Pub history and London

Swan Tavern, 73 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, Hackney E5

Hackney pub history Index

At Swan Place, Clapton Road in 1871 census. Up to at least the 1850s this pub was called the White Swan. This pub was present by 1745 and closed in January 2009. ** This pub is now used as a Jewish centre. *

The pub had recently been rebuilt when the photo of the Swan, 73 Clapton Common at the corner of Braydon road was taken. The neighbouring houses were destroyed and the pub lost it's upper storey in an air raid during WW2. ***

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Old Swan Tavern, Clapton Common - in 1886

Old Swan Tavern, Clapton Common - in 1886

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Swan Tavern, 73 Clapton Common and Braydon road, Upper Clapton, Hackney - circa 1900

Swan Tavern, 73 Clapton Common and Braydon road, Upper Clapton, Hackney - circa 1900

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Swan Tavern, 73 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, Hackney E5 - in 1961

Swan Tavern, 73 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, Hackney E5 - in 1961

Swan Tavern/Hotel, 73 Clapton Common, E5  - in November 2006

Swan Tavern/Hotel, 73 Clapton Common, E5 - in November 2006

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Swan Tavern, 73 Clapton Common E5 - in July 2011

Swan Tavern, 73 Clapton Common E5 - in July 2011

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Residents at this address.

1826/Cth Cass/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/George Kendall/../../../Pigots Directory

1842/George Kendall/../../../Robsonís Directory **

August 1847/George Kendall, deceased/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

August 1847/John Kendall and Thomas Kendall, executors of George Kendall/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1851/John Kendall/../../../Middlesex Directory

1851/John Kendall/Licensed Victualler/39/Clapton, Middx/Census
1851/Maria Kendall/Sister, Housekeeper/41/Clapton, Middx/Census
1851/Thomas Kendall/Brother, Omnibus Proprietor/37/Clapton, Middx/Census
1851/Sarah Cousens/General Servant/55/Cirencester, Gloucs./Census

1855/J Kendall /../../../Post Office Directory **

March 1864/John Kendall/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1864/Thomas Kendall, executor of John Kendall, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1866/J Kendall/../../../Middlesex Post Office Directory

August 1866/Thomas Kendall/ Outgoing Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

August 1866/William Murrell/ Incoming Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

1869/William Murrell / Licensed Victualler, deceased / Died in or about the month of January 1869 /../../London Gazette, 24 January 1873 **
1869/John William Bettys / Creditor /../../London Gazette, 24 January 1873
1869/Jane Bettys / Executrix, and wife of John William Bettys /../../London Gazette, 24 January 1873

March 1871/Jane Murrell/Outgoing Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

March 1871/John William Bettyes/ Incoming Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

1871/John W Bettys/Publican/37/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane Bettys/Wife/47/Oakley, Suffolk/Census
1871/Fred Murrell/Son/15/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1871/William R Bettys/Son/3/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sarah S Kilmore/Barmaid/38/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emily Marshall/Domestic Servant/29/Hackney, Middlesex/Census

1872/J Bettis /../../../Brabnerís Hackney Directory **

1874/John Bettyes /../../../Post Office Directory **

30th September 1876/William Davies/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

30th September 1876/John Wright/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

August 1877/George Wright/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1877/Harry Dobbin/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1878/Harry Dobbin/../../../Middlesex Post Office Directory

1881/David Bink/Licensed Victualler/39/Jermyn St St James, Middlesex/Census
1881/Julia Bink/Wife/30/Market Harborough, Leicester/Census
1881/Julia Bink/Daughter/13/Broadwall Blackfriars, Surrey/Census
1881/Joseph Bink/Son/8/Notting Hill, Middlesex/Census
1881/Leonard Bink/Son/4/Notting Hill, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lizzie Bink/Daughter/1/Notting Hill, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Whickers/Barman/17/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur Davy/Lodger, Job Master/27/Broad Windsor, Dorset/Census
1881/Nelly Delattre/Barmaid/20/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Ellen Rolfe/Nurse/22/Denham Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Sherrott/Cook/20/Blackheath, Kent/Census

1891/Richard E Elden/Licensed Victualler/46/London/Census
1891/Hestler Elden/Wife/43/London/Census
1891/Caroline Elden/Daughter/18/London/Census
1891/Thomas Elden/Son/17/London/Census
1891/Samuel Elden/Son/12/London/Census
1891/Olive Elden/Daughter/10/London/Census
1891/Ernest Elden/Son/8/London/Census
1891/Charlotte Elden/Daughter/6/London/Census
1891/Alice Elden/Daughter/5/Surrey/Census
1891/Mary A Burgess/General Servant/45/Middlesex/Census
1891/Charles Claydon/Son in Law/22/London/Census

1896/Richard Elden/../../../Post Office Directory

1902/Mrs Lilian Bradley/../../../Post Office Directory

1905/Mrs Lilian Bradley/../../../Post Office Directory

1908/Mrs Lillian Bradley /../../../P.O. Suburban Directory **

1911/Arthur Le Fevre/../../../Post Office Directory

1919/Mrs Frances Emily Le Fevre/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Walter Edmund Ponting/../../../Kelly's Directory

1938/Walter Edmund Ponting/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Harold Scott Sayers/../../../Post Office Directory


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