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Rising Sun, 270 High Street, Poplar

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This pub was established in 1765, the name coming with the landlord from another Rising Sun which stood across the road, this earlier pub being renamed the Sun & Sawyers. It is now demolished. At 101 Poplar High Street before 1871 and renumbering.  **

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.

1765/Richard Newcombe/../../../Survey of London **

1835/Chas. Wilson/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1839/Charles Wilson/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1841/Charles Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1842/Chas. Wilson/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1843/Charles Wilson/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1837 BAPTISM: Susan HOLLINGSWORTH, baptised 3 Feb 1837, St Mary Magdalene Bermondsey, parents John Hollingsworth and Eliza (probably an older son of John of Benington).

1839 DEATH OF FATHER? : John HOLLINGSWORTH, d. Jun Q 1839 Bermondsey

1841 CENSUS : I haven't looked for Eliza and Susan Hollingsworth or George RING in the 1841 census. Were they in Poplar? ***

1847 REMARRIAGE OF MOTHER : Susan's mother, Eliza HOLLINGSWORTH, married George RING Dec Q 1847, London District ***

1851/George Ring/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Geo Ring/Victualler/34/Ryme, Dorset/Census ****
1851/Eliza Ring/Wife/36/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Susan Hollingsworth/Daughter/14/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1851/M A Ingram/Barmaid/19/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Esther Rogers/Barmaid/19/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Chas Miller/Potman/29/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Jos Johnson/Potman/29/Buckingham/Census
1851/J W Loft/Visitor, Mariner/29/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1851/Jas Purdy/Visitor, Beadle/67/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census

1856/George Ring/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/George Ring/Licensed Victualler/45/Repne, Dorset/Census ****
1861/Emma Richardson/Visitor/15/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1861/Caroline Abrahams/Servant/21/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1861/George Ruffell/Servant/19/Shrimpling, Suffolk/Census
1861/John Hanwell/Potman/22/Tring, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Emma Hanwell/Cook/23/Newton, Suffolk/Census

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

1869/Thomas Graves/../../../Post Office Directory ****

13th August 1870/Thomas Graves/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

13th August 1870/Richard Coltman/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1871/Mary A Coltman/Licensed Victualler/51/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1871/William Coltman/Son, Licensed Victualler/24/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary A Coltman/Daughter/27/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sarah A Coltman/Daughter/25/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1871/Eliza Coltman/Daughter/22/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1871/Alfred H Coltman/Son, Cabinet maker/19/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1871/George Dove/Potman/32/Ashford, Kent/Census
1871/Matilda Watts/General Servant/29/Norfolk, Yarmouth/Census

23rd November 1872/Mary Ann Coltman/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

23rd November 1872/Frederick Henry Smither/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

12th May 1877/Frederick Henry Smithers/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

12th May 1877/James P Rising/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/James Plummer Rising/Licensed Victualler/36/Woolwich, Kent/Census ****
1881/Margaret Rising/Wife/34/Sheerness, Kent/Census
1881/Martha Manning/Sister, Barmaid/22/Sheerness, Kent/Census
1881/Maud Manning/Sister, Barmaid/17/Sheerness, Kent/Census
1881/Sarah Webb/Servant/22/Stepney/Census
1881/Luke Amos/Potman/23/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1882/James P Rising/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/James P Rising/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1888/James Plummer Rising / Licensed Victualler, Deceased / Died 5 January 1888 /../../London Gazette, 20 April 1888 **

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

1895/William Stevens/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Ernest Alfred Wass/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/George Caseley / Former Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 16 June 1899 **

1901/William G Johnson/Public House Manager/27/Chelsea, London/Census ****
1901/Charles F March/Visitor, Ships Steward/31/Whitechapel, London/Census
1901/Rose M March/Barmaid/21/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Lizzie M A Hill/Barmaid/23/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Maud Webb/General Servant/17/Poplar, London/Census
1901/George Barker/Potman/53/Woodbridge, Suffolk/Census

1915/Jas Joseph O'Brien/../../../Post Office Directory ****

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And Last updated on: Friday, 25-Aug-2017 22:55:33 BST