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Royal Arms, 1 Rollo street, Battersea SW11

Closed in 1912 as a pub through the compensation award scheme. It was named the Rollo Arms.

Battersea East pub history index

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1871/George Edward Stacey/Beerhouse Keeper/42/Petersfield Hampshire/Census ***
1871/Rose Hannah Stacey/Wife/42/Folhampton (Forthampton?) Gloucestershire/Census

1878/James Shepherd, , beer retailer, 1 Rollo street/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/James Sheppard/Beer Seller (Royal Arms)/32/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Elizabeth Sheppard/Wife/36/Bishops Froom, Hertford/Census
1881/Kate Sheppard/Daughter/6/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/Minnie Sheppard/Daughter/5/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/William Sheppard/Son/3/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/Frank Sheppard/Son/1/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/Anne Nisbett/General Domestic Servant/17/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Dowsett/General Domestic Servant/14/../Census

1891/Elizabeth Shepherd/Beer Retailer, Widow/46/Froome Bishop, Hereford/Census
1891/Kate Shepherd/Daughter/16/Battersea, London/Census
1891/Minnie Shepherd/Daughter/15/Battersea, London/Census
1891/Frank Shepherd/Son/11/Battersea, London/Census
1891/William Shepherd/Son/13/Battersea, London/Census

1896/Ernest Hurne/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory

George Evans (1860-1924) was an Undertaker, living and working at 15 High Street, Stepney, just a couple of doors away from the Crown and Dolphin.
His family had very close marital connections with the Pass, Terry and Carnaby families, all publicans. Most of the of the above families were buried by Evans Undertakers in Manor Park, Cemetery. *

When he married in 1895, was Licensed Victualler of the King of Prussia, Garth Street, Shadwell. In 1901 to 1902 he was the "Beer House Keeper" at the Royal Arms, 1 Rollo Street, Battersea. 1904-1907 he had the Crown and Dolphin, 10 Stepney High Street. 1908 to at least 1914, he was the "Beer House Keeper" at the Duke of Richmond, 135 Earls Court Road. *

1924 George Evan died at the White Horse, 48 White Horse Road, E1, owned by his Sister in Law, Selina Godier (nee Pass and nee Evans). Also Probate to
Selina, effects £222-18s. *

1901/George Evans/Beer House Keeper/41/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Jane E Evans/Wife/41/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Gertrude Evans/Daughter/18/Stepney, London/Census

1906/Edward A Gentry/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Moore/Beer Retailer/32/Stockland, Devon/Census
1911/Daisy Moore/Wife/29/Gillingham, Dorset/Census
1911/Wilfred John Moore/Son/2/Battersea, Surrey/Census

London Evening Standard 14 June 1911
Licensing Act 1904 Notice of principal meeting to discuss by the Compensation authority on 3rd July 1911
Rollo Arms, 1 Rollo street, Battersea Park road, Beer on, John Moore

Shoreditch Observer May 1912 :
Compensation awards under the 1910 Licensing Act awarded the following total awards to be divided amongst the persons interested in the houses, which have been referred for extinction on payment:

Rollo Arms, Rollo street, Battersea Park road £2213

* Provided By John Carnaby

*** Provided By Bev Howlett

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