London historical street directory and pub history

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Gun Tavern, 27 Cold Harbour, Blackwell, Poplar E14

Poplar pub history index

1710: A pub first opened on this site in 1710 and by 1716 was trading as the 'King & Queen'.  In 1725 it was renamed the ' Rose & Crown' and in 1745 it was renamed the 'Ramsgate Pink'. In 1770 it finally came to be known as the Gun. At Cold Harbour, Blackwell in 1869 & earlier. It was partly rebuilt in 1875, although much of the surviving pub is older. Certainly at 27 Cold harbour by 1901 **

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.

Gun, 27 Coldharbour Lane - in March 2007

Gun, 27 Coldharbour Lane - in March 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1833/Mrs H Ferguson/../../../LVAssociation ****

1839/Jos Plummer/../../../Pigot's Directory ****

1841/Robert Hall/../10/Middlesex/Census ****
1841/Maria Hall/../15/Middlesex/Census
1841/John Hall/../4/Middlesex/Census
1841/Berriman Hall/../7 months/Middlesex/Census
1841/Louisa Hall/../40/../Census
1841/Racheal Wilkinson/../13/Middlesex/Census
1841/Robert Hall/Victualler/40/Middlesex/Census

1842/Robt. A Hall/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1843/Robert Ambrose Hall/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1848/Thomas Jewiss/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1851/Thomas Jewiss/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1856/Joseph Luxton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

May 1858/Joseph Luxton/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

May 1858/Mary Alicia Thorne/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1859/Mrs Mary Alicia Thorne/../../../Post Office Directory **

July 1861/Charles Habgood/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1861/Richard Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1864/Richard Smith/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era, 22 May 1864 *

1864/James William Goodhew/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era, 22 May 1864 *

1869/Js W Goodhew/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/James Wm Goodhew/Licensed Victualler/29/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census ****
1871/Frances Goodhew/Wife/29/Milton, Kent/Census
1871/Emma Goodhew/Daughter/3/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1871/Maria Theresa Goodhew/Daughter/5/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1871/James Allen/Potman/24/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/Eliz Smallman/General Servant/23/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1874/J W Goodhew/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

August 1874/James William Goodshew/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

August 1874/William George Gordon/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1875/William George Gordon/../../../Post Office Directory **

1876/William George Gordon/../../../Post Office Directory **

1880/William George Gordon/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/William Gordon/Licensed Victualler/32/Poplar, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Mary Gordon/Wife/30/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Bertha Gordon/Daughter/4/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Gordon/Son/3/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edith Gordon/Daughter/2/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Gordon/Daughter/6 months/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Garnet/Barmaid/32/Vauxhall, Surrey/Census
1881/Mary Hooper/Barmaid/23/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Howard/Cook/45/Hertford/Census
1881/Elizabeth Kent/Housemaid/23/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1881/Hannah McCarter/Kitchenmaid/18/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Clara Cyilbs/Nurse Maid/17/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Lepine/Potboy/17/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1884/Alfred J Hobbs../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Evan Jones/../../../Post Office Directory **

1892/Evan Jones/../../../Post Office Directory **

1895/Evan Jones/../../../Post Office Directory **

1896/Evan Jones/../../../Post Office Directory **

1899/Evan Jones/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Alexander Gill/Licensed Victualler/36/Wapping/Census ****
1901/Alice Gill/Wife/35/Victoria Docks/Census
1901/Alice Gill/Daughter/10/Wapping/Census
1901/Alexander Gill/Son/8/Wapping/Census
1901/Russell Gill/Son/6/Bethnal Green/Census
1901/Maud Gill/Daughter/4/Old Ford/Census
1901/Geo Gill/Son/2/Polar/Census
1901/Lizzie Taylor/Domestic Servant/15/Stepney/Census
1901/William McCarthy/Potman/26/Weston Colville/Census

1902/George Webb/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Matthew Hildrew/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/John Henry Hildrew/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Fredk Eugene Aldridge/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1940/O L Jackman/../../../BT Telephone Directory ****

1944/Thos T Oram/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1971/../Gun, 27 Coldharbour Lane/../../Pub Directory

1983/../Gun, 27 Coldharbour Lane, Allied Breweries/../../Pub Directory

1991/../Gun, 27 Coldharbour Lane, Ind Coope Taylor Walker/../../Pub Directory

* Provided By Ken Ripper

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1840 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!

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