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Blue Anchor, 78 South End, Croydon, Surrey

Croydon pub index

Both pubs (Blue Abchor and the Southbridge Arms) were demolished when the road junction was widened in the 1920s and the Blue Anchor was rebuilt on a site further north of its original position.  The address in 1937 is at 64 South End road. **

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Surrey . The Surrey listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Blue Anchor, 78 South End, Croydon, Surrey - circa 1915

Blue Anchor, 78 South End, Croydon, Surrey - circa 1915

This shows the original pub on the left;  Behind it, further up the road and sticking out with Colyers, at roof level is The Southbridge Arms.

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Blue Anchor / Tree House, 78 South End, Croydon, Surrey - in 2018

Blue Anchor / Tree House, 78 South End, Croydon, Surrey - in 2018

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

The following entries are in this format:

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

1839/Robert Marshall/Blue Anchor, South end/../../Pigots Directory ****

1851/Mary Marshall/Victualler, Widow/57/Moyle, Hampshire/Census ****
1851/Mary Ann Marshall/Daughter/19/London/Census
1851/William Marshall/Son/14/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1851/Mary Ann Eales/Servant/19/Ealing, Middlesex/Census
+ Lodgers

1855/Mrs Mary Marshall/Blue Anchor, 41 South end/../../Post Office Directory ****

1865/Robert & Mary Marshall/../../../F Warren Croydon directory ****

1867/G Marshall/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1878/William King/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/William King/Inn Keeper/65/Clapham, Surrey/Census ****
1881/Ann King/Wife/53/Edenbridge, Kent/Census
1881/Arthur George King/Son/23/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1881/Walter James King/Son/12/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1881/Lucy Kennett/Barmaid/22/Stoke Newington, Middlesex/Census

1891/William Henry Osmond/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1896/Albert Sommer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1900/H Butler/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1913/Henry Butler/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1918/Henry Butler/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1937/Capt Jack G Jones/../../../Kellys Directory ****

** Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

**** Provided By Kevan

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