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Hope & Anchor, 123 Acre Lane, Brixton, Lambeth SW2

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Dating from as least 1815 when mentioned in Victuallers lists. It was shown as the Hope Tavern and Tea Gardens on a map dated 1829, in 1834-45 it was known as the Hope but reverted to Hope & Anchor by 1853. It was rebuilt with a bowling green in 1889. Young & Co bought the lease in 1891 and the freehold in 1933.  It was rebuilt again in 1937, this time in Brewers' Tudor style. It was CAMRA pub of the year in 1993 ** This pub has been rebranded as a branch of the Grand Union chain and by at least mid-2012. * Also sometimes listed as the Anchor and Hope, Acre lane, e.g. in the 1847, 1850, 1854 and 1862 license transfers

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in the Lambeth parish, Surrey, London. This includes Kennington, Brixton, Lambeth, Norwood, Peckham & Waterloo Road.The Lambeth parish, Surrey, London Public House Trade Directory uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

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

1825/William Skinner, Hope & Anchor, Acre lane/../../Victuallers Recognizances ****

1834/Daniel Hole/../../../Victuallers lists **

November 1847/Beatrice Ann Clementina Higg/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1847/Henry King/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

February 1850/Henry King/Outgoing Licensee/../../Morning Advertiser ****

February 1850/William Prior/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Advertiser ****

July 1854/John Millidge/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1854/William Seymour/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

February 1862/James Killham/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

February 1862/Thomas Welch/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1881/John Baldwin/Licensed Victualler/39/Godstone, Surrey/Census ****
1881/Jane Baldwin/Wife/41/Farndridge, Surrey/Census
1881/Kate Wiltshire/Barmaid/26/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1881/David J Griffiths/Potman/27/Brixton, Surrey/Census

1891/James F Summers/Licensed Victualler/27/Honiton, Devon/Census ****
1891/Emily H Summers/Wife/24/Exmouth, Devon/Census
1891/Ellen Clitheroe/General Servant/22/East Dereham, Norfolk/Census
1891/Frank H Sampson/Barman/18/Fordham, Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Harry Price/Barman/25/London/Census
1891/Elizabeth Afford/Lodger, Dressmaker/30/Reston Bissett, Buckinghamshire/Census

1894 - 1920/William Farmer/../../../.. **

1901/William F Farmer/Licensed Victualler/31/Honiton, Devon/Census ****
1901/Annie Farmer/Wife/31/Devon/Census
1901/Annie Farmer/Daughter/8/Kennington, London/Census
1901/Reginald Farmer/Son/6/Southwark, London/Census
1901/Lucy Farmer/Daughter/3/Brixton, London/Census
1901/Eli Farmer/Son/2 months/Brixton, London/Census
1901/Bessie Robins/Assistant/36/Portsmouth, Hants/Census
1901/Margery Young/Domestic Servant, Widow/54/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Charles Hiscox/Barman/22/Sidmouth, Devon/Census
1901/Tom Mller/Barman/19/Chatham, Kent/Census

1921/William Frank Farmer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

William Farmer who was still there in partnership till 1944 **

1944/W F & E A Farmer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1950 - 1956/Walter Howes/../../../.. **

2006/Charles Fleming/../../../.. **


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** Provided By Bill Rigby

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Friday, 06-Apr-2018 21:04:15 BST