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Bancroft Arms, 1 Moody Street, Mile End E1

Mile End Pubs history

The address is listed as 1 Albert Street in 1871, prior to street renaming. The pub is named in the 1871 census. *

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

Residents at this address.

1871/George Lewis/Beer House Keeper (Widower)/49/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census *
1871/Maria Lane/Housekeeper/35/Kingsland, Middlesex/Census

1881/Joseph Ths. Moseley/Beer Retailer/26/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census *
1881/Mary Rebecca Moseley/Wife/24/Stoke Newington, Middlesex/Census

1891/Wm. Thos. Mayne Fry/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1891/Clayton Wiles/Beer House Keeper/35/Sussex/Census *
1891/Sophia Wiles/Wife/37/Bethnal Green/Census
1891/Elizabeth A. Broom/General Servant/28/Bromley/Census

1895/Henry Moore / Beer Retailer /../../Post Office Directory **

1899/Herbert Kiteley/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1901/Herbert G Kiteley/Beer Retailer/35/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Annah Kiteley/Wife/26/Mile End, London/Census
1901/Annah S Kiteley/Daughter/2/Mile End, London/Census
1901/Ada J Kiteley/Daughter/6 months/Mile End, London/Census
1901/Ada Cutmore/Sister in Law, House Maid/24/Mile End, London/Census

1910/Orlando Adolphus Leigh/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1911/Orlando Adolphus Leigh/Beer Retailer/29/Mile End/Census *
1911/Emily Susannah Leigh/Wife/28/Bethnal Green/Census
1911/Martha Helen Leigh/Daughter/1/Mile End/Census
1911/Grace Emily Leigh/Daughter/3 months/Mile End/Census
1911/Marie Edwards/Domestic Servant/16/Bethnal Green/Census

1915/Richard Abbott/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Philip Ellis/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 1, Moody Street, Mile End, Mile End Old Town
Philip Ellis, Beer House Keeper, aged 69 years 8 months and born in Westminster, Middlesex, Own Account
Emily Sarah Ellis, Wife, aged 63 years 2 months and born in St George in the East, Middlesex
Edward Thomas Wallis, Barman, Publican Mr Collis, aged 25 years 8 months and born in St George's, Middlesex

Prior to being licensee here, Robert William Halliday was licensee of the British Queen, at 98 Phillipp Street, Shoreditch. ***

1931/Robert William Halliday, beer retailer, 1 Moody street, Stepney E1/../../Kelly's Directory *

1934/Robert William Halliday/beer retailer/../../Kelly's Directory *

1935, Robert William Halliday of The Bancroft Arms Moody Street Mile End Middlesex died 20 December 1935 Probate London 3 February to Sarah Mary Ann Halliday widow and Edmund James Rowlinson beer retailers manager. Effects £942 18s 9d.

1938/Mrs Sarah M Halliday/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory

Elizabeth F Halliday & Lillian E Rowlinson were sisters inheriting the pub from my great grandfather . William Halliday. The pub was managed by my Grandfather Edmund J Rowlinson, the husband of Lillian. The pub was destroyed at the end of WW2 by a V rocket killing both Elizabeth & Lillian ( along with Harry Coats - son in law ); my Grandfather survived and took another occupation. ***

1944/E. F. Halliday & L. E. Rowlinson/beer retailers/../../Post Office Directory *

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** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Jeff Rowlinson

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