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Red Lion & Wheatsheaf, 45 Deptford High Street, Deptford SE8

aka Red Lion between about 1899 & 1915, then the Distillery in 1921 and 1927

Deptford Index

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 Deptford, Kent listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Red Lion & Wheatsheaf, 45 Deptford High Street - in December 2006

Red Lion & Wheatsheaf, 45 Deptford High Street - in December 2006

Kindly provided by Matt Martin

The following entries are in this format:

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

John Caswell is my great, great, great, grandfather. I thought you might like to add a former address, being at Butt Lane, which later became Deptford High Street. *

John Caswell was married at St Paul’s Deptford in 1787. The registration of his children’s baptisms, at St Paul’s Deptford from 1788 to 1804, state that he was a victualler of Butt Lane, Deptford. *

In 1798, John Caswell was assessed for Land Tax as an occupier of a property owned by James Frank at Butt Lane West side. (Source: The National Archives; Kew, Richmond; Surrey, Land Tax Redemption Office: Quotas and Assessments, IR23; Piece: 37, Volume : 3. Accessed through UK, Land Tax Redemption, 1798.). *

In Holden's Triennial Directory, 1805, 1806, 1807, John Caswell is listed at the Red Lion and Wheatsheaf, Butt Lane, Deptford. *

1826/John Ladson/../../../London Directory

1840/Matthew Goodson/../../../Pigots Directory

1848/Thomas C Sutton/../../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Thomas Collis Sutton/../../../Kellys Directory

September 1850/Mr Salmon/Licensee/../../Era

1852/William Salmon/../../../Archdeacons Directory

May 1853/Benjamin Dawson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1853/James Hollis/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/William Henry Baldwin/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/William Green/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/William Lefle/Publican/33/Brighton/Census
1881/Ellen Lefle/Wife/34/Cornwall/Census
1881/E Sullivan/General Servant/20/Middlesex/Census

1882/William Lefle/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Fred S Rich/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Robert Butler Scace/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/William Andrews/../../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Burgess/Licensed Victualler/37/Brixton, London/Census
1911/Elsie Burgess/Wife, Housekeeper/30/Peckham, London/Census
1911/Elsie Burgess/Daughter/9/Deptford, London/Census
1911/Violet Burgess/Daughter/3/Deptford, London/Census
1911/Olive Burgess/Daughter/1/Deptford, London/Census
1911/Ethel Sandland/General Servant/21/Nunhead, London/Census
1911/Frederick Broughton/Barman/22/Faversham, Kent/Census
1911/William Daverson/Barman/20/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1911/Frank Sandland/Barman/19/Nunhead, London/Census
1911/William Rodwell/Barman & Potman/19/Long Green, Diss, Suffolk/Census

1915/John Richard Thornton Burgess/../../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Maurice Defries/../../../../Post Office Directory

1927/Maurice Defries/../../../../Post Office Directory

1934/E J Rose & Co/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/E J Rose & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By Doreen Matters

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
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