12 BST