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

Arabian Arms, 234 Cambridge Road, Bethnal Green E2

Bethnal Green pub history index

The address is given as 1 Gloucester Terrace in the 1861 census. * The address is at Gloucester Place in 1865. This pub was re-built in its present form in 1902 and was re-named Metropolis in c.1991 - it is now a 'gentlemens club'. **

Arabian Arms, 234 Cambridge Heath Road - in May 2006

Arabian Arms, 234 Cambridge Heath Road - in May 2006

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Residents at this address.

1861/Charles Burge/Beer Seller (Widower)/54/London, Middlesex/Census *
1861/Elizabeth Burge/Sister/28/../Census
1861/Ellen Burge/Daughter/10/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Charles Burge/Son/8/London, Middlesex/Census

July 1864/John Bowen/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1864/Charles Mees/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

July 1865/Charles Mees/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1865/John Robert Bowen/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/J Bowen/../../../Post Office Directory

1870/Mr Bowen/../../../London Gazette, 29 March 1870 **

1871/John R Bowen / Head / 47 / Licensed Victualler / Spitalfields, London / Census **
1871/Eliza Bowen / Wife / 29 / / St Pancras, London / Census
1871/Frederick H Bowen / Son / 11 m / / Bethnal Green, London / Census
1871/Mary St. Bowen / Mother / 73 / / Spitalfields, London / Census
1871/Alice Farris / / 27 / Barmaid / St Pancras, London / Census
1871/Annie Green / / 34 / Servant / Guernsey / Census
1871/Hannah Jates / / 36 / General Servant / / Census
1871/Mary Edwin / / 13 / Servant / Hackney, London / Census

1872/J Bowen/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

1876/John Robt. Bowen/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/John R Bowen/Licensed Victualler/35/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Bowen/Wife/32/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur G Bowen/Son/10 months/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Starke/Barmaid/28/Tileby, Leicester/Census
1881/Kate Titmus/Barmaid/21/Gravely, Hertford/Census
1881/Ellen Newton/Barmaid/22/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Anne Woods/Barmaid/20/Geamenchester, Huntingdon/Census
1881/Fanny Brider/General Servant/26/Tunbridge Wells, Kent/Census
1881/Louisa Lewington/Barmaid/23/Bow, Middlesex/Census

1882/John Robert Bowen/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John R Bowen/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John R Bowen/../../../Business Directory of London **

1885/John Robt. Bowen/../../../P.O. Directory **

1886/John Robert Bowen/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/John Robert Bowen/../../../Post Office Directory

1892/John Robert Bowen / Licensed Victualler/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1895/John Robert Bowen/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Herbert Henry Bowen/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Herbert H Bowen/Licensed Victualler/30/City of London/Census
1901/Arthur G Bowen/Brother, Assistant/20/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/John H Hibberd/Manager/28/Southend, Essex/Census
1901/Susannah Merryman/Barmaid/39/shoreditch, London/Census
1901/Ada New/Barmaid/27/City/Census
1901/Mary Barton/Barmaid/24/../Census
1901/Mary A Murphy/Cook/40/Poplar, London/Census

1902/Herbt. Hy. Bowen/../../../P.O. Directory **

1903/Herbt. Hy. Bowen/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/John Wilby/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Wilby/Licensed Victualler/49/Glemsford, Suffolk/Census
1911/Emily Laura Wilby/Wife, Assistant/43/East Hanningfield, Essex/Census
1911/May Florence Wilby/Daughter, Assistant/24/Paddington, London/Census
1911/Mary Ann Buckels/Sister, Cook, Widow/55/Bures, Essex/Census
1911/Kate Dora Buckels/Niece, Waitress/24/Wherstead, Suffolk/Census
1911/Mabel Agnes Buckels/Niece, Housemaid/26/Wherstead, Suffolk/Census
1911/James Alfred Brooks/Barman/25/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Harry Albert Stokes/Barman/24/Shoreditch, London/Census

1915/John Wilby/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Mrs Mabel Edith Knowland/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Alex Henry Hemming/../../../Kelly's

1936/Alex Henry Hemming/../../../.. **

1938/George L Rees/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/George I. Rees/../../../Post Office Directory *

1942/Cecil H. J. Broadway & H. J. Davey/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/Cecil h J Broadway & J Davey/../../../Post Office Directory


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