Albion Tavern, 33 Albion Road, Woolwich SE18

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In the 1841 census, William Covill, aged 31, is a waterman living in Hog lane, with his wife Elizabeth aged 29, and sons, William, James, George and John, plus their daughter Elizabeth.

1851/William James Covill/Licensed Victualler, Widow/41/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1851/William James Covill/Son/18/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1851/James Covill/Son/17/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1851/James Madden Covill/Son/12/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1851/Elizabeth Ann Covill/Daughter/10/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1851/Thomas Viney Covill/Son/8/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1851/Sarah Graves/Housekeeper/42/Oxted, Surrey/Census
1851/Samuel Mott/Potman/18/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1851/Margaret Sheen/House Servant/17/../Census

1852/William James Covil/../../../Archdeacons Directory

1855/W J Covil/../../../Post Office Directory

1858/James William Covil/../../../Melvilles Directory

1861/W James Covil/Licensed Victualler/52/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1861/W James Covil/Son, Assistant/28/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1861/Thomas F Covil/Son, Assistant/18/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1861/Sarah Graves/Housekeepr, Widow/52/Oxted, Surrey/Census
1861/Maria J Hart/Cook/27/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1861/Elizabeth Samuell/Nursemaid/20/Suffolk/Census
1861/Charles Studmarsh/Visitor/22/Huntingdonshire/Census

On the 4th November 1861, the Freedom of City Admission Papaers are awarded to William James Covil (son of William James Covil, of Woolwich, Kent, Wine Merchant occupying premises 34 Dowgate hill, Cannon street in the City of London and carrying on business as a Wine Merchant.
Noted is : A letter to Albion road, Woolwich

1862/William James Covil, Albion inn, 34 Albion road/../../Post Office Directory

My relative, Ellen Cockshott Boddy, a daughter of John Myers Boddy (bookseller, stationer) and Lucy Gant, married William James Covil on 23rd Oct 1861, at Cornhill, St Michael. *

They had two children, William James Sevell Covil born 1862 (in Woolwich) and Ellen Lizie Covil, born 1864 (in Woolwich).

1862/William James Covil, 34 Albion road, Woolwich/../../Woolwich Electoral register

1867/Albion, William James Covil, 34 Albion road, Woolwich/../../Post Office Directory

After Ellen Cockshott Covil, nee Boddy, died in 1866 aged 30, William James Covil married Maria Louisa Blake (born Southsea) in 1868 at Portsea. *

1871/William Covil/Licensed Victualler/38/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Maria Covil/Wife/25/Southsea, Hampshire/Census
1871/William Covil/Son/9/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Ellen Covil/Daughter/7/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Catherine Grief/Barmaid/20/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Elizabeth Galland/Servant, Widow/62/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/John Burke/Waiter/14/Woolwich, Kent/Census

They also had two children, Sophia A. Covil born 1871 in Woolwich and Violet S. Covil born 1880 in Charlton (83 Maryon Road). Obviously Violet was born after William had left the Albion Tavern. *

1874/William James Covil/../../../Post Office Directory

1874/W J Covil/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1882/George Hammond, Albion, Albion Road, Greenwich/../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mrs A C Hammond/../../../Post Office Directory

1896/Thomas Dipple/../../../Post Office Directory

1896/Ambrose Nickells/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Frank R Matthews/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Frank R Matthews/Licensed Victualler/39/Hammersmith, London/Census
1901/Adelaide C Matthews/Wife/29/Lowestoft, Suffolk/Census
1901/Doris L Matthews/Daughter/1/Woolwich, London/Census
1901/Mary S Esplens/Housemaid/19/Woolwich, London/Census
1901/Henry Colton/Potman/21/Silvertown, Essex/Census

1905/Frederick William Stow/../../../Post Office Directory

1908/Frederick William Stow/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Concannon/../../../Post Office Directory

1919/Albert E Broadbent/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Frederick George Jacobs/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Chas Wm Stead/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Chas William Stead/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided by Derek Nicholas

And Last updated on: Friday, 16-Jun-2023 11:42:34 BST