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Old Pack Horse, 434 High road, Chiswick

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Blue Boar, 328 High Street, Stratford E15

Stratford Index

This pub was demolished some time after 1962 in a road widening scheme. ***** The Blue Boar was rebuilt in 1936.

Blue Boar, 328 High Street, Stratford E15 - in 1935

Blue Boar, 328 High Street, Stratford E15 - in 1935

Blue Boar, 328 High Street, Stratford E15 - in 1939

Blue Boar, 328 High Street, Stratford E15 - in 1939

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.

1805/Richard James, Blue Boar, Stratford, Essex/../../Holdens Directory ****

1823/Edmund May/../../../Pigot's Directory***

1826/Edmund May/../../../Pigot's Directory

1828/William May/Licensee/../../Alehouse Recognizances*+

1828-9/Edmund May/../../../Pigot's Directory

1832-3/William May/../../../Pigot's Directory

1834/Wm May / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library *****

1839/William May/../../../Pigot's Directory

1844/William May/../../../Thompson’s Directory *****

1845/William May/../../../Post Office Directory

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

1848/Miss Mary Ann Geaxley / Servant/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey *****
1848/George Tilley / Pot Boy/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1851/William May/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/William May/innkeeper/49/Romford, Essex/Census **
1851/Julia May/wife/52/Upminster, Essex/Census **
1851/Thomas May/son/16/Stratford, Essex/Census **
1851/Mary Ann Yeley/barmaid/20/Waltham Abbey, Essex/Census **
1851/Eliza Yeley/house servant/28/Waltham Abbey, Essex/Census **
1851/George Tilley/servant/24/Hackney, Middlesex/Census **
1851/Robert Talbot/servant/13/Hornchurch, Essex/Census **

1855/William May/../../../Post Office Directory *****

1856/William May/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William May/Inn Keeper/59/Romford, Essex/Census ****
1861/M W May/Wife/63/Upminster, Essex/Census
1861/S C May/Son/26/West Ham, Essex/Census
1861/Mary Carter/Domestic servant/27/North Benfleet, essex/Census
1861/Emma Lefevrer/Domestic servant/22/Cambridgeshire/Census
1861/Theodore Allen/Visitor/34/West Ham, Essex/Census
1861/John Patch/Innkeepers boy/16/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1861/George Joseph Newman/Innkeepers boy/12/West Ham, Essex/Census

1862/William May/../../../Kelly's Directory

1867/William May/../../../Post Office Directory

1870/Stowers Carter May/../../../Kelly's Directory

1871/Stowers Carter May/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Stowers C May/Licensed Victualler/36/Stratford, Essex/Census ****
1871/Annie W May/Wife/36/Scotland/Census
1871/Mary A Coates/Nurse/28/Little Bealing, Suffolk/Census
1871/Matilda Allen/Barmaid/26/Enfield, Middx/Census
1871/Rosetta Love/Barmaid/26/Rochford, Essex/Census
1871/Julia A May/Daughter/7/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/Stowers May/Son/4/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/Isabella May/Daughter/3/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/James Porter/Pot Boy/17/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/Jesse Garrett/Waiter/47/West Ham, Essex/Census

1874/Stowers Carter May/../../../Kelly's Directory

1878/Mrs. Annie Williams/../../../Kelly's Directory

1881/Benjamin Carter/Licensed Victualler/55/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1881/Ann Carter/Wife/50/Stratford, Essex/Census
1881/Benjamin T. Carter/Son, Barman/24/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Carter/Daughter, Barmaid/21/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Carter/Daughter, Barmaid/19/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred C. Carter/Son/15/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sydney N. Carter/Son/13/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Albert M. Carter/Son/11/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1881/Ada Dean/Niece/9/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1881/Emma Canfield/General Domestic Servant/18/Stratford, Essex/Census
1881/Ellen Quinlin/General Domestic Servant/16/Dublin, Ireland/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1881

1882/Benjamin Carter/../../../Kelly's Directory

1886/Benjamin Carter/../../../Kelly's Directory

1891/William Dorton/Licensed Victualler/42/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1891/Margaret Dorton/Wife/40/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Herbert N Dorton/Son/19/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1891/Gertrude J Dorton/Daughter/17/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1891/John A Dorton/Son/15/Stockwell, Surrey/Census
1891/Ethel M Dorton/Daughter/13/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Mable E Dorton/Daughter/9/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Douglas G Dorton/Son/7/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Margaret A Dorton/Daughter/5/Snaresbrook, Essex/Census
1891/Dora Dorton/Daughter/2/Snaresbrook, Essex/Census
1891/Hilda A Dorton/Daughter/7 months/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Louisa Burn/Visitor/20/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1891/Arthur Gardener/Visitor, Commercial Clerk/29/Woodford, Essex/Census
1891/Clement Blair/Visitor, Jockey/20/Boulogne, France/Census
1891/George Andrews/Barman/26/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1891/Harry Foster/Barman/18/Fenchurch Street, Middlesex/Census
1891/Florence Smith/Nursemaid/20/Wanstead, Essex/Census
1891/Rose Cootes/Housemaid/18/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1891/Alice Emery/Cook/28/Cambridgeshire/Census

1896/George Watson Kidd/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Alfred D Dodson/Public House Manager/28/City, Middlesex/Census
1901/Clare R Dodson/Wife/27/New Cross, Sussex/Census
1901/Edward Absolom/Barman/33/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1901/Emily Dummer/Barmaid/34/Tillington, Sussex/Census
1901/Hetty Dallon/Barmaid/22/City, Middlesex/Census
1901/Maurice Ruggles/Barman/23/Stratford, Essex/Census
1901/Lydia Williams/Waitress/28/City, Middlesex/Census
1901/Emily Cockerton/Kitchenmaid/25/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1902/George Watson Kidd/../../../Kelly's Directory ****

1906/George Watson Kidd/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1908/George Watson Kidd/../../../Kelly's Directory

1911/William Henry Barnes/Hotel Manager/45/Sherfield, Hants/Census ****
1911/Janet/Wife, Manageress/42/Great Berkhampstead, Herts/Census
1911/Dora Winifred/Daughter/11/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Gertrude Janet Taylor/Cook/44/Kentish Town, London/Census
1911/Mary Takle/Housemaid/25/Hereford Town/Census
1911/Lily Emily Davies/Barmaid/25/Waterloo, London/Census
1911/Kate Williamson/Nurse/15/Stratford, Essex/Census
1911/Sidney King/Barman/24/Waltham Cross, Herts/Census
1911/Henry James Francis/Barman/21/Bow, London/Census

1912/George Watson Kidd/../../../Kelly's Directory

1914/George Watson Kidd/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1917/George Watson Kidd/../../../Kelly's Directory

1922/George W Kidd/../../../Kelly's Directory

1925/Sidney Alfred Mitchell/../../../Kelly's Directory

1930 - 1934/Hensher/../../../Freehold

1934/David Edward Hensher/../../../Kelly's Directory ****

1935 - 1941/Noonan/../../../Freehold

1938/Ernest Frederick George Noonan/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1942 - 1947/A Thomson/../../../Freehold

1948/Mrs R C Thomson/../../../Freehold

1949 - 1954/H Stradling/../../../Freehold

1955 - 1961/H J London/../../../Freehold

1971/H. J. London/../../../BT Telephone Directory *


* Provided by Ewan

*+ Provided by Mike Smith

** Provided by John Mead

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

**** Provided by Kevan

***** Provided by Stephen Harris

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