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    Search the historical London street directory, and London pub history site including early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London. This search engine is not brilliant, try address searches in the main google search to get better results. Searches on people names do appear to work, I think. Let me know!

    Carlisle, 24 Pelham Street, Hastings

    Hastings pub history index

    This is the Pelham Arms in 1890 and earlier. The Carlisle Hotel (the back of the pub) in about 1924 trading under the name Carlisle Saloon. The pub has been rebuilt several times, the extension on the left hand side was added in 1920 and replaced the former beer garden. This view of the pub and its surroundings are now unrecognisable. The buildings to the right of the pub were demolished in 1930 when a new road and sea wall was built. The extension was also removed at this time and the pub was again rebuilt with flat roofs. The buildings to the left suffered bomb damage during WW2 and were all gone by the mid 1960s. After many years as a car park, this area is now occupied by a residential complex. The Carlisle is the only building in this photo to survive albeit in a different form. This pub was established in around 1820 as the Pelham Arms and renamed the Carlisle Hotel in 1892. It was rebuilt in its current form in around 1930.

    Now simply called the Carlisle (regulars refer to it as the Carlie) it is a popular, friendly pub with live music (mostly heavy Rock) most weekends. There is a large function room with a second bar upstairs also with provision for live music. Please don't be put off by the appearance of the regulars (mostly bikers), they honestly are a great crowd and very friendly.  ***

    Carlisle, 24 Pelham Street, Hastings - circa 1924

    Carlisle, 24 Pelham Street, Hastings - circa 1924

    Carlisle, 24 Pelham Street - in July 2010

    Carlisle, 24 Pelham Street - in July 2010

    All kindly provided by Terry Huggins

    Carlisle, 24 Pelham Street / Denmark Place, Hastings - in July 2016

    Carlisle, 24 Pelham Street / Denmark Place, Hastings - in July 2016

    Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

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

    The following entries are in this format:

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

    Pelham Arms:

    1832/(Pelham Arms) Richard Chandler/../../../Pigotís Sussex Directory 1832-34 **

    1851/(Pelham Arms) Richard Edward Chandler/../../../Post Office Directory of Sussex **

    1873/Richard Thomas Chandler/../../../London Gazette, 27 February 1873 **

    1878/Edward Hones/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1881/Edward Hones/Licensed Victualler/34/City, Middlesex/Census ****
    1881/Hellen/Wife/34/Hastings, Sussex/Census
    1881/Alfred James/Son/6/St Giles Camberwell, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Ann Bishop/General Servant/22/Woodchurch, Kent/Census

    1890/Thomas Charles Brown/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1891/Thomas C Brown/Hotel Proprietor/37/Ampthill, Beds/Census ****
    1891/Emily Brown/Wife/33/Luton, Beds/Census
    1891/Stanley F Brown/Son/12/Luton, Beds/Census
    1891/Daisy E Brown/Daughter/8/Luton, Beds/Census
    1891/Lionel Brown/Son/1 month/Luton, Beds/Census
    1891/Annie Clifford/Barmaid/21/Guildford, Surrey/Census
    1891/Elizabeth Hall/Domestic Servant/20/Tunbridge Wells, Kent/Census


    1899/Edward Willard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1911/(Carlisle Hotel) Robert Forbes/../../../Kellyís Directory of Sussex **

    1911/Robert Forbes/Licensed Victualler/47/St Pancras, London/Census ****
    1911/Leonora Forbes/Wife, Assistant/49/St Giles, London/Census
    1911/Marian Leonora Forbes/Daughter, Assistant/18/St Giles, London/Census
    1911/Maud Victoria Forbes/Daughter/13/St Giles, London/Census
    1911/Lily Constance Forbes/Daughter/10/St Giles, London/Census
    1911/Leonard Nelson Poole/Barman/19/Hastings, Sussex/Census

    1913/Fras Hy Bishop/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1915/Fras Hy Bishop/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1918/Francis Henry Bishop/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1930/Fras Hy Bishop/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1938/Fras Hy Bishop/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    ** Provided By Stephen Harris

    *** Provided By Terry Huggins

    **** Provided By Kevan

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