Pub history and London

Prodigals Return, 74 Bridge Road, Battersea North West SW11

At 11 Bridge Road in 1871 and earlier; The Prodigal's Return, Battersea Bridge road is at the corner of Westbridge road. The first picture is circa 1910, and on the opposite side of the road is the Earl Spencer on the corner of Howie street. The pub was rebuilt in the 1920s, renamed The Westbridge in the 1990s and is currently The Draft House (2018). *

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Prodigal's Return, Battersea Bridge road - circa 1910

Prodigal's Return, Battersea Bridge road - circa 1910

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Draft House, Battersea Bridge road - in 2014

Draft House, Battersea Bridge road - in 2014

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Residents at this address.

1851/John Harrison/Licensed Victualler/55/Kelston, Somerset/Census
1851/Eliza Harrison/Wife/55/Ottery St Mary, Devon/Census
1851/Charles Watts/General Servant, Widow/56/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Eliza Webb/General Servant, Widow/44/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census

1861/John Harrison/Licensed Victualler/59/Kelston, Somerset/Census
1861/Elizabeth Harrison/Wife/69/Ottery St Mary, Devon/Census
1861/Mary Gooding/Sister, Lodging House Keeper/66/Kelston, Somerset/Census
1861/Ann Jefferies/Servant/19/Swindon, Wiltshire/Census
1861/John Loveridge/Potman/18/St Georges, Middlesex/Census

1871/John P Harrison/Licensed Victualler/40/Marylebone Middlesex/Census  ***
1871/Mary Harrison/Wife/42/Vempletts Cross Somerset/Census
1871/Amy Harrison/Daughter/2/Battersea Surrey/Census
1871/Charles M Emery/Nephew Barman/23/Wells Somerset/Census
1871/Charles Webb/Servant Potman/23/Chelsea Middlesex/Census
1871/Clara Gould/Servant General/16/Battersea Surrey/Census
1871/Sarah Crown/Servant Nurse/14/Southwark Surrey/Census

1878/John P Harrison/../../../../Surrey Post Office Directory

1881/Senior Jas Wormsley/Licensed Victualler/41/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/Fanny Wormsley/Wie/41/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily S Wormsley/Daughter/16/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/Fanny Edith Wormsley/Daughter/14/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry S Wormsley/Son/5/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census

1891/Senior J Wormsley/Licensed Victualler/51/Chelsea, London/Census
1891/Fanny Wormsley/Wife/51/Chelsea, London/Census
1891/Emily S Wormsley/Daughter/26/Chelsea, London/Census
1891/Heleanor C Partridge/General Servant/21/Gloucester, Gloucestershire/Census

1896/S J Wormsley/../../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Senior J Wormsley/Licensed Victualler/62/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Fanny Wormsley/Wife/61/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Henry J Wormsley/Son/25/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Jame Hitching/General Servant/25/Chalford, Glos/Census

1901/S J Wormsley/../../../../Post Office Directory

1906/S J Wormsley/../../../../Post Office Directory

1911/S J Wormsley/../../../../Post Office Directory

1919/S J Wormsley/../../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Jn S Brown/../../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Jn S Brown/../../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

*** Provided By Bev Howlett

And Last updated on: Friday, 24-May-2019 00:43:57 BST