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Commercial Brewery, 500 Commercial Road, Ratcliffe

Ratcliffe pub history index

The Brewery Tap of the former Commercial Brewery which closed in the 1930s - the early address was at 1 Union Terrace, Commercial Road. However, the pub remains open (2006). **

Known later as the Brewery Tap, this pub closed in 2012 and has been converted to residential use - Malthouse Apartments - with additional floors (2014). *

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in  Ratcliffe, London  - in East London. The Ratcliffe, East London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Brewery Tap, 500 Commercial Road - in September 2006

Brewery Tap, 500 Commercial Road - in September 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Brewery Tap, 500 Commercial Road - in March 2014

Brewery Tap, 500 Commercial Road - in March 2014

Kindly provided by Tris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1856/James Wm West/Brewer & Maltster/../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/Henry West/Brewer/37/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census ****
1861/Sarah M West/Wife/30/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1861/Lizzie M A West/Daughter/8/Ratcliff, Middlesex/Census
1861/Louise M West/Daughter/6 months/Ratcliff, Middlesex/Census
1861/Charles T Hackett/Barlad/16/St George East, Middlesex/Census
1861/Eliza Jackson/Servant/28/West Thurrock, Essex/Census
1861/Eliza Brazier/Nursemaid/16/Ingatestone, Essex/Census

1869/Henry West/Brewer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/George Thomas Kitchen/Manager Working Dept: Brewery/38/Paddington, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Caroline C Kitchen/Wife/26/Cauvigny (Oise), France/Census
1881/Ann Fass/Domestic Servant/23/Gravesend, Kent/Census

1882/Commercial Brewery Company/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/David Geo Marchment/../../../Post Office Directory **

1911/D P Marshment/Beer Retailer/59/Whitechapel/Census ****
1911/E S Marshment/Wife/58/Stepney/Census
1911/P W Marshment/Son, Electrical Engineer/21/Stepney/Census
1911/M Marshment/Daughter/20/Ratcliff/Census
1911/A J Marshment/Son, Auctioneers Clerk/18/Ratcliff/Census

1915/Jas Robert Ashworth/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Jas Ernest Cruickshank/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1923/Jas Ernest Cruickshank/../../../Post Office Directory **

1931/Sidney Bonner/../../../Post Office Directory **

1934/Sidney S Bonner/../../../Kellys Directory **

1948/Hy H Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory **


* Provided By Tris

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Saturday, 01-Apr-2017 12:25:04 BST