Rainbow, 179 High Street, Lewes

Lewes pub history index

This pub was rebuilt in its present form in around 1930.  **

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

Rainbow, 179 High Street, Lewes - in April 2009

Rainbow, 179 High Street, Lewes - in April 2009

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Residents at this address.

1855/Moses Bodle/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1858/Thomas Mantel/Beer Retailer/../../Melvilles Directory **

1865/J Mantel/Beer Retailer/../../Simpson’s Directory **

1870/John Stevens/Beer Retailer/../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Mrs Stevens/../../../Tomkies Directory **

1883/J Parker/../../../Holman’s Lewes Directory **

1890/George Kemp jun/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Kemp jun/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly’s Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex **

1901/George Kemp/Inn Keeper/46/Lewes, Sussex/Census
1901/Mary A Kep/Wife/56/Bersted, Sussex/Census
1901/Susan Kemp/Mother, Widow/72/Ditchling, Sussex/Census
1901/Ellen F Coppard/Niece, Barmaid/21/Newick, Sussex/Census
1901/George Coppard/Nephew, Barman/20/Newick, Sussex/Census

1905/George Kemp/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly’s Directory of Sussex **

1910/W Clark/../../../Pike’s Directory **

1911/William Clark/Beer House Keeper/37/Cambridgeshire/Census
1911/Alice Clark/Wife, Assistant/37/Danehill, Sussex/Census
1911/Alice Ford/Niece/14/Portslade, Brighton/Census
1911/George Hyde Tansley/Boarder, Electrician, Widow/55/Nottingham/Census
1911/George Henry Will Tansley/Boarder, Electrician/25/Islington, London/Census

1913/William Clark/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1918/Walter William Stollery/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1938/Wilfred Edwd. Diprose/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

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