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Bedford Tavern, 154 Seven Sisters Road, Islington N7

Islington index

Currently [2010] covered in scaffold and undergoing some sort of refurbishment or conversion. Closed in August 2009 and reopened in November 2014 as a craft beer venue. ***

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

Bedford Tavern, 160 Seven Sisters Road, N7 - in May 2008

Bedford Tavern, 160 Seven Sisters Road, N7 - in May 2008

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1869/John Williams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

July 1869/Mrs Sarah Hollyman/../../../LV Asylum ****

July 1871/Jacob Bayliss/Outgoing Licensee/../../Islington Gazette ****

July 1871/Emma Elizabeth Chivers/Incoming Licensee/../../Islington Gazette ****

July 1871/Jacob Bayliss/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

July 1871/Emma Elizabeth Chivers/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1874/Mrs S Gondie/../../../Middlesex Directory ****

1881/Frederick Hazelwood/Licensed Victualler/46/Timson, Buckingham/Census ****
1881/Sarah Hazelwood/Wife/36/Linslade, Buckingham/Census
1881/Lillian Hazelwood/Daughter/16/Linslade, Buckingham/Census
1881/Nelly Hazelwood/Daughter/15/Linslade, Buckingham/Census
1881/Evelyn Hazelwood/Daughter/13/Linslade, Buckingham/Census
1881/Charles Hazelwood/Son/8/Linslade, Buckingham/Census
1881/Hilda Hazelwood/Daughter/5/Linslade, Buckingham/Census
1881/Mary Ann Cross/Barmaid/26/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Scott/General Servant/18/Linslade, Buckingham/Census

1899/Upperton & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1903/Upperton & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1910/Arthur Bennett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Joseph Spurling/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Rt Wilson/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Rt Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Saml Baigross/../../../Post Office Directory ****

*** Provided By Tris

**** Provided By Kevan

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