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Arab Boy, 289 Upper Richmond Road, Putney SW15

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At 245 Upper Richmond Road in 1904 and earlier. It was built in 1849 and still open in 2019.

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

Residents at this address

James Thornton had a pub in Barnes (Land Tax Records) 1827-1830 and is shown as ‘Publican’ in High Street Barnes in the 1841 Census. James died in 1855, with 5 leasehold houses to leave to his children. In the 1851 Census, James Thornton is shown as licensed victualler at the Arab Boy, in Putney. *

James’ brother George Thornton had the ‘Two Brewers’ in Mortlake in 1841 (Census records), but had retired by 1851, when the pub was being run by Thomas William Thornton, George’s nephew. George died in 1862 whilst living at the ‘Devonshire Arms’, Kensington when it was being run by Alfred Howse – yet another of my distant relatives!! *

1855/James Thornton, Arab Boy, Upper Richmond road/../../Surrey Directory 

1867/James Ford/Arab Boy, Upper Richmond Road/../../Surrey Directory 

September 1867/James Ford/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era 

September 1867/Richard Shaw/Incoming Licensee/../../Era 

1871/Henry Burrell/Publican/50/Totridge, Hertfordshire/Census
1871/Mary Burrell/Wife/40/Ottery St Mary, Devon/Census
1871/Henry Burrell/Son/7/Kent/Census
1871/Thomas Burrell/Son/5/Kent/Census
1871/Mary Burrell/Daughter/4 months/Putney, Surrey/Census
1871/Elizabeth Timbers/Servant/18/London/Census
1871/Thomas Brookson/Pot Boy/17/Merton, Surrey/Census

1874/H Burrell, Arab Boy, Upper Richmond road, Putney, SW /../../Licensed Victualler & Hotelier Directory

1878/William Springett/Arab Boy, Upper Richmond Road/../../Surrey Directory 

1891/William Springett/Arab Boy, 245 Upper Richmond Road/../../Surrey Directory 

1901/Mrs E Springett/.. /../../Post Office Directory 

1904/Henry Watts/.. /../../Post Office Directory 

1911/Henry Watts/.. /../../Post Office Directory 

1911/Philip Erbach/Licensed Victualler/39/Rotherhithe/Census 
1911/Mary Erbach/Wife/29/Arbroath, Forfarshire/Census
1911/Philip Erbach/Son/4/London/Census
1911/Annie Spruels/Domestic Servant/20/Paddington/Census

1919/William Herbert Wale/.. /../../Post Office Directory 

1921/Mrs M A Wale/../../../Hughes Directory

1934/Mrs Mabel Sophia & Chas Claud Gabb, Arab Boy, 289 Upper Richmond Road, Putney SW15/../../Post Office Directory 

1938/Kenneth Joseph Mills/.. /../../Post Office Directory 

1944/Kenneth Joseph Mills/.. /../../Post Office Directory 

* Provided By Stewart Owen

And Last updated on: Friday, 09-Oct-2020 14:37:20 BST