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    Bird in Hand, 314 High Street, Stratford E15

    Stratford Index

    This pub is now demolished. ***

    History of Stratford & West Ham

    The following entries are in this format:

    Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

    1772/Jos. Matthews/../../../Thames Conservancy Court records held at Corporation of London Records Office ***

    1782/Charles Healey/../../../Thames Conservancy Court records held at Corporation of London Records Office ***

    1792/Mr Lammas/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

    1823/John Elliott/../../../Pigot's* Directory

    1826/John Kaye/../../../Pigot's Directory

    1828-9/John Kaye/../../../Pigot's Directory

    1832-3/John Kesby/../../../Pigot's Directory

    1839/Alexander McGregor/../../../Pigot's Directory

    1844/Alexander McGregor/../../../Thompson’s Directory ***

    1845/Alexander McGregor/../../../Post Office Directory

    1848/William Watts/../../../White's Directory

    1849/George Short / Landlord/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey ***
    1849/Edward Gibbons / Servant / 20/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

    1851/George Short/../../../Post Office Directory

    1851/George Short/publican/37/Bristol/Census **
    1851/Mary Ann Short/wife/37/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/Joseph Short/son, scholar/13/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/George Short/son, scholar/11/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/Charles Short/son, scholar/10/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/Benjamin Short/son, scholar/07/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/Thomas Short/son/05/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/Mary Ann Short/daughter/03/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/Elizabeth Short/daughter/01/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/William Enions/potman/20/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1851/Sarah Rusell/nursemaid/51/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
    1851/Ann Renney/house servant/18/Stratford, Essex/Census

    1855/J Farnes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1856/Joseph Farnes/../../../Post Office Directory

    1861/Joseph Catherwood/Manager/33/Southwark, Surrey/Census *
    1861/Elizabeth Catherwood/Wife, Housekeeper/40/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
    1861/Thomas Davies/Barman/19/Maesmonies, Breconshire/Census
    1861/Elizabeth Staley/House Servant/26/Islington, Middlesex/Census
    1861/Benjamin Newman/Pot Boy/17/West Ham, Essex/Census

    1862/Frederick Sproston/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1862/Frederick Sproston / Public House Keeper/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey ***

    1867/George Cadman/../../../Post Office Directory

    1870/Francis Blanchard/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1871/Francis Blanchard/../../../Post Office Directory

    1871/Sarah Longworth/Housekeeper, Public House Manager/35/Ashford, Kent/Census ****
    1871/Andre Morris/General servant/19/London, Middx/Census
    1871/Tom Poulter/Nephew/15/Brompton, Middx/Census
    1871/James Sellers/Potman/20/Poplar, Middx/Census

    1874/James Wait/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1878/James Wait/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1881/James Wait/Innkeeper/63/Hounslow, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Mary Ann Rogers/Daughter/30/Pointshead, Somerset/Census
    1881/Alfred Rogers/Son in Law/30/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1881/Sarah Wait/Mother/88/Hayhown, Berkshire/Census
    1881/William Wright/Potman/20/Badingham, Suffolk/Census
    1881/John Bray/Barman/25/West Ham, Essex/Census
    1881/Jane Manning/Cook/27/St. Mary Magdalen, Norfolk/Census
    1881/Emma J. Taylor/Cook/35/Mere, Wiltshire/Census
    1881/Emma Cummins/Barmaid/36/Danbury, Essex/Census

    Note: Premises not named in 1881

    1882/James Wait/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1886/William Dorton/../../../Kelly's Directory ****

    * Provided by Ewan

    *+ Provided by the Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900

    ** Provided by John Mead

    *** Provided by Stephen Harris

    **** Provided by Kevan

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