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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

Whitmarsh Charles, 148 Neate Street, Camberwell SE
Whittle Henry, 17 Saville Street, Langham Street W
Whittlesey Elizabeth & Sons, 61 & 63 Scrutton Street EC
Wilhelm Jacob, 373 Albany Road, Camberwell SE
Wilkins Daniel, 145 Neate Street, Camberwell SE
Wilkins Edward, 25 Seymour Street, Euston Square NW
Wilkins George, 30 Northey Street, Limehouse E
Wilkins Mrs Lucy, 67 Lower Road SE
Wilkins Thos, 16 Gillingham Street, Pimlico SW
Wilkinson John, 29 Bale Street, Stepney E
Willcox Walter, 46 St Georges Road SE
Willenbruch Charles, 39 Balls Pond Road N
Williams Benj, 22 Mowlem Street, Bethnal Green E
Williams Richard, 22 Little Randolph Street NW
Williams William, 68 Canal Road E
Willis James, 133 Kings Cross Road WC
Willis John William, 61 Stibbington Street NW
Wilson Albert Arthur, St Leonards Road E
Wilson Mrs Frances M, 187 Tredegar Road E
Wilson William Montgomery, 119 Kennington Road SE
Wilson William Montgomery, 6 North Street, Lisson Grove NW
Wilton Benj Ricjhardson, 17 St leonard Street E
Wiltshire Joseph, 41 Liverpool Road N
Winch James, 42 Arlington Road, Camden Town NW
Winfield John, 198 Hackney Road E
Wingfield George Frederick, 114 Drummond Street NW
Winters William, 13 Belgrave Mews east, Pimlico SW
Wolloms Hy Waring, 6 Wilds rents, Bermondsey SE
Wood Mrs Alice, 155 Hoxton Street N
Wood Charles Adolphus, 171 Portobello Road W
Wood Henry, 93 Brandon Street, Walworth SE
Wood James, 47 St Thomas Road, Bow Common E
Wood Joseph, 95 Anthony Street, Commercial Road east E
Woodhouse James, 34 Baldwin Street, St Lukes EC
Woods Arthur Albert, 201 Ebury Street SW
Woodward William, 204 Grays Inn Road WC
Woollard Samson, 169 St Leonards Road E
Woolnough Charles, 20 Trinity Street, Islington N
Wootton Mrs Hannah, 191 Latimer Road W
Worledge John Henry, 38 Gun Lane, Limehouse E
Worth George, 18 Lower Chapman Street E
Worwood John, 286 Oxford Street, Stepney R
Wren Jesse, 260 High Holborn WC
Wright Charles, 25 Manor Street, Chelsea SW
Wright Charles James, 62 Maplin Street E
Wright Frederick, 7 Charlotte Street, Whitechapel E
Wright George, 26 Church Street, Horselydown SE
Writer Mrs E C, 30 Goldens Place, Edward Street, Kennington SE
Wyatt Charles, 19 Albion Street E
Wyatt George, 7 Ponton Road, Nine Elm Lane SW
Wye George, 141 Harrow Road W
Wylie Andrew, 408 Euston Road NW
Yaxley Charles William, 65 Borough Road SE
Yeulett Mrs Alice, 16 1/2 Clarendon Square NW
Young Alfred William, 83 Neate Street, Camberwell SE
Young Anthony, 40 Bermondsey New Road SE
Young Frederick, 101 Old Bethnal Green Road E
Young George, 7 Railway Place, Fenchurch Street EC
Young Harry, 2 Pollard Street, Bethnal Green E
Young Jacob, 134 Kerbey Street, Poplar E
Youngs Mrs Elizabeth, 481 Cambridge Road E
Zeller Joseph, 40 Union Street, Whitechapel E
Zimmer George, 35 Chalfont Road N
Zimmer John William, 180 Brady Street E
Zugelter Alois, 99 Arlington Road NW

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