Many accurate 1921 census transcriptions have already been added to the pub history site, including London, and parts of Middlesex.

Green Dragon, 179 High street, Poplar E14

Poplar pub history index

Existed from at least 1814. aka Green Dragon railway Tavern. There was a Green Dragon in Poplar by 1690. It closed in around 1926 and is now demolished. **

At 198 Poplar High Street before 1871 and renumbering

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

Residents at this address.

1805/William Collins, the Green Dragon, Poplar/../../Holdens Directory

1814/Roger Baker / Carpenter /../../Sun Fire Office records, Guildhall Library **

1828/Mr Pottinger/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1839/Joseph Pattendon/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1842/William Warren / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1842/Thomas Stichell / Potboy / 18 /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1842/W Warren/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1850/Thomas Graves/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Thos Graves/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Thomas Graves/Victualler/31/Hatfield, Essex/Census
1851/Caroline Graves/Wife/37/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/George Warren/Step son/9/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Ann Graves/Daughter/3/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Ann Jackson/Niece/3/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1851/Luisa Clark/Servant/23/Blackmore, Esex/Census
1851/Thomas Hoseman/Servant/32/Stratford, Essex/Census

2nd July 1860/Thomas Graves/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

2nd July 1860/George Frederick Wickers/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

George Frederick Wickers went to run a hotel in Jersey where his son Harry married the sister of my great grandmother. ***

1861/George Frederick Wickers/Licensed Victualler/44/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Sarah Wickers/Wife/29/Camden Town, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emily Wickers/Daughter/1/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry Wickers/Visitor, Commercial Clerk, Widow/68/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1861/John White/House Servant/18/Ratcliff/Census
1861/Mary Martin/House Servant/19/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Margaret Donovan/House Servant/14/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Minnie Wickers/Daughter/2/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1862/George Wickers/../../../P.O. Directory **

1863/George Wickers / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1864/George Wickers / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

November 1867/George Frederick Wickers/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1867/Henry John Marsh/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

November 1869/Henry John Marsh/ Outgoing Licensee /../../East London Observer

November 1869/John Thomas Christoffer/ Incoming Licensee /../../East London Observer

January 1870/John Thomas Christoffer/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1870/Samuel Cowper/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1874/S Cowper/../../../H D Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers Directory **

23rd May 1874/Samuel Cowper/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

23rd May 1874/John Archer/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1876/James Edward Davies/Green Dragon Railway Tavern/../../Post Office Directory

12th May 1877/James E Davies/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

12th May 1877/Frederick Davies/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Edward Davies/Licensed Victualler/37/Ilfracombe, Devon/Census
1881/Mary A Davies/Wife/35/Homerton, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edward J Davies/Son/10/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1881/Harry Davies/Son/8/Holloway, Middlesex/Census
1881/Amos Smith/Potman/33/Billington, Bedford/Census
1881/Mary Smith/Domestic Servant/35/Billington, Bedford/Census
1881/Ellen Smith/Servant Daughter/7/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census
1881/Joseph Smith/Servant Son/5/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Smith/Servant Son/3/Wapping, Middlesex/Census

1884/Mary A Davis/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Henry James Dartnell / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 28 January 1887 **

1891/Alfred Robert Richardson/../../../Post Office Directory

1893/William Richard Tuckwell/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Frank Boulton Hill/../../../Post Office Directory

On January 8th, 1896 is the marriage of William John Taylor, age 24, Publican “Green Dragon”, High Street, Poplar; and Enma Bridger, aged 25, at 135 St James Road. * It is likely he was a barman at the Royal Oak, Whitechapel road in the 1891 census.

1898/William Taylor, Green Dragon, 179 Poplar High street/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Walter William Wood/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Walter W Wood/Licensed Victualler/28/Cubitt Town, London/Census
1901/Mary E Wood/Wife/28/Sunderland/Census
1901/Alpheus C N Wood/Son/8 months/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Alice E Kelly/Housekeeper/18/Limehouse, London/Census
1901/Kate H Simmons/Barmaid/25/Victoria Park, London/Census
1901/Lillie Linglow/Domestic Servant/19/Australia/Census

1910/Walter William Wood/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Walter William Wood/../../../Post Office Directory

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