Accurate transcriptions of the 1921 census are being added to the pub history site, starting with London.

White Swan, 13 Blackheath Road, Greenwich

aka Swan. The address is earlier at 17 Blackheath Road, but at 13 Blackheath Road by 1891

Greenwich Index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Greenwich, London.

Residents at this address.

1805/Thomas Dell/../../../Holden's Directory *

1823-24/R Miller, White Swan, Limekiln road/../../Pigots Directory

1826/Elicia Miller/../../../Pigots Directory

1836/Ambrose Verrell, White Swan, Blackheath road/../../Pigot's Directory

1840/James Figg/../../../Pigots Directory

June 1849/James Figg/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

June 1849/Philip James Shelley/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/Philip Shelley/Licensed Victualler/39/Greenwich, Kent/Census *
1851/Ellen Shelley/Wife/40/Alnwick, Northumberland/Census
1851/George Gilbert/Servant/24/Mottingham, Kent/Census
1851/Thomas Watson/Labourer, Widow/73/Yorkshire/Census

1852/Phillip Shelley/../../../Archdeacons Directory

1855/W. H. Phillips/../../../Post Office Directory *

1858/William Henry Phillips/../../../Melvilles Directory

1862/W Phillips/../../../Post Office Directory

1867/W. H. Phillips/../../../Post Office Directory *

1871/William H Phillips/Licensed Victualler/52/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/Clarissa Phillips/Wife/42/Alconbury, Hampshire/Census
1871/William E Phillips/Son/11/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/John H Phillips/Son/10/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/Isabella Plant/General Servant/17/Birmingham/Census

1874/William Henry Phillips/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Charles Stiallesi/Licensed Victualler, Widow/43/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Caroline Smith/Sister In Law, House Keeper/32/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Frederick Cooper/Potman/17/Deptford, Kent/Census
1881/John Whiffin/Boarder, Harness maker/35/Greenwich, Kent/Census

1891/Charles Shalless/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Charles Shalless/Licensed Victualler, Widow/53/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1891/Ada E Shalless/Daughter, Assistant/26/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1891/Arthur Shalless/Brother, Commercial Traveller, Widow/47/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1891/Edith Shalless/Niece/20/Sunderland, Durham/Census
1891/Eliza Woolmer/General Servant/23/Deptford, Kent/Census
1891/Robert Williams/Potman/23/Deptford, Kent/Census

1896/J R Crump/../../../Post Office Directory

I have additional details for Alfred John Relf, who was listed as the landlord of the White Swan, from 1901-1908. He was listed with his wife, Jane Relf (née Sheppard, aged 43, born Piccadilly, London) and daughters, Florence J Relf (aged 16, born Deptford, Kent) and Bessie C Relf (aged 14, born Deptford, Kent). In 1881, Alfred Relf is a barman at the Kings Arms, 53 - 55 Whitechapel road. In the 1891 census and at his daughter Bessie's baptism he is listed as a publican living in St Donatts road, Deptford. 
I also have other licensed victuallers in my family tree . **

1901/Alfred Jn Relf/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Alfred J Relf/Licensed Victualler, Married/48/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1901/Jane Relf/Wife/43/Piccadilly, London/Census
1901/Florence J Relf/Daughter, Pupil Teacher/16/Deptford, Kent/Census
1901/Bessie C Relf/Daughter/14/Deptford, Kent/Census
1901/Charlotte Sheppard/Housekeeper/50/Homerton, London/Census
1901/Frederick Masters/Barman/31/Snodland, Kent/Census

1904/Alfred Jn Relf/../../../Post Office Directory

1905/Alfred Jn Relf/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Alfred James Relf/../../../Post Office Directory *

1908/Alfred Jn Relf/../../../Post Office Directory

1908/Alfred John Relf of the White Swan 13 Blackheath road Greenwich died 6 October 1908 Probate London 24 October to Jane Relf widow. Effects £870 8s 11d.

1911/George Edward Bateman/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/Henry Stephens/../../../Post Office Directory *

1919/Hy Stevens/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Henry Stephens/../../../Post Office Directory *

In 1921 census at 13, Blackheath Road, Greenwich
Henry Stephens, Licensed Victualler, aged 58 years 5 months, and born in Marylebone, London, the Employer
Bridget Stephens, Wife, Licensed Victualler Assistant, H Stephens Licensed Victualler, aged 59 years 8 months, and born in Kildare, Ireland
Walter Stephens, Son, Barman, H Stephens Licensed Victualler, aged 28 years 7 months, and born in Tottenham, Middlesex
Amy M Peck, Servant, Cook, H Stephens Licensed Victualler, aged 63 years 4 months, and born in Chelsea, London

1934/William B. Fenton/../../../Post Office Directory *

1938/Frederick Yard/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/Frederick Yard/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/Frederick Yard/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Ada Dudley

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