Many accurate 1921 census transcriptions have already been added to the pub history site, including London, and parts of Middlesex. If you can contribute to the site, send me some details to Kevan, along with some description of the specific property.

Victory, 198 High Street, Colliers Wood, Merton SW19

It is not named in the 1861 census, but inferred from the death in 1859. At Merton Road in 1878, and London Road in 1881 census

Mitcham pub history index

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Surrey

Residents at this address

1839/Henry Leach/Victory, Mitcham/../../Pigots Directory

1855/Henry Holt/Victory, Merton road/../../Post Office Directory

Globe 07 April 1859 - Death : At the Victory Inn, Merton, Surrey, Mary wife of Mr William Leves, aged 41

1861/William Leves/Victualler/38/Aveley, Essex/Census
1861/Benjamin Foakes/Servant/35/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1861/Joseph Fadale/Servant/16/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1861/Sarah Pawlet/Lodger/69/Harrow, Middlesex/Census
1861/Nathaniel leves/Nephew/12/Merton, Surrey/Census

1878/Henry Sawyers/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1881/Thomas Liddle/Publican/58/Bradle, York/Census
1881/Elizabeth Liddle/Wife/62/Wing, Buckingham/Census
1881/Maryann Liddle/Daughter, Barmaid/27/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1881/John C Liddle/Grandson/10/Kingston, Surrey/Census

1896/John Rodda/../../../Kelly’s Directory

My great grandfather, Arthur Westall, was listed as landlord at the Bulls Head, Clapham where he died in Dec 1906. Prior to this he is listed at The Victory, Colliers Wood in 1899 and 1900 (divorce petition),  and ran the Three Crowns in Watford in 1901.  *

1899/Arthur Westall/../../../../Divorce Petition *

1900/Arthur Westall/../../../../Divorce Petition *

1911/Frederica Eliza Lucas Wingfield/Widow/68/Lambeth, London/Census
1911/Eliza Harriott Williams/Daughter, Housekeeper/44/Holborn, London/Census
1911/Estella Lucas Wingfield/Daughter, Assistant/28/St George the Martyr, Holborn/Census
1911/Henry Williams/Boarder, Assistant/47/Islington, London/Census
1911/Elizabeth Jones/Barmaid/34/Clapham, London/Census
1911/Edward Matthew Elliott/Barman/23/Edmonton, London/Census
1911/James Masters/Potman/24/Wandsworth, London/Census

1913/John C Balls/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1921/John Balls/../../../Hughes Directory

1933/J Halls/../../../Mitcham News & Mercury

1937/John C Balls, Victory, 198 High street, Colliers Wood, Merton SW19/../../Kelly’s Directory

* Provided By Margaret Wilkinson

And Last updated on: Friday, 21-May-2021 11:53:06 BST