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Railway Tavern, 339 Mare Street, Hackney E8

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This pub closed in 2009 and has been converted to a betting shop. **

This pub was established as the Eight Bells in 1665 and later had the address 347 Mare Street. It was demolished in 1880 when the road junction and railway crossing was redeveloped and a replacement pub was built at 339 Mare Street, with the new name Railway Tavern.
It was again rebuilt in 1955 following wartime bomb damage. **

A listing of historical 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.

Eight Bells, Mare Street, Hackney - in 1873 (later the railway Tavern)

Eight Bells, Mare Street, Hackney - in 1873 (later the railway Tavern)

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Railway Tavern, 339 Mare Street, Hackney E8

Railway Tavern, 339 Mare Street, Hackney E8

Railway Tavern, 339 Mare Street, Hackney E8

Railway Tavern, 339 Mare Street, Hackney E8

Railway Tavern, 339 Mare Street, Hackney E8 - in September 2005

Railway Tavern, 339 Mare Street, Hackney E8 - 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.

The Railway Tavern:

1881/Benjamin Hyams/Licensed Victualler/49/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Susan Hyams/Wife/48/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Hyams/Son, Managaer/21/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur Hyams/Son, Clerk/19/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma Hyams/Daughter/17/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Powell/Cook/62/Wales/Census
1881/Mary Mobbs/Housemaid/23/Bishops Gate, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harry Ulger/Barman/21/Norfolk/Census
1881/William Overhill/Barman/25/Borough/Census
1881/Lizzie Powell/Barmaid/16/Shoreditch/Census

1891/Benjamin Hyams/Licensed Victualler/58/Bethnal Green/Census ****
1891/Susan Hyams/Wife/57/Hackney/Census
1891/Edward H Page/Barman/27/Maida Vale/Census
1891/Edwin P Aaland/Barman/18/St Annes Soho/Census
1891/Frederick Goodworth/Barman/17/Regents Park/Census
1891/William Debnam/Barman/17/Clerkenwell/Census
1891/Mary Jesamine/Servant/29/New Zraland/Census
1891/Ellen Powell/Servant, Widow/72/Leicester/Census

1896/Henry Benj Hyams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Henry Benjamin Hyams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/Hy. Benj. Hyams/../../../P.O. Directory **

1901/Henry B Hyams/Publican/43/Bethnal Green, London/Census ****
1901/Eliza H Hyams/Wife/42/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Henry B Hyams/Son, Architect/21/Hackney, London/Census
1901/Arthur J Hyams/Son, Commercial Clerk/17/Islington, London/Census
1901/Edith L Hyams/Daughter/16/Islington, London/Census
1901/Louise Griffiths/Sister in Law/29/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Annie Proctor/Cook/28/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1901/Alice Proctor/Housemaid/24/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1901/Percy Jonas/Barman/28/Fulham, London/Census
1901/William H Hollingdale/Barman/25/Southwick, Sussex/Census

1904/Lewis Abrahams/../../../P. O. Directory **

1910/Lewis Abrahams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1912/Lewis Abrahams / Late Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 22 November 1912 **

1915/Morris Abrahams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1917/Morris Abrahams/../../../P.O. Directory **

1921/Ernest Lyme/../../../Hughes Directory *

1924/Uriah Joseph Widdicombe/../../../P.O. Directory **

1934/George Edwin Trent/../../../Kelly's ****

1939 -1957/Firkins/../../../Freehold

1944/William Firkins/../../../Post Office Directory *

1958 -1961/R S T Wills/../../../Freehold

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** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By kevan

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