Many accurate 1921 census transcriptions have already been added to the pub history site, including London, and parts of Middlesex.

The Fountain, 36 Deptford Broadway, Deptford SE8

Deptford Index

The name is given as the Old Fountain in 1840 and earlier. * The address is at 2 Broadway in both 1871 and 1881 census

A listing of London historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Deptford, Kent in the parishes of St Pauls or St Nicholas - now partially in London.

The Old Fountain, 36 Deptford Broadway, Deptford SE8 - licensee A R Wive in the 1930s

The Old Fountain, 36 Deptford Broadway, Deptford SE8 - licensee A R Wive in the 1930s

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Fountain, 36 Deptford Broadway, SE14 - in April 2009

Fountain, 36 Deptford Broadway, SE14 - in April 2009

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residents at this address

1805/Peter Jarvis, Old Fountain, Broadway, Deptford/../../Holdens Directory

1809/Peter Jarvis, Old Fountain, Broadway, Deptford/../../Holdens Directory

1823-24/William Bigsby, Old Fountain, Broadway/../../Pigots Directory

1826/William Bigsby/../../../London Directory

1832-34/William Packer, Old Fountain, Broadway/../../Pigots Directory

1836/Henry Jeffery, Old Fountain, Broadway/../../Pigot's Directory

1840/Evan Wackrill, Old Fountain, Broadway/../../Pigot's Directory

1848/Thomas Ellwood/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1847/Thomas Ellwood/Outgoing Licensee/../../West Kent Guardian

January 1847/Thomas Assiter/Incoming Licensee/../../West Kent Guardian

1847/Thomas Assiter/../../../Bagshaw's Directory *

1848/Thomas Assiter/../../../Post Office Directory

1850/Thomas Assiter/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Charles Cook/../../../Kelly�s Directory **

1851/Charles Cook/Victualler/22/Purfleet, Essex/Census
1851/Pheobe Cook/Wife/21/Deptford, Kent/Census
1851/John Turner/Lodger, Mariner/51/Purfleet, Essex/Census
1851/Susanah Turner/Lodgers Wife/50/Barking, Essex/Census
1851/Nary Devit/House Servant/23/Down, Ireland/Census
1851/Walter Woodward/Man Servant/22/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1851/Frederick Maynard/Visitor, Waiter/23/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/George Hopkins/Lodger, Tailor/36/Sherbourne, Dorset/Census
1851/John Deacon/Lodger, Labourer & Excavator/36/Deptford, Kent/Census
1851/William Nicholls/Lodger, Labourer & Excavator/31/Deptford, Kent/Census

1852/Charles Cook/../../../Archdeacons Directory

1856/Charles Cook/../../../Post Office Directory

1858/Charles Cook/../../../../Melvilles Directory

1861/Charles Cook/Licensed Victualler/32/Purfleet, Essex/Census
1861/Phoebe Susannah Cook/Wife/38/Deptford, Kent/Census
1861/Charles William Cook/Son/9/Deptford, Kent/Census
1861/Frederick Cook/Son/3/Deptford, Kent/Census
1861/Helen Cook/Daughter/2 months/Deptford, Kent/Census
1861/Susannah Turner/Mother/62/Barking, Essex/Census
1861/Edward Sunermay/Visitor, Blacksmith/23/Barking, Essex/Census
1861/Kate Linhome/General Servant/16/Ireland/Census
1861/Mary Ann Matthews/Nursemaid/14/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1861/John Fitz Patrick/Potman/20/London, Middlesex/Census

August 1867/Charles Cook/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

My Great, Great Grandfather was James McPherson, publican of The Fountain Deptford in the 19th century; His son, Victor, was publican of The Bell, Sydenham in about 1916 ***

August 1867/James McPherson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1869/James McPherson/../../../../Post Office Directory

1871/James McPherson/Licensed Victualler/40/Dundee, Scotland/Census
1871/Susanna McPherson/Wife/40/Hampstead, London/Census
1871/Alfred McPherson/Son, Assistant/15/Deptford, Kent/Census
1871/Edwin McPherson/Son/12/Deptford, Kent/Census
1871/Ada McPherson/Daughter/9/Deptford, Kent/Census
1871/Victor McPherson/Son/5/Deptford, Kent/Census
1871/Angus McPherson/Son/2/Deptford, Kent/Census

