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Dolphin, 165 Mare Street, Hackney

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A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hackney, Middlesex - now in East London. The Hackney, East London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

At 100 Mare Street in 1861

The Dolphin, 165 Mare Street, Hackney - circa 1924 (Landlord G T Belshaw)

The Dolphin, 165 Mare Street, Hackney - in September 2005

The Dolphin, 165 Mare Street, Hackney - in September 2005

The following entries are in this format:

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

1736: Richard Scandrett/../../../Hackney Petty Sessions Book **

1795/George Heckford/victualler, Dolphin and Acorn/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1805/George Heckford, the Dolphin, Hackney/../../Holdens Directory ****

1826/Edward Artis/../../../Pigot's Directory ****

1827/Edward Hartis/../../../LV Association ****

1839/John James Homer/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1842/J J Homer/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1844/John James Homer/../../../Thompsonís Directory **

1850/John James Homer/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/John James Homer/../../../Kellyís Directory **

1856/John James Homer/../../../Post Office Directory *

January 1858/John James Homer/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

January 1858/to the said John James Homer and William Richard Homer, his partner/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1861/John Js Homer/Licensed Victualler Wine Merchant/51/Wentworth, Surrey/Census ****
1861/Isabella J Homer/Wife/39/Stepney/Census
1861/Harriet Homer/Daughter/21/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1861/Maria Homer/Daughter/16/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1861/Fredk W Homer/Son, Clergyman Church of England/28/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Homer/Son, Assistant/24/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1861/Charles H Homer/Son/23/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Heeley/Servant/25/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Jane Croft/Servant/27/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Rolton/Servant/15/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Edwin Smith/Servant/19/Hackney, Middlesex/Census

May 1862/William Homer/LV Association/../../Era ****

May 1866/William R Homer and C E Homer/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

May 1866/H J Homer/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

19th March 1870/Henry John Homer/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th March 1870/William Richard Homer/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1872/Homer Bros./../../../Brabnerís Hackney Directory **

1874/Brothers Homer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1878/W R Homer & Brother/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/James Ball/Manager Public Houses/39/Paddington, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Louise Ball/Manageress/35/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Louise L Ball/Daughter/11/Kensington, Middlesex/Census
1881/James D Ball/Son/10/Christchurch, Surrey/Census
1881/Clara J Ball/Daughter/8/Hounslow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Kate Hinghney/Barmaid/21/Carlow, Ireland/Census
1881/Sarah Cozens/General Servant Domestic/26/Abbotsbury, Dorset/Census
1881/Alfred Brown/Barboy/16/Hackney, Middlesex/Census

1886/John J Homer/../../../Business Directory of London **

1896/Homer Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Homer Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/Homer Brothers/../../../P.O. Directory **

1901/Fred Kemp/Public House Manager/43/Buckleigh, Devon/Census *+
1901/Ellen Kemp/Wife, Housekeeper/40/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1901/E Lizzie Kemp/Daughter/13/Hackney, London/Census
1901/Mary Kemp/Cousin, Drapers Assistant/24/Brampton, Devon/Census
1901/William Booker/Public House Cellerman/22/Olde Southgate, Middlesex/Census
1901/George Hollands/Barman/34/Westerham, Kent/Census
1901/Stanley Wright/Barman/23/Roehampton, Surrey/Census
1901/Alfred Rudkin/Barman/21/St Pancras, London/Census
1901/William Briant/Barman/19/Devon/Census
1901/Martha Hollands/Domestic Servant/36/Windsor, Berkshire/Census

1904/Homer Brothers/../../../P. O. Directory **

1910/Homer Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Homer Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Henry John Homer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1924/George Thos. Belshaw/../../../P.O. Directory **

1934/Mrs Gertrude Hazard/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Mrs Gertrude Hazard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

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

1988 - 90/J Sheerin esq/../../../Watney Truman publicans list

Joe and Bridget Sheerin had The Dolphin in Mare Street, Hackney, (E8) until about 1991. They went into the pub in the 1970's, I think. ***

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Ewan

*+ Provided By Rosie Green

** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Joanne Croke

**** Provided By Kevan

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