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Albion, 129 High Street, Lewisham SE

Lewisham index

A listing of London historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Lewisham, Kent . The Lewisham,  Kent listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

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

1881/Frederick Wells/Beer Retailer/44/Walworth, Surrey/Census ****
1881/Ellen Wells/Wife/32/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Ellen Wells/Daughter/13/Buckhurst Hill, Essex/Census
1881/Emma Wells/Daughter/12/Putney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jennett Wells/Daughter/10/Putney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ada Wells/Daughter/9/Putney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Maria Wells/Daughter/7/Mortlake, Surrey/Census

1891/Frederick W Hartley/Cook/45/St Georges, London/Census ****
1891/Caroline Hartley/Wife/44/Rawnham, Norfolk/Census
1891/Frederick W Hartley/Son, Heraldic Engravers Apprentice/18/Fulham, London/Census
1891/Caroline M Hartley/Daughter, Confectioners Assistant/17/Fulham, London/Census
1891/Thomas A Hartley/Son/16/Fulham, London/Census
1891/Emily A Hartley/Daughter/15/Hammersmith, London/Census
1891/Augustus G Hartley/Son/13/Hammersmith, London/Census
1891/Maud G Hartley/Daughter/11/Hammersmith, London/Census
1891/Edith M Hartley/Daughter/9/Hammersmith, London/Census
1891/Robert H Hartley/Son/8/Hammersmith, London/Census

1896/Henry Jarvis/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Henry Jarvis/Beerhouse Keeper/48/E Hammerfield/Census ****
1901/Emily Marlow/Sister, Housekeeper/44/Poplar/Census
1901/Lilian M Marlow/Niece, Teacher School Board/20/Limehouse/Census
1901/Alfred G Spicer/Nephew/11/New Zealand/Census

1905/Hy Jarvis/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1907/Hy Jarvis/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1908/Hy Jarvis/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1917/Ernest Gallerfing/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

John James Plato was the Beer Retailer at the Star of East, 38 Tetley Street, Bromley, Poplar, in the 1916 directory. He moved to The Albion in Lewisham ; (at 129 High Street). The Plato family had a number of public houses and his son Herbert Percy took over the running of The Albion. John James Plato died at this location in 1929. **
Electoral Registers show John James Plato at this address from 1921, as well as Herbert Percy, who is also listed at least until 1939. **

Charles Henry Plato, another son mentioned in the probate, was at the Pipemakers Arms, 58 St John's Road, Hillingdon, Uxbridge at least between 1931-34. The Wheatsheaf, 13 Mauve Street, Poplar at least between 1922-25 and a Beer House, 321 St. Leonard's Road, Poplar at least between 1926-30. **

1921/Herbert Percy Plato/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1929/John James Plato of 129 High street Lewisham Kent died 19 February 1929 Administration London 7 June to Charles Henry Plato and Herbert Percy Plato beer retailers. Effects 2320 os 6d/Probate **

1934/Herbert Percy Plato/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Herbert Percy Plato/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Herbert Percy Plato/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Herbert Percy Plato/../../../Electoral Register **
1921/Fanny Plato/../../../Electoral Register
1921/John James Plato/../../../Electoral Register
1921/Henry George Wilson/../../../Electoral Register
1921/Harry Wenden/../../../Electoral Register

1939/Herbert Percy Plato/../../../Electoral Register **
1939/Mabel Plato/../../../Electoral Register
1939/Ernest George Swain/../../../Electoral Register
1939/David Benjamin Lance Jarvis/../../../Electoral Register

** Provided By Robert Stockwell

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 20-Nov-2016 00:06:38 GMT