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Abbey Arms, 484 Barking Road, Plaistow

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This pub was originally built in 1742 and named at that time the 'Crown'. It was re-built in its present form in 1882, listed at 384 Barking Road in 1891 to 1901 .The pub remains open as seen in January 2007. ***

Abbey Arms, 484 Barking Road, Plaistow - in January 2007

Abbey Arms, 484 Barking Road, Plaistow - in January 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The Abbey, 484 Barking Road, Plaistow - in 2016

The Abbey, 484 Barking Road, Plaistow - in 2016

The Abbey, 484 Barking Road, Plaistow - in 2019

The Abbey, 484 Barking Road, Plaistow - in 2019

Residents at this address

1826/Thomas Cobley/../../../Pigots Directory

1828/Thomas Cobley/Licensee/../../Alehouse Recognizances*

1828-9/Thomas Cobley/../../../Pigots Directory

1832-3/Thomas Cobley/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/Thomas Kerry/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/Thomas Merry/Victualler/36/../Census
1841/Mary A Merry/../33/../Census
1841/Henry Merry/../15/Essex/Census
1841/Mary A Merry/../14/Essex/Census
1841/Thomas Merry/../7/../Census
1841/Daniel Merry/../4/../Census
1841/Clara Monk/Female Servant/17/../Census
1841/Sarah Merry/Female Servant/22/../Census
1841/Ebenezer West/Male Servant/16/Essex/Census
1841/James Simmons/Blacksmith/23/../Census

1845/Thomas Merry/../../../Post Office Directory

1848/Thomas Merry/../../../Whites Directory

1851/Henry Merry/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Henry Merry/victualler/25/Stratford, Essex/Census **
1851/Daniel M Merry/brother/14/Bow, Middlesex/Census **
1851/Clarisia Monk/relation, barmaid/27/Bromley, Middlesex/Census **
1851/James Haydon/potman/23/West Ham, Essex/Census **
1851/Richard White/horse keeper/27/West Ham, Essex/Census **
1851/Ann Yeo/housemaid/22/Plaistow, Essex/Census **
1851/Joseph Hammett/lodger, gardener/50/Fulham, Middlesex/Census **

1855/William Dawson/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William Dawson/Licenced Victualler/35/Whitechapel, Middx/Census
1861/Maria Dawson/Wife/35/Betston, Staffs/Census
1861/Maria Williams/Visitor/14/Smethwick, Staffs/Census
1861/Sarah Culon/Servant/21/Canewdon, Essex/Census
1861/John Links/Pot man/38/Shadwell, Middx/Census
1861/Richard Luxford/Lodger, Jobbing Smith/25/Kent/Census

1862/William Dawson/../../../Kellys Directory

1867/William Dawson/../../../Post Office Directory

1867/Mr William Dawson/../../../LV Association

1870/William Dawson/../../../Kellys Directory

1871/William Dawson/Licensed Victualler/45/Aldgate, Middx/Census
1871/Mary Ann/Niece, Barmaid/17/Aldgate, Middx/Census
1871/Margaret Maybury/Niece, Dress Maker/17/Bilston, Staffs/Census
1871/Mary A W Clements/General Servant/19/Dover, Kent/Census
1871/John Pullin/Pot man/22/Gt Walton, Essex/Census

1874/William Dawson/../../../Kellys Directory

1878/George Graham/../../../Kellys Directory

1881/George Graham/Licensed Victualler/46/Durham/Census
1881/George R. Graham/Son/16/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1881/John C. Graham/Son/12/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1881/Henry J. Graham/Son/10/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1881/Hannah Graham/Sister in Law, Housekeeper/57/Stockton, Durham/Census
1881/Hannah Graham/Niece, Servant/15/Newcastle/Census
1881/Richard Williams/Inn Servant/42/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1881/Agnes Millen/Servant/21/Plaistow, Essex/Census

1882/George Graham/../../../Kellys Directory

1886/H. Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1891/William D Golding/Licensed Victualler/23/Millwall, London/Census
1891/Ellen S Golding/Wife/21/Mile End, London/Census
1891/Olive Baldwin/Barmaid/22/Poplar, London/Census
1891/Lily Hallett/Barmaid/23/Poplar, London/Census
1891/Isabella Moore/Barmaid/19/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Susan Cranmore/Domestic Servant/23/Poplar, London/Census
1891/Sarah Mardell/Domestic Servant/20/Upton, Essex/Census
1891/Walter Baker/Cellerman/21/Broxted, Essex/Census
1891/Alfred Bell/Errand Boy/16/Romford, Essex/Census

1896/W D Golding/Manager/../../Post Office Directory

Prudence Lowe married Harry Adam Smith the younger brother of George Arthur Smith, in 1899 West Ham, she can be found at the Huntingdon Arms in earlier census****

1901/Harry A Smith/Manager of Tavern/24/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census ****
1901/Prudence Smith/Wife/24/Plaistow, West Ham/Census
1901/Nellie Smith/Daughter/8 months/Plaistow, West Ham/Census
1901/Ruth Jones/Barmaid/23/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1901/Mary Chandler/Barmaid/21/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1901/Florence Shannon/Barmaid/21/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1901/Lillie Watts/Barmaid/19/Clapton, Middlesex/Census
1901/Maud Demuth/Barmaid/19/Canning Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Ellen A Lehay/Cook/24/Nottingham, Notts/Census
1901/George Lawrence/Groom/17/East Ham, Essex/Census

1902/Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1906/Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1908/Harry Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1912/Harry Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1914/Harry Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1917/Harry Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1921/Harry A Smith/../../../Hughes Directory

1922/Harry Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1925/Harry Adam Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1934/Geo Thos Bradstock/../../../Kellys Directory

1935/R L Banks & G O Page/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1944/W J Bradstock & M Banks/../../../Post Office Directory ***


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** Provided by John Mead

*** Provided by Stephen Harris

**** Provided by Lee Cole

And Last updated on: Monday, 02-May-2022 23:37:45 BST