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Artichoke, 25 Church Street, Camberwell SE5

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At 33 Church Street before 1896; This pub is now called the Funky Munky. It was rebuilt in its present form in 1883. ** This is now called Stormbird (2014). The address is listed as 14 Church Street in 1856 and earlier, prior to street renumbering. *

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Camberwell, Surrey,  London. The Camberwell, Surrey , London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors. This area includes Camberwell, Dulwich and Peckham.

Artichoke, 25 Church Street, Camberwell SE5 - circa 1930s

Artichoke, 25 Church Street, Camberwell SE5 - circa 1930s

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Artichoke, 25 Church Street, Camberwell SE5 - circa 1950s

Artichoke, 25 Church Street, Camberwell SE5 - circa 1950s

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Artichoke, 25 Church Street, Camberwell, SE5 - in June 2008

Artichoke, 25 Church Street, Camberwell, SE5 - in June 2008

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1825/Ralph Gibson/Artichoke, High street/../../Petty Sessions ****

1826/Ralph Gibson/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1833-34/Ralph Gibson, Artichoke, Church Street, Camberwell/../../Pigots Directory ****

1839/Elizabeth Ann Pearce/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1842/Phillip Lloyd/../../../Robsons Directory ****

1846/Johnston Edgington/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1848/Johnston Edgington/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Johnston Edington/../../../Post Office Directory *

1856/Johnston Edington/../../../Post Office Directory *

December 1859/Sarah Edington, John Bell and Robert Howard, executors of John Edington/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

December 1859/Sarah Edington/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1871/James Bunce/Publican/49/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census *
1871/Eliz. Bunce/Wife/49/Ware, Hertfordshire/Census
1871/H. Bunce/Son/20/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census
1871/G. Pares/Potman/26/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/Annie Norfolk/General Servant Domestic/35/Essex/Census
1871/Annie Pyne/Barmaid/23/Kennington, Surrey/Census

1874/James Bunce/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory ****

1878/James Bunce/../../../../Suburban Post Office Directory ****

1881/Charles W Ewen/Licensed Victualler Manager/29/Hanwell/Census ****
1881/Ann M Ewen/Wife/30/Bristol/Census
1881/Florence M Ewen/Daughter/3/Old Ford/Census
1881/Ellen Rattie/Servant/19/Battersea/Census
1881/George A Stephens/Barman, Widow/36/Oxford/Census

1896/P Callingham/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/David Bartlett/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1904/David Bartlett/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1905/David Bartlett/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1908/David Bartlett/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Frank Gwynn Hughes/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

Florence Collins (my great grandmother) is the daughter of James & Harriet Collins of The Giraffe, Newington. She is the licensee of the Old Greyhound, Milton Street in 1901. She is also husband of Thomas Stanley Foster of The Artichoke, Camberwell. She is lastly,  the Mrs Florence Foster at the Beech Tree, Bromley, where she survived the pub being hit by a Doodlebug. This was apparently rather better than the current pub, which I'm told is now a shadow of the original building. ***

1911/Thomas Foster/Licensed Victualler/39/Islington, London/Census ***
1911/Florence Foster/Wife, Assistant/34/Kennington, London/Census
1911/Geoffrey Ernest Foster/Son/5/Walworth, London/Census
1911/Hilda Mary Foster/Daughter/2/Walworth, London/Census
1911/Walter James Beard/Barman/31/Walworth, London/Census
1911/Annie Macauley/Nurse, Widow/39/Oxford Street, London/Census
1911/Alicia King/Barmaid/30/Norwich, Norfolk/Census
1911/Florence Mabel Humphries/Barmaid/22/London/Census
1911/Edward Collins/Nephew/5/Brixton, London/Census

1914/Thomas Foster/../../../Post Office Directory *

1919/Thomas Foster/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Thomas Foster/../../../../Hughes Directory ****

1938/Jas. Wm. Moore/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/Jas. Wm. Moore/../../../Post Office Directory *

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Stephen King

**** Provided By Kevan

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