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    Watermans Arms, 261 High Street, Wapping

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    at 92 High Street by 1895 due to road renumbering; This pub was present by 1785 but is now demolished. **

    A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Wapping London  - in East London. The Wapping 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.

    1815/Mary Brown /Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held by Guildhall Library **

    1839/William Belton/../../../Pigotís Directory ***

    1841/G C Wasmuth/../../../Missing Ancestors website ***

    March 1849/William Parnell/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    March 1849/G D Lawrence/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    1851/George Daniel Lawrence/../../../Kelly's ****

    1856/Geo D Lawrence/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1861/John Camden/Licensed Victualler/44/unknown/Census ****
    1861/Eliza Camden/Wife/40/Maidstone, Kent/Census
    1861/Eliza Camden/Daughter, Assistant/20/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
    1861/Jemima Camden/Daughter, Assistant/17/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
    1861/Susan Camden/Daughter/11/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
    1861/Ann Camden/Daughter/5/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
    1861/George Camden/Son/3/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census

    November 1863/John Camden/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

    November 1863/John Thornton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

    1869/John Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1871/John Smith/Licensed Victualler/47/Russia/Census ****
    1871/Sarah Smith/Wife/29/Ireland/Census
    1871/Ernest Smith/Son/4/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
    1871/Clara Louisa Smith/Daughter/3 months/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
    1871/Jane Pickett/Barmaid/22/Ireland/Census
    1871/Edwin Reby/Potman/20/Scotland/Census
    1871/Mary Asniston/General Servant/25/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
    1871/Jack Hall/Boarder, Wharfingers Foreman/32/Scotland/Census
    1871/Peter Bonner/Boarder, General Labourer/26/Wapping, Middlesex/Census

    1873/John Smith/../../../P.O. Directory ***

    23rd May 1874/John Smith/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    23rd May 1874/Charles Alfred Spong/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    July 1875/Charles Alfred Spong/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    July 1875/John Horn/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    22nd January 1876/John Horn/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    22nd January 1876/George Page/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    March 1877/George Paye/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    March 1877/Alexander Cowling/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    1880/Alex. Cowling/../../../P.O. Directory ***

    1881/Alexander Cowling/Licensed Victualler/61/Berwick On Tweed, Northumberland/Census ****
    1881/Jane Hannah Cowling/Wife/61/London, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Elizabeth Ann Bond/Daughter, Constables Wife/25/London, Middlesex/Census
    1881/William Alexander Cowling/Grand Son/3/London, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Henry Wm Foskett/Nephew, Philosophical Instrument Maker/18/London, Middlesex/Census

    1884/Alexander Cowling/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1891/Charles Clayton/Licensed Victualler/43/Darsham, Suffolk/Census ****
    1891/Lydia Clayton/Wife/43/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1891/Albert Clayton/Son, Barman/22/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1891/Lydia Clayton/Daughter/13/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1891/Maude Clayton/Daughter/8/Bethnal Green, London/Census

    1895/Edwd Jas Thomas/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1900/John Prior/../../../P.O. Directory ***

    Ernest Askins is earlier at the Town of Ramsgate  **
    1901/Ernest A Askins/Lighterman/46/Grosvenor Square, London/Census ****
    1901/Margaret Askins/Wife/42/St Georges East, London/Census
    1901/Ernest E Askins/Son, Licensed Victualler/22/St Georges East, London/Census
    1901/Margaret Askins/Daughter/20/Wapping, London/Census
    1901/Ada A Askins/Daughter/17/Wapping, London/Census
    1901/Ethel Askins/Daughter, Milliners Apprentice/15/Wapping, London/Census
    1901/Alfred A Askins/Son/13/Wapping, London/Census
    1901/Francis Askins/Son/11/Wapping, London/Census
    1901/Sidney Askins/Son/9/Wapping, London/Census

    1902/Ernest Edwin Askins/../../../Post Office Directory **

    1910/Benj Robert Toombs/../../../Post Office Directory ***

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