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Kingsbridge Arms, 154 & 156 West Ferry Road, Poplar

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This pub was trading as the Kings Arms in 1839 and had become the Kingsbridge Arms by 1869.  It was known as the Kings Head in 1881, and the Eastern Hotel at various other times. This pub was demolished in 2004 **

Kingsbridge Arms, 154 & 156 West Ferry Road, Poplar

Kingsbridge Arms, 154 & 156 West Ferry Road, Poplar

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.

1835/Richard Edmund Wicker / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1836/Richard Edmund Wicker / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1842/A D Wicker/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1844/Andrew D Wicker/../../../Thompsonís Directory **

1852/Mrs Ann D Wicker/../../../Watkinís Directory **

November 1852/Richard Rudyard Bell/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

November 1852/James Woodruff/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1862/William Escott junior/../../../P.O. Directory **

1869/Jas Isaac Absell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/James Apsell / Landlord /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1871/John Smith / Barman /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

August 1875/James Isaac Absell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

August 1875/Elizabeth Absell/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

March 1877/Elizabeth Abscell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

March 1877/George Gordon Johnston/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1881/George Gordon Johnstone / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 26 July 1881 **

[Listed as the Kings Head only in the 1881 census]

1881/George G Johnstone/Licensed Victualler/42/Barnstaple/Census ****
1881/Bessie Johnstone/Wife/34/Barnstaple/Census
1881/Bessie C Johnstone/Daughter/14/Newton Abbott/Census
1881/Marion S Johnstone/Daughter/13/Newton Abbott/Census
1881/Rose Johnstone/Daughter/2/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Raraty/Barman/30/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza A Pest/Barmaid/19/Whetstone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary A Goldsmith/Nursemaid/23/Lynn, Norfolk/Census
1881/William Smith/Potman/28/Brackley, Northampton/Census
1881/Sophia Esplen/Cook/24/Scotland/Census

1882/James William Absell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/James W Absell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/William Gregory/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Jas Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Jas Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/James Smith/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Thomas Watson/Licensed Victualler/38/Southampton, Hants/Census ****
1901/Matilda Watson/Wife/38/London/Census
1901/James Watson/Father, Gas Engineer, Widow/64/Scotland/Census
1901/Thomas Mellinol/Barman/40/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/James Appleby/Potman/30/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Gertrude Bender/Barmaid/19/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Miriam Weston/Barmaid/19/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
1901/Mary Gregory/Barmaid/19/Newcastle, Northumberland/Census
1901/Rose Gorvaw/Cook/23/London/Census
1901/Rhoda Shuttle/General Servant/21/Poplar, London/Census

1910/Thomas Henry Watson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Henry Charles Chapman/../../../P.O. Directory **

1915/Henry Charles Chapman/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Alfred James Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1924/George Bernard Allchorn / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 18 July 1924 **

1938/Mrs Esther Allard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Mrs Esther Allard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Saturday, 23-Jul-2016 21:53:31 BST