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Magdala Tavern, 211 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich SE22

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.

1878/Ludwig Siedle/../../../../Suburban Post Office Directory ****

1881/William A Dowling/Licensed Victualler/28/Somerset/Census ****
1881/Emma Dowling/Wife/24/Somerset/Census
1881/Ernest Dowling/Son/8/Somerset/Census
1881/Percy Dowling/Son/2/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Dowling/Son/1/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter Denbarx/Barman/19/Somerset/Census
1881/Laura Denbarx/Inn Servant/21/Somerset/Census
1881/Ellen Hopkins/Cook/24/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily Baines/Nurse/17/London, Middlesex/Census

1896/Frank Houlton/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Walter W Collison/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Charles Durden/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1919/Mrs Mary Ann Cason/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Mary A Cason/../../../../Post Office Directory ****


Mr Harry Weeks, at the Magdala in 1949

Mr Harry Weeks, at the Magdala in 1949

Kindly provided by Alex Wilkinson

Mr Harry Weeks, tenant at the Magdala, Lordship Lane, East Dulwich for a number of years has decided to retire from business. He has a long and honourable record in Truman's trade.
Beginning in 1890, he acted as potman and barman at the Dun Cow, in Old Kent Road, until 1895. This was then a free house selling Truman's beers and was later purchased by the company. Following another period as a barman at the Princess of Wales, London Road, Southwark, Mr Weeks became manager and licensee of the Brunswick Tavern in the Old Kent Road. He resided there from 1900 until 1907.
After a break of three years, Mr Weeks became the tenant of the Claremont in Bermondsey, until 1922, when he was accepted as the tenant of the Magdala. Mr Weeks name was mentioned on the annual renewal day at the Newington Bench as one of four who had either completed or were just completing 50 years as a licensee under the Bench of Magistrates. (1949) ***

1938/Harry Weeks/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Harry Weeks/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1949/Mr Harry Weeks/../../../Black Eagle Journal ***


*** Provided by Alex Wilkinson

**** Provided By Kevan

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