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Blue Anchor, 67 High Street, Bromley [ Bow ] E3

Bow pubs history index

Blue anchor, in recent years - Kindly provided by Philip Mernick @

Blue anchor, in recent years

Kindly provided by Philip Mernick

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Bow, East London  - in East London. The Bow, East London 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.

1826/W Stevens/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1833-34/William Stevens, Anchor, Back street, Bow/../../Pigots Directory ****

1844/Thomas Corney/../../../Thompson’s Directory **

1851/Thomas Corney / Head / 48 / Victualler / Chigwell, Essex //../../../census **
1851/Theresa Corney / Wife / 60 / / Selborne, Hampshire //../../../census
1851/James Day / Visitor / 40 / Assistant / Croydon, Surrey //../../../census
1851/James Coborn / / 27 / Pot Man / Bow, Middlesex //../../../census
1851/Frederick Rich / Lodger / 24 / Labourer / Bow, Middlesex //../../../census

1851/Thomas Corney/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1856/Mrs T Corney/../../../Post Office Directory ****

September 1857/Thirsa Corney/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1857/Thomas Cox/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1861/Thomas Cox/Publican/40/Avening, Gloucestershire/Census ****
1861/Lucy Cox/Wife/40/Bardwell Ash, Suffolk/Census
1861/William Mitchell/Stepson/14/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1861/Samuel Mitchell/Stepson/12/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry W Cox/Son/8/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1861/Walter J Cox/Son/7/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1861/George Cox/Son/5/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1861/Lucy Jane Cox/Daughter/3/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Ann Cox/Daughter/1/Bow, Middlesex/Census

1869/Thos Cox/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Thomas Cox/Publican & Corn Dealer/50/Gloucestershire/Census ****
1871/Lucy Cox/Wife/50/Bury St Edmunds/Census
1871/Henry Cox/Son, Clerk/18/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Walter Cox/Son, Carpenter/16/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Cox/Son/14/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emily Elmor/Niece, Dressmaker/21/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Ann Cox/Daughter/12/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Lucy Jane Cox/Daughter/10/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alice Cox/Daughter/8/Bow, Middlesex/Census

1872/Thomas Cox/../../../P.O. Directory **

January 1873/Thomas Cox/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

January 1873/George William Allen/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

19th July 1873/Thomas Cox, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th July 1873/Abraham Bryant/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

March 1874/Abraham Briant/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

March 1874/Robert Ford/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

6th March 1875/Robert Ford/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

6th March 1875/Humphrey Field Gadesden/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

March 1877/George Walter Jenkins/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

March 1877/Christopher William Buckpitt/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1881/Joseph Russell/Licensed Victualler/48/Butleigh, Somerset/Census ****
1881/Sophia A S Russell/Wife/37/Sainpston, Devon/Census
1881/George Russell/Son/16/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Florence Russell/Daughter/13/Stratford, Essex/Census
1881/William H Russell/Son/11/Leyton, Essex/Census
1881/Walter J Russell/Son/10/Leyton, Essex/Census

1882/Joseph Russell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Joseph Russell/../../../Business Directory of London **

1886/Joseph Russell/../../../Business Directory of London **

1899/Richard Drake/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/Richard Drake/../../../P.O. Directory **

Mrs Elizabeth Clarke, landlady of The Blue Anchor, Bromley High Street, Bromley-by-Bow is my great-grandmother.

Mrs Elizabeth Clarke, landlady of The Blue Anchor, Bromley High Street, Bromley-by-Bow is my great-grandmother.

The photo shows her (back row, second from left looking scarey!) With other staff. Also is a contribution book for the Jolly Boys Club from 1923.

Kindly provided by Paul Penton

1901/John Clarke/Publican/26/Stepney, London/Census ****
1901/Elizabeth Clarke/Wife/26/Wapping, London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Clarke/Daughter/3 months/Bow, London/Census
1901/Lily Aubury/Housemaid/15/Bromley, London/Census

1911/John A E Clarke/Licensed Victualler/33/Stepney, London/Census ****
1911/Elizabeth H Clarke/Wife/35/Shadwell, London/Census
1911/Elizabeth H Clarke/Daughter/10/Bow, London/Census
1911/Beatrice M Clarke/Daughter/8/Bow, London/Census
1911/John B Clarke/Son/7/Bow, London/Census
1911/Victoria L Clarke/Daughter/2/Bow, London/Census
1911/Cecilia M Clarke/Daughter/2/Bow, London/Census
1911/Ellen E Gowers/General Servant/27/Bromley, London/Census
1911/Herbert F Drake/Potman/24/Wapping, London/Census

1915/Jn Albert Edward Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Elizabeth Clarke/../../../Hughes Directory ****

1934/William Frank Cant/../../../Kelly's ****

1938/Alfred E Frame/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Jas J Paulding/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1988/G W Waite/../../../Trumans Watney List ***

1990/G W Waite/../../../Trumans Watney List ***

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Alex Wilkinson

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 10-Jun-2018 17:32:09 BST