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Kings Arms, 167 Bow Road, Bow E3

Bow pubs history index

At 4 Bow High Street in 1869 and earlier; and at 2 Rectory Place in 1871

The Kings Arms, in recent years - Kindly provided by Philip Mernick @

The Kings Arms, 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/Ann Grubb/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1851/Farnham Flower/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/Farnham Flower/Licensed Victualler & Horse Contractor/56/Somerset/Census ****
1851/Ann Eliza Flower/Wife/51/Bath, Somerset/Census
1851/William Flower/Son, Lighterman & Contractor/24/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Cordelia Smith/Barmaid/23/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1851/Ann Flower/Daughter/19/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1851/Emma M Flower/Daughter/15/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1851/Lavina J Flower/Daughter/13/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1851/Eliza G Brown/Visitor/23/Scotland/Census
1851/Margaret O Reily/General Servant/19/Ireland/Census
1851/Daniel Godsave/Pot Boy/18/Margaret Roothing/Census
1851/William Pye/Ostler/24/Monmouth/Census
1851/William Fuller/Groom/41/Wisbeach/Census
1851/William Porter/Carman/40/../Census
1851/Charles Turner/Carman/28/../Census

1856/William Flower/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/Farnham Flower / Head / 66 / Contractor / Lye-on-Findip, Somerset //../../../census **
1861/Elizabeth Flower / Wife / 61 / / Bath, Somerset //../../../census
1861/William Flower / Son / / Victualler / Poplar, Middlesex //../../../census
1861/Susanna Flower / Daughter / 22 / / Bow, Middlesex //../../../census
1861/Emma Wright / Daughter / 20 / General Servant / Balsham, Cambridgeshire //../../../census
1861/Olivia Monk / / 15 / Bar Maid / Barking, Essex //../../../census
1861/Robert Richardson / / 15 / Pot Boy / Stratford, Essex //../../../census

1862/William Flower/../../../P.O. Directory **

1869/Mrs F Gear/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Fanny Gear/Licensed Victualler, Widow/48/Rotherhithe, Kent/Census ****
1871/Fanny Cole/Niece/17/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1871/Fanny Dark/Niece, Barmaid/24/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1871/Eva Cole/Niece/15/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1871/Emma Cole/Niece/14/Walworth, Surrey/Census

1877/Mrs Fanny Gear/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/William Lawson/Publican/52/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Emily Lawson/Wife/48/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Lawson/Daughter/10/Dover, Kent/Census
1881/Mary Ann Codd/Sister In Law, Assistant At The Bar/34/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Codd/Nephew/4/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1881/Edith Codd/Niece/2/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter Winslow/Potman/20/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Tichme/Nursemaid/13/Romford, Essex/Census

1891/James Poole/Licensed Victualler/60/Middlesex/Census ****
1891/Jane Poole/Wife/40/Middlesex/Census
1891/Clara Poole/Daughter/17/Middlesex/Census
1891/Eliza Poole/Daughter/12/Middlesex/Census
1891/Mabel Poole/Daughter/4/Middlesex/Census
1891/James Poole/Son/7/Middlesex/Census
1891/Sarah Dunyard/Servant, Widow/50/Middlesex/Census

1892/Joseph Winstead/../../../P.O. Directory **

1899/Elijah Morton/../../../Post Office ****

1901/Elijah Morton/Licensed Victualler/45/Limehouse, London/Census ****
1901/Louisa Morton/Wife/40/Rotherhithe, London/Census
1901/James Morton/Son/16/Walworth, London/Census
1901/Ammy Beer/Niece/15/Old Kent Road/Census
1901/Mary B Allen/Nurse, Widow/46/Scotland/Census
1901/Henry Pollard/Barman/34/Ottery St Mary, Devon/Census
1901/Willm Prevost/Potman & Barman/39/Stepney, London/Census

1915/Elijah Morton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1926/Harry William Blanks/../../../P.O. Directory **

1934/Harry William Blanks/../../../Kelly's ****

1938/Harry William Blanks/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Mrs Alice Berry/../../../Post Office ****

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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