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Putney pubs history index
Still trading in 2018 and with awards as one of the best pubs in the country, and CAMRA awards. It re-opened in 2005 after being saved from demolition; and apparently dates back to 1826. Waterman street was named River street until about 1940. It is only listed by address on most of this site, as it was previously a beer house.
The 1911 census lists the address as at 32 River street, and next in the census is Gay street, which is the earlier address as River street was only numbered to #12 in the 1901 census. In the 1871 census, there is a beer house at 18 Gay street.
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Surrey .
Residents at this address
1867/Miss Mary Green, Beer Retailer, Gay street, Putney/../../Putney Directory
1871/Mary Ann Woodman/Beer House Keeper/46/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1871/James Green/Nephew, carriers Boy/16/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1878/William Humphrys, Beer Retailer, Gay street, Putney/../../Post Office Directory
1880/John Trippas, Beer Retailer, Gay street, Putney SW/../../Post Office Directory
1881/John Trippas/Licensed Victualler/42/Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary A Trippes/Wife/50/Marks Tey, Essex/Census
1891/John Trippas, Beer Retailer, Gay street, Putney SW/../../Post Office Directory
1891/John Trippas/Beer House Keeper/53/Eaton square, Middlesex/Census
1891/Mary A Trippes/Wife/60/Marks tay, Essex/Census
John Trippas is buried on August 27th 1891, aged 52 years
1900/Mary Ann Trippas, Beer Retailer, 1 Gay street, Putney SW/../../Post Office Directory
1901/Mary Ann Trippas/Beer House Keeper, Widow/70/Coggeshall, Essex/Census
1901/Edith V Draper/Visitor, Barmaid/25/Yorkshire/Census
1901/Elizabeth Ann kent/Visitor/62/Chelsea/Census
In 1906, Walter William Charles Barklamb, aged 36, marries Ada Jane Everett, aged 25; at Shoreditch. He is a hotel manager, and both list their address as at 7 Foundry walk.
1911/Walter Barklamb/Beer Retailer/40/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Ada Barklamb/Wife/29/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Kathleen Barklamb/Daughter/4/London, Ontario, Canada/Census
By 1912, they are listed at 30 Rossington Street, Hackney - the Hope & Anchor; at the baptism of their daughter Mabel Barklamb.
1919/Thomas Laing Allan, beer retailer, 32 River Street, Putney SW15/../../Post Office Directory
1922/George Fenton, beer retailer, 32 River Street, Putney SW15/../../Post Office Directory
1925/George A Fenton, beer retailer, 32 River Street, Putney SW15/../../Post Office Directory
My Grandmother and my Dad lived in Edmund Arms, Garton street at the end of the war. I have letters and financial statements addressed to my Grandmother there from 1946 - 1951 ish. Her name was Ethel Blanche Higgs.
She was also involved with the Bull pub in Mitcham (family pub from 1890-1950) and also the Bricklayers Arms in Putney too.
1930/Edwin Higgs, beer retailer, 32 River Street, Putney SW15/../../Post Office Directory
1934/Edwin Higgs, beer retailer, 32 River Street, Putney SW15/../../Post Office Directory
1938/Edwin Higgs, beer retailer, 32 River Street, Putney SW15/../../Post Office Directory
In 1939 at the Bricklayers Arms Wine & Bar, 32 Waterman Street, Putney, Wandsworth
Annie Higgs, Bar & Wine Licensee, Widowed, born 28 Mar 1883
John D Higgs, Manager, born 25 Sep 1883
Ethel B Higgs, Wife, born 22 Nov 1894
Jane Davison, later Ainsworth, Female Companion, born 04 Feb 1888
1940, John David Higgs of 32 Waterman street Putney Surrey died 9 March 1940 at St Stephens Hospital Fulham road London Administration London 27 April to Ethel Blanche Higgs widow. Effects £643 0s 9d.
1942/Mrs Annie Higgs, beer retailer, 32 Waterman Street SW15/../../Post Office Directory
1944/Mrs Ethel Higgs, beer retailer, 32 Waterman Street SW15/../../Post Office Directory
* Provided by David Higgs