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At 29 Pennyfields in 1856 & earlier. Named the Diggers Rest in the 1861 census, and the Diggers Arms in the petty sessions in 1863..
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.
1848/John May/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****
1851/John May/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****
1851/John Thomas May/Beer Retailer/34/Lambeth/Census ****
1851/Jane Elizabeth May/Wife/34/Barking, Essex/Census
1851/John Thomas May/Son/12/Poplar/Census
1851/Mary Elizabeth May/Daughter/3/Poplar/Census
1851/Andrew Thomas May/Son/1/Poplar/Census
1851/Mary Elizabeth Nicholson/Sister, Assistant/26/Barking, Essex/Census
1856/John Thomas May/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****
1861/Richard Stowell/Beer shop Keeper/60/Liverpool/Census ****
1861/William Dowling/Lodger, Boilermaker/30/Rotherhithe/Census
December 1863/Peter Franks/Diggers Arms, Pennyfields, Poplar, false measures, fined 30s/../../London Evening Standard ****
1869/George Gordon/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****
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