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Comfort Arms Tavern, 51 Bridge Street, Mile End E1

Mile End Pubs history

At 49 - 151 Bridge Street in 1901 census. This pub survived until at least 1963, by which time the address had become 49 Solebay Street. It is now demolished. **

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Mile End, East London  - in East London. The Mile End East London listing 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.

1891/George Cowley/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/George Cowley / Beer Retailer /../../Post Office Directory **

1899/George Cowley/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/George C Cowley/Beer Retailer, Widow/34/Stepney, London/Census ****
1901/Edith B Cowley/Daughter/10/Bow, London/Census
1901/Bertha C Wainwright/Sister in Law, Dressmaker/23/Bermondsey, London/Census
1901/Ethel M Wainwright/Sister in Law, Milliner/17/Bermondsey, London/Census

1910/Mrs Elizh Cowley/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Mrs Edith Bertha Fraser/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Mrs Edith Bertha Fraser/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/George Homer/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

My family came from the East End, and moved out during the War. I found a commemorative glass among my grandparents' things which was from 1935, and inscribed - "with compliments from Mr & Mrs W. G. Homer, The Comfort Arms, Bridge St. E1" ***

1938/Wm Geo Homer/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

*** Provided By Teresa

**** Provided By Kevan

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