Camberwell pubs history index
The Apple Tree, Crabtree shot road in an early licene application. The early address of 59 Sumner Road changes to 107 Sumner Road by 1905, probably through street renumbering. It is again named in the 1911 census summary and also in 1971.
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
Morning Advertiser 31 March 1871 - licence applications :
Apple Tree, Crabtree shot road, to James Birchall, Licence refused.
1871/James Birchall/Beer House Keeper/36/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harriet Birchall/Mother, Assistant, Widow/63/London/Census
South London Press 27 March 1875 - The following were refused new victuallers licenses:
Thomas Ming, the Apple Tree, Sumner road, Peckham
1878/John Stokes/Beer Retailer/../../../Suburban Post Office Directory
1881/John Stokes/Wine & Beer Seller/55/Margate, Ken/Census
1881/Ann Stokes (Bigsby)/Wife/49/Deptford, Kent/Census
1891/Walter H Meadows/Publican/34/City, London/Census
1891/Anne M Meadows/Wife/33/Norwood, London/Census
1891/Harry J L Meadows/Son/10/Norwood, London/Census
1891/Ernie S Meadows/Son/7/Isleworth, Middlesex/Census
1891/Gertrude B Meadows/Daughter/2/Norwood, London/Census
1891/Albert W Taylor/Visitor, Drapers Apprentice/16/Brixton, London/Census
1896/Henry Cleland/beer retailer/../../Kelly's Directory **
I have just obtained a copy of my husbands great something grandfather and it shows that after running pubs in Albany Road, he actually died 5 Apr 1898 while the licensee of The Apple Tree beer house in 59 Sumner Road, Camberwell/Peckham. His name was Thomas Virgin (previously at the Dun Cow in Albany Road). *
1905/Geo Gomm/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
1914/William Williams/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory **
1919/Wm Williams/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
1934/Wm Williams/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
1944/Jas Rd Hemmings/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
1971/../Apple Tree/../../../Post Office Directory
* Provided By Julie Shields
** Provided By Ewan