1874/J McPherson/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1876/James McPherson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/James McPherson/Licensed Victualler/50/Dundee, Scotland/Census
1881/Susan McPherson/Wife/51/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred McPherson/Son, Publican Manager//St Pauls Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/Ada McPherson/Daughter, Housekeeper/19/St Pauls Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/Victor McPherson/Son/15/St Pauls Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/Angus McPherson/Son/12/St Pauls Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/Alfred Hayhurst/Barman/21/St Pauls Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/William Rawlance/Boarder, Travelller/51/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/H Rawlance/Servant/19/St Pauls Deptford, Kent/Census

1882/James McPherson/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/James McPherson/../../../P.O. Directory

1888/James McPherson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/James McPherson/../../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Richard McPherson/Son, Pewterer & Barfitter/25/Deptford, Kent/Census
1891/Susannah McPherson/Licensed Victualler, Widow/61/Deptford, Kent/Census
1891/Elizabeth McPherson/Daughter, Barmaid/24/Deptford, Kent/Census
1891/Ada Lingham/Grand Daughter/7/Deptford, Kent/Census

1895/Hy George Warren/../../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Margaret Lee/../../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Mrs Margaret Chaplyn/../../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Horace Henry Lee/Licensed Victualler/28/Deptford/Census *
1911/Florence Morena Lee/Wife/32/Grays/Census
1911/Nicholas Bolam/Brother, Manager L. V./32/Tipperary/Census
1911/Florence Grey/Barmaid (Widow)/35/Woolwich/Census
1911/Rosa Lew/Cook/21/Geneva, Switzerland/Census
1911/Noreen Margaret Lee/Daughter/18 weeks/../Census
1911/George Johnston/Barman/22/Thornton Heath/Census
1911/Rose Maulkin/Nurse/18/Deptford/Census

1915/William Joseph Bartholomew/../../../Post Office Directory *

1917/William Joseph Bartholomew/../../../P.O. Directory **

1921/William Joseph Bartholomew/../../../Post Office Directory *

In 1921 census at 36, The Broadway, Deptford, St Paul Deptford
William Bartholomew, Licensed Victualler, aged 47 years 1 month, and born in Stamford Hill, London, the Employer
James Bartholomew, Son, Engineer Apprentice, Louis Clifford Motor Engineer, aged 18 years 5 months, and born in London
Lilian Payne, Niece, Clerk, Ministry Of Pension, aged 22 years 5 months, and born in London
Bertha Payne, Niece, aged 13 years 10 months, and born in London
Herbert Rawkins, Barman, W Bartholomew, aged 41 years 1 month, and born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

1927/Arthur Robert William Ive/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Arthur Robert William Ive/../../../Kelly's

1938/Arthur Robert William Ive/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Isabel J Hatfield/../../../Post Office Directory

My mother and father, Thomas and Margaret Randall, were licensees of the pub just after I was born in 1948. I was staying with my aunts in another pub, The Bull at Birchwood, Kent whilst my parents moved in and got established. Mum had been associated with pubs from an early age thanks to her two uncles who started them off in the trade. I moved home to The Fountain at around the age of four or five and we lived there for some during which I contracted TB having caught it from an inmate of Carrington House lodgings next door.  *+

I was in hospital for some time and we eventually moved to the Victoria Tavern, Isleworth. My parents retired from the pub business in the early seventies and moved to a comfortable home in Twickenham. I have attached a photo of me, on the right with my new brother Nick and Dad. The photo was taken in around 1954 in the back garden of The Fountain. *+

Thomas Randall & Sons, in the back garden of The Fountain in around 1954

Thomas Randall & Sons, in the back garden of The Fountain in around 1954

Kindly provided by Chris Randall
1949/T A Randall, The Fountain, Deptford Broadway SE8/../../BT Telephone Directory [TIDeway 1954]

1950/Thomas A Randall/../../../Electoral Register
1950/Margaret L Randall/../../../Electoral Register
1950/William G Randall/../../../Electoral Register

1953-54/Thomas A Randall/../../../Electoral Register
1953-54/Margaret L Randall/../../../Electoral Register
1953-54/Jessie R Randall/../../../Electoral Register

* Provided By Ewan

*+ Provided By Chris Randall

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Peter McPherson

And Last updated on: Thursday, 16-Feb-2023 14:45:11 GMT