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The 1891 listing of around 1400 Beer Retailers / Publicans in London - from the 1891 Post Office Directory,

This excludes the Publicans listed at named Pubs in the Directory. The Directory does not include Public House names, just an address. This is fine for double checking names and places; but lacks the modern naming convention of a Public House and its named sign.

Many of these Beer Retailers (usually better known as Publicans) are very important in the fact that many formed the modern Public House as we now know it; whilst others were the modern equivalent of the Off Licence.

I will add links from these pages as I am able; but please help me out here. It is often difficult through the documentation that exists to match an address to a Pub name as much of this is through word of mouth, i.e. a Public House is often known by it's name to the locals, rather than through any record system.

1891 Beer Retailer index

Abbott Mrs Eliza, 110 Mile End Road E
Abbott Mrs Emily, 86 New Compton Street WC
Abbott Joseph, 125 Gossett Street, Bethnal Green
Adam Geo, 30 Quens Crescent, Haverstock Hill NW
Adams Charles, 41 Camden Street, Walworth SE
Adams Edwin, 275 Southwark Park Road SE
Adams John, 44 Old Street EC
Adams Mark, 11 Old Road, Rotherhithe
Adams Thomas, 42 Dean Street, Commercial Road east E
Adams Wm James, 525 Kingsland Road NE
Adkins John Gunning, 424 Old Ford Road E
Akin John, 67 Old Bethnal Green Road E
Allder Joseph, 52 Old Nichol Street, Shoreditch E
Allen Mrs Catherine, 273 Poplar High Street E
Allen Thomas George, 333 Cambridge Road E
Allen William, 28 Derrick Street, Rotherhithe SE
Allen William, 41 South Street, Manchester Square W
Alleston Fredk, 7 Willis Street, Bromley E
Allmond Walter Hy, 135 Ernest Road, Mile End E
Altringham James, 100 Goswell Road EC
Ama Charles, 24 John Street, Liverpool Road N
Ambridge Wm, 194 Shoreditch High Street E
Amery John Shattock, 50 Brompton Road SW
Amos Charles, 106 Princes Road, Notting Hill W
Ancona Henry, 206 Rotherhithe Street SE
Anderson Robert, 9 Skinner Street, Clerkenwell EC
Anderson James, 52 Ivy Street, Hoxton N
Andreas Adam, 167 St George Street E
Andrew Mrs Harriet, 15 Canonbury lane, Islington N
Andrews Robert, 13 Burdett Street E
Andrews William, 441 Bethnal Green Road E
Angell Miss Jane Elizabeth, 93 Pimlico Road SW
Angold George, 23 St Johns Lane EC
Anstead Alfred Chas, 7 James Street, Bethnal Green E
Armitage George, 1 Railway Place, West Street E
Arnold Mrs F L, 1 Lawton Road, Mile End E
Arnold George Lewis, 93 Long lane SE
Arthy George Francis, 438 Old Ford Road E
Ashby Jas Rt, 15 Arline Street, Diss Street, Hackney Road E
Ashby Mrs Sophia, 24 Montpelier Place, Brompton SW
Ashton Wm, 99 Regency Street, Westminster SW
Aslett Thomas, 86 Cambridge Road E
Atkins John, 79 Brick Lane E
Atkins John, 28 Walker Street, Staple Street, Borough SE
Austin Alfred, 10 George Street, Islington N
Austin Thos Geo, 45 Harper Street, New Kent Road SE
Ayling Charles James, 215 Roman Road E
Ayres Edwin, 80 Tabernacle Street EC
Ayres Mrs Ellen, 10 Ferdinand Street NW

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