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    Mercers Arms, 34 Belgrave Street, Commercial Road east, Ratcliffe E1

    Ratcliffe pub history index

    The address was 44 Totton Street until at least 1861, as this is the address listed in the 1861 census, and the 1866 license transfer. *  At 34 Belgrave Road in 1869; This pub is just a few yards from the White Horse, White Horse Lane. The pub closed in 2006 and is undergoing conversion to residential use **  Converted to residential use, now Mercers Place (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.

    Mercers Arms, 34 Belgrave Street, Commercial Road east, Ratcliffe E1 - in 1939

    Mercers Arms, 34 Belgrave Street, Commercial Road east, Ratcliffe E1 - in 1939

    Mercers Arms, 34 Belgrave Street - in August 2006

    Mercers Arms, 34 Belgrave Street - in August 2006

    Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

    Mercers Arms, 34 Belgrave Street, E1 - in September 2013

    Mercers Arms, 34 Belgrave Street, E1 - in September 2013

    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.

    1839/William Palmer/../../../Pigot's Directory *

    1848/Robert Tyler/../../../Post Office Directory *

    November 1849/Robert Tyler/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    November 1849/John Wells/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    August 1850/John Wells/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

    August 1850/William Jarrey/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

    1851/John Wells/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1851/Willm Jarrey/Licensed Victualler/47/Middlesex/Census ****
    1851/Elizth Jarrey/Wife/49/Hampshire/Census
    1851/Roy Jarrey/Son/9/Middlesex/Census
    1851/Willm J Jarrey/Son/7/Middlesex/Census
    1851/Edward Jarrey/Son/5/Middlesex/Census
    1851/Anne Herbert/Niece, Barmaid/20/Suffolk/Census
    1851/Chas Jigson/Servant/22/Middlesex/Census

    November 1852/William Jarrey/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    November 1852/Thomas Warren/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    1856/Thomas Warren/../../../Post Office Directory *

    1861/William Nunn/Publican/37/Ipswich/Census *
    1861/Ann Nunn/Wife/27/Chichester/Census
    1861/Elizabeth Nunn/Daughter/5/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
    1861/William Nunn/Son/3/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
    1861/Albert Nunn/Son/7 months/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
    1861/George Bray/Barman/24/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
    1861/Jane Boseley/Cook/40/Buckinghamshire/Census
    1861/Betsy Russell/Nursemaid/14/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

    July 1864/Joseph Myerscough/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

    July 1864/John William Hamis/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

    11th March 1865/John William Haines/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    11th March 1865/Joseph Charles Holt/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    November 1866/Joseph Charles Holt/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

    November 1866/Thomas Wilkinson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

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

    1871/Thomas Wilkinson/Licensed Victualler/36/Northamptonshire/Census ****
    1871/Emma/Wife/31/Bulchamp, Suffolk/Census
    1871/Elizabeth/Daughter/1/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
    1871/Emma Yarnhard/Niece/11/Millwall, Middlesex/Census
    1871/Mathew Hoster/Pot Boy/16/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census

    July 1872/Emma Wilkinson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

    July 1872/Thomas Watkins Braine/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

    1874/T W Braine/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

    19th July 1873/Thomas Watkins Braine/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    19th July 1873/Thomas John Gravell/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    August 1874/administratrix of Thomas John Pavell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    August 1874/Arthur Wheeler/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    1881/Thomas Braine/Trinity ? & Licensed Victualler/58/Seaford, Sussex/Census
    1881/Mary A Braine/Manager of Business/50/Greenwich, Kent/Census
    1881/Thomas Braine/Son, Engine Fitter at Works/24/Greenwich, Kent/Census
    1881/Elizabeth Braine/Daughter, Barmaid/21/Greenwich, Kent/Census
    1881/Eliza Braine/Daughter, Barmaid/18/Greenwich, Kent/Census
    1881/Christina Braine/Daughter, Barmaid/16/Greenwich, Kent/Census
    1881/Jessie Braine/Daughter/13/Greenwich, Kent/Census
    1881/Henry Gordon/Grandson/3/Limehouse/Census

    1882/Arthur Wheeler/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1884/Arthur Wheeler/../../../Post Office Directory ****

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

    1894/William Hobbs/../../../Post Office Directory **

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

    1899/Thomas Gurney/../../../Post Office Directory **

    1910/Robert Westwood/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1911/Robert Westwood/Publican/33/Bethnal Green, London/Census ****
    1911/Emma Westwood/Wife/29/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1911/Robert Westwood jun/Son/8/Haggerston, London/Census
    1911/James Westwood/Son/6/Stepney, London/Census
    1911/Eleanor Westwood/Daughter/4/Stepney, London/Census
    1911/Ada Stewart/General Servant/34/Liverpool/Census

    1915/Robert Westwood/../../../Post Office Directory *

    1921/Robert Westwood/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1934 - 1935/Littley/../../../Leasehold

    1936 - 1946/La Plain../../../Leasehold

    1938/Alfred George Laplain/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1944/Alfred George La Plain/../../../Post Office Directory *

    1947 - 1952/A Priest/../../../Leasehold

    1953 - 1955/A A Graham/../../../Leasehold

    1956 - 1962/F G Rolph/../../../Leasehold

    1963/J E Saunders/../../../Leasehold

    + Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

    * Provided By Ewan

    ** Provided by Stephen Harris

    **** Provided By Kevan

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