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    Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford

    Stratford Index

    The address is at 8 Bridge Road by 1896, following street renumbering; previously at 14 Bride road. *  It was damaged and closed by enemy action on the 8th December 1940, but reopened by the 27th November 1942

    It is a fine building dating from a time when it was a busy market pub. This closed as a 'pub' some time in the 1970s to become Reflections Nightclub. The nightclub closed in 2005 and the premises are now empty. **

    Railway Tavern, 14 Bridge Road, Stratford - in 1931

    Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford - in 1931

    Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford - in April 2006

    Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford - in April 2006

    Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

    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.

    1861/Mary Bellis/Beer House Keeper (Widow)/40/Romford, Essex/Census *
    1861/Adolphus Bellis/Son, Carpenter/20/Barking, Essex/Census
    1861/Clara Bellis/Daughter/17/Barking, Essex/Census

    1862/Adolphus Bellis/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

    1867/Adolphus Bellis/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

    1871/Mrs Penelope Bellis/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

    1871/Penelope Bellis/Inn Keeper (Widow)/65/Romford, Essex/Census *
    1871/Thomas Cottrell/Son-in-Law, Manager of same/35/London, Middlesex/Census
    1871/Harriett Cottrell/Daughter, Manager of same/33/Barking, Essex/Census
    1871/Clara Cottrell/Granddaughter/11/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
    1871/Susan Barker/Domestic Servant/17/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1871/Joseph Simpson/Potman/17/Cambridgeshire/Census

    1874/Thomas Cottrell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

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

    1881/G. W. Newland/Licensed Victualler/41/West Ham, Essex/Census
    1881/Maria Newland/Wife/40/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Annie Newland/Daughter, Barmaid/16/West Ham, Essex/Census
    1881/Adelaide Newland/Daughter/10/West Ham, Essex/Census
    1881/M. A. Haswell/General Servant/20/West Ham, Essex/Census

    1882/George William Newland/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1886/George William Newland/../../../Kelly's Directory****

    1891/John Lowe/Publican/54/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census ****
    1891/Mary A Lowe/Wife/50/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1891/Nellie Graham/Niece, Barmaid/19/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1891/Clara Burlin/Barmaid/17/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1891/Emily Lines/Barmaid/19/Stratford, Essex/Census
    1891/Elizabeth Past/Domestic Servant/19/Stratford, Essex/Census

    1896/William Davis/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1901/William Davis/Licensed Victualler/43/London, Middlesex/Census ***
    1901/Mary Ann Davis/Wfe/42/London, Middlesex/Census
    1901/Elizabeth Davis/Daughter, Barmaid/20/London, Middlesex/Census
    1901/William Davis/Son, Barman/18/London, Middlesex/Census
    1901/Kate Powell/Cook/19/Plaistow, Essex/Census

    1902/William Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory****

    1906/Mrs Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory *

    1908/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1911/Mary Ann Davis/Licensed Victualler, Widow/52/Bethnal Green, London/Census ****
    1911/Eliza Evans/Daughter/31/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1911/Grace Davis/Daughter, Assistant/21/Poplar, London/Census
    1911/Maud Davis/Daughter, Assistant/17/Stratford, London/Census
    1911/Grace Evans/Grand Daughter/5/Transvaal/Census
    1911/Amelia Eliza Batho/Housemaid/30/London/Census
    1911/Lionel Hart/Barman/22/Silvertown, Essex/Census

    1912/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1914/Mrs Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory *

    1917/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1922/William Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1924/Mrs. Davis/../../../Freehold

    1925/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

    1925 - 1930/Mrs. Ledingham/../../../Freehold

    1931 - 1940/Mrs. Rippin/../../../Freehold

    1934/Mrs Julia Rippin/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    1938/Mrs Julia Rippin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1942/Mrs. Peace/../../../Freehold

    1943 - 1948/Stradling/../../../Freehold

    1944/Horace Stradling/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1949 - 1951/T Day/../../../Freehold

    1952 - 1953/J C Costin/../../../Freehold

    1954 - 1955/A H Bailey/../../../Freehold

    1956 - 1965/J H Ferrand/../../../Freehold

    October 1965/Mrs E R Ferrand/../../../Freehold

    * Provided by Ewan

    ** Provided by Stephen Harris

    *** Provided by Diane Grant-Salmon

    **** Provided by Kevan

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