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Coopers Arms, 119 Bird In Bush Road, Peckham

Camberwell pubs history index

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.

The following entries are in this format:

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

July 1864/Francis Merritt/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1864/Maria Creek/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1867/D Holmes/../../../../Suburban Post Office Directory ****

June 1872/George Creak/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

June 1872/Wm Ledger/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1878/W White/../../../../Suburban Post Office Directory ****

1881/William J Chaplin/Licensed Victualler/24/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Alice Chaplin/Wife/24/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah J Farrer/Domestic Servant/24/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1881/Thomas J Knights/Barman/26/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur Hurst/Barman/21/Peckham, Surrey/Census
1881/John Chaplin/Barman/20/Plumstead, Kent/Census

1896/G N Harding/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Arthur Henry Hawkins/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1908/Andrew J Forrest/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Fred Jarvis/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

My Great Aunt, Edith Sims was the Licensed Victualler at the Coopers Arms Hotel, 119 Bird in the Bush Road, Peckham in the 1911 Census. Living with her was her mother, Ezerener Sims and my nan, May Sims. *

1911/George W Laughton/Barman/36/Wisbech, Cambridgeshire/Census *
1911/Charles R W Russell/Barman/21/Peckham, London/Census
1911/Ms Jane Goridge/Cook/29/Bermondsey/Census
1911/Edith Sims/Licensed Victualler/49/Fulham/Census
1911/Ezerener Sims/Mother, Widow/71/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1911/May Sims/Grand daughter/15/XClpaham/Census

1914/Henry Burden Harris/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1919/Edgar Arnold Elkins/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Edgar Arnold Elkins/../../../../Hughes Directory ****

1929-30/John Edward Stubley/../../../Electoral Register

1934/George Chaplin/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1938/George Chaplin/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1944/Mrs Lilian Catherine Voss/../../../../Post Office Directory ****


* Provided By Margaret Stevenson

*** Provided By Ewan

**** Provided By Kevan

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!

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