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The Commodore, 209 High Street, Poplar

Poplar pub history index

This pub was established by 1745 and was originally called the Red Lion. It was renamed the Old Commodore in 1844. It was demolished in 1934 or 1935 for the construction of Commodore House; At 183 Poplar High Street before 1871 and renumbering ** The 1862 license transfer refers to it still as the Red Lion, High street

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

1795/George Nunn/../../../Rate Books - Tower Hamlets Local History Library **

1807/George Nunn/../../../Rate Books - Tower Hamlets Local History Library **

1807/George Nunn / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1808/George Nunn / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1809/George Nunn / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1813/John Stebbing / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1819/Mary Bolton & Stephen Clarke / Victuallers /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1819/John Munday / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1821/John Munday / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1832/John Webb/../../../Survey of London **

1839/George Willis/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1841/George Willis/../../../Post Office Directory **

1842/Geo. Willis/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1851/Edward Kempton/Victualler/34/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census ****
1851/Sophia Kempton/Wife/29/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah A Kempton/Daughter/2/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Kempton/Son/3 months/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann Nan Kevill/Aunt, Widow/61/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Francis Allen/Servant, Baker/25/Oxford/Census
1851/Ann Harrington/Servant/18/Ireland/Census

1855/Timothy Blackman / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1856/Timothy Blackman/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/Harriet Blackman/Licensed Victualler, Widow/40/Reading, Berks/Census ****
1861/Mary Harrison/General servant/19/Middlesex/Census
1861/Daniel Keele/Potman/39/Blackfriars, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry Townsend/Barman/29/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1861/Jane Townsend/Wife/22/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry William Townsend/Son/7 months/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1862/Mrs Ht. Blackman/../../../P.O. Directory **

March 1862/Harriet Hannah Blackman/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

March 1862/Robert Reynolds Newton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1863/Robert Reynolds Newton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1863/Wm Ford Lukes/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1866/William Ford Lukes/../../../P.O. Directory **

1868/George Andrews / Barman to a Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 20 March 1868 **

1869/Wm F Lukes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/William F Lukes/Licensed Victualler/48/Gravesend, Kent/Census ****
1881/Maria M Lukes/Wife/42/Cambridge/Census
1881/Stephen Lukes/Nephew, Barman/18/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1881/Grace Whitmore/Barmaid/20/Windsor, Berkshire/Census
1881/George Grice/Potman/23/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1881/Jane Prentice/Domestic Servant/14/Highgate, Middlesex/Census

1884/Webb, Broomfield & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Richard Broomfield/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Richard Broomfield/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/John Christopher Armstrong/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Henry J Butler/Licensed Victualler/24/Poplar, London/Census ****
1901/Maud M Butler/Wife/23/Old Ford, London/Census
1901/Henry G Butler/Son/2/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Rosina M Butler/Daughter/2 months/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Ada R Stretch/Barmaid/18/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Edward H Tyler/Boarder, Barman/32/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
1901/Eugenie Tyler/Boarder/31/Clapton, Middlesex/Census
1901/Barnet E Tyler/Boarder/8/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1901/Eugenie Tyler/Boarder/6/Ilford, Essex/Census


** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Saturday, 23-Jul-2016 21:32:28 BST