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Railway Tavern, 30 The Broadway, Lower Edmonton N9

Address in 1911 census is at 510 Fore Street.

Edmonton index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Middlesex.

Residents at this address.

1851/Benjamin Benjamin, Railway Tavern, Water lane/../../Post Office Directory

Railway Tavern beer shop, Old road - next is Brookes Terrace:
1861/John Thompson/Beer Seller/53/Blakeney, Norfolk/Census
1861/Mary Thompson/Wife/55/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1861/Betsy Thompson/Daughter, Assistant/18/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census
1861/John H Thompson/Son/13/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census

On the 18th May 1900, Emily Constance Richings, Daughter of Arthur William Richings & Rose Richings, is baptised at St Matthias, Stoke Newington. Their address is the Captain Cook, Howard road, and her father is a publican.

Middlesex Gazette 23 August 1902
Five weeks since Mr Arthur Richings applied to the Tottenham Justices for a transfer of the license of the Railway tavern Lower Edmonton. A fortnight afterwards he was taken ill, and on Saturday last he died, leaving behind him a young widow and one child.
The deceased was an old and respected employee of the New River Company, well known and respected by a large number of fellow workers from Wood Green to Ware.

Will in 1902/Arthur William Richings of the "Railway" tavern Lower Edmonton Middlesex died 16 August 1902 Administration London 16 October to Rose Richings widow Effects £1701 7s 10d. Resworn February 1903 £1459 2s 10d.

The 1911 census of 64 Church street, Lower Edmonton shows that Alfred Clarke has married Rose Richings, probably in 1903
1911/Alfred Clarke/Beer House Keeper/35/Village of Outwell, Norfolk/Census
1911/Rose Clarke/Wife/31/Westmonster Bride road, Lambeth/Census
1911/Frederick Arthur Clarke/Son/5/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census
1911/Irene Doris Clarke/Daughter/3/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census
1911/Emily Constance Richings/Daughter/10/Stoke Newington, London/Census
1911/Sarah Ellen Camp/General Servant/24/Wood Green, Middlesex/Census

In 1911, at Edmonton, a Charles French and Mary French are manager and manageress of the Railway Tavern, 510 Fore street, Edmonton Also listed are Florrie Jackson, niece aged 17, and Dorrie Proctor, a servant aged 19.
This is likely to to be the Mary Ann Rebecca Budge who is licensee of the Peacock Tavern, 7 homerton High street from at least 1931.

1914/Mrs R Clarke/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

The People 06 October 1918:
Tragedy at an Inn - The tragic sequel of a wife's unfaithfulness was investigated by an Edmonton jury, who found that Alfred Clark (42), of the Railway Inn, Enfield Town, murdered his wife Rose Clark (39), at the Railway tavern, Edmonton, which she conducted, and committed suicide during temporary insanity -

Rosa Clark, the man's sister in law, said that on Saturday afternoon he told her that he had had a great shock, his wife having informed him that she wanted him to divorce her, as she loved Arthur Press better, and had been to Bognor for 7 weeks with him ...
May Adelaide Parker, a barmaid, said that at 10.45 pm on Saturday she heard Mrs Clark shout ...

1937/Frederick Edward Finch/../../../Post Office Directory

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