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Bulls Head, 87 Rectory Grove, Clapham SW4

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At 39 Rectory Grove in 1881 census. Ex-Taylor Walker and known since at least 2007 as The Calf. **

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in the Clapham parish, London SW. This includes The Clapham parish, London SW Public House Trade Directory uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Bulls Head, 87 Rectory Grove, Clapham

Bulls Head, 87 Rectory Grove, Clapham

Kindly provided by Philip Carter

The following entries are in this format:

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

1822/Daniel Rooks/Bulls Head, Clapham/../../Petty Sessions ****

1825/Robert Flowers/Bulls Head, Clapham/../../Petty Sessions ****

1856/James Belcher/Bulls Head, Clapham Old Town/../../../Post Office Directory ****

George Colman, an engineers assistant, marries Emma Bullock in May 1851 at Camberwell. His father is Alexander Colman, a Merchant, and her father is William Bullock, a Wine Merchant.

1861/George Colman/Licensed Victualler/33/London, Middlesex/Census ***
1861/Emma Colman/Wife/34/Camberwell, Surrey/Census
1861/Alexander Colman/Son/8/Tintwistle, Cheshire/Census
1861/Emma Colman/Daughter/6/Camberwell, Surrey/Census
1861/George Colman/Son/4/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1861/Jane Colman/Daughter/2/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1861/Edward Wm Colman/Son/5 months/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1861/Elizabeth Green/House Servant/16/Moorfield, Middlesex/Census
1861/Jane Bullock/Sister in Law/36/Westminster, Middlesex/Census

22 May 1867/The Will of George Colman late of the "Bulls Head" Inn in the Parish of Clapham in the County of Surrey Licensed Victualler deceased who died 1 May 1867 at the "Bulls Head" aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Emma Colman of the "Bulls Head" aforesaid Widow the Relict the sole Executrix. Effects under 1,500.

July 1867/G Colman, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../South London Press ****

July 1867/Emma Colman, widow and executrix of G Colman/Incoming Licensee/../../South London Press ****

1874/Emma Coleman/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory ****

1878/Mrs Emma Colman/../../../Surrey Directory ****

1881/Emma Colman/Licensed Victualler, Widow/51/Camberwell, Surrey/Census ****
1881/Alexander Colman/Son, Licensed Victualler/28/Tentwistle, Cheshire/Census
1881/Emma Hastain/Daughter/26/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1881/Albert Hastain/Son In Law, Clerk/32/France/Census
1881/Edward H Colman/Son, Comedian Actor/20//Census
1881/Jane Colman/Daughter/22/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane S Colman/Daughter in Law/26/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Frances Bullock/Sister/58/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Racine/Sister, Widow/56/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma E Colman/Grand Daughter/2/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1881/Bernard A Hastain/Grandson/5/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1881/George B Hastain/Grandson/3/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1881/Emma C Hastain/Grand Daughter/8 months/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1881/Sydney Fentain/Visitor, Undertaker/25/Walworth, Surrey/Census

1896/C J F Shannaw/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Thomas O Watson/Licensed Victualler/49/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census ****
1901/Matilda Watson/Wife/32/Devonshire/Census
1901/Lily O Watson/Daughter, Drapers Assistant/17/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1901/Hilda C Watson/Daughter/12/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1901/Thomas R O Watson/Son/5/Hampstead, London/Census
1901/Dorothy V Watson/Daughter/4/New Malden, Surrey/Census
1901/Walter B Watson/Son/2/New Malden, Surrey/Census
1901/Annie Hazildene/Barmaid/18/Clapham, London/Census
1901/Amy Larke/Barmaid/19/London/Census
1901/Walter Law/Barman/20/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1901/James Neild/Billiard Marker/34/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1901/Thurza E Stephenson/Nurse/21/Norfolk/Census
1901/Mabel C Whiddett/General Servant/20/Clapham, Surrey/Census

1901/Thomas Oliver Watson/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1904/Mrs Matilda Watson/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1905/Mrs Matilda Watson/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

My great grandfather, Arthur Westall, was listed as landlord there in British Phone Books. He died in Dec 1906, presumably the phone book was already printed. Prior to this he was listed at The Victory, Colliers Wood in 1899 and 1900 (divorce petition),  and ran the Three Crowns in Watford in 1901.  *

1905/Arthur Westall/Licensed Victualler, Old Town, Clapham/../../../BT Telephone Directory [Battersea 772] *

1906/Arthur Restall [Westall]/Bulls Head, 87 Rectory Grove, Clapham/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1906/Arthur Westall/Bulls Head, Old Town, Clapham/../../../BT Telephone Directory [Battersea 336] *

Probate London 4 January 1907 - Westall Arthur of 87 Rectory-grove Clapham Common Surrey died 9 December 1906 to Jane Bigmore Westall widow Effects 1124 *

1908/Thos Brigden Westall/One room, second floor, furnished, 87, Rectory Grove/../../../Electoral Register *
1908/Mrs Arthur Westall/(Landlord), 87, Rectory Grove/../../../Electoral Register

Thomas Brigden Westall went on to run the Army and Navy, Mathias Road, Stoke Newington for over twenty years, not sure exactly when he took it over, whilst Jane Bigmore Westall went onto the Railway Hotel, South Norwood.  *

1908/Joseph John Hough/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Joseph John Hough/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1919/Thomas William Robinson/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Stanley Hy Wall/../../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../../Post Office Directory ****


* Provided By Margaret Wilkinson

** Provided By Tris

*** Provided By Marie Robertson

**** Provided By Kevan

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