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King Harry, 20 North Street, Barking

Barking pub history index

The address is listed as 18 North Street in 1895 to 1899. *

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Essex. The  Essex listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Residents at this address

1861/William Farrow/Beer Shop Keeper, Widow/45/Grays, Essex/Census
1861/Jane Farrow/Daughter/6/Barking, Essex/Census
1861/Lydia Farrow/Daughter/3/Barking, Essex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Jackson/House Servant, Widow/20/Kings Ripton, Huntingdonshire/Census
1861/Mary Ann Fuller/House Keeper/45/Plumstead, Kent/Census

1862 / William Farrow / beer retailer / .. / .. / Post Office Directory *

1863 / William Farrow / beer house keeper / .. / .. / White's Directory *

1867/Charles Sharp/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1871 / Thomas Bales / beer retailer / .. / .. / Post Office Directory *

1871/Thomas Bales/Beer House Keeper/54/Clare, Suffolk/Census
1871/Elizabeth Bales/Wife/44/Walsham, Suffolk/Census
1871/Harry Hale/Lodger, Labourer Gas Works/21/Castle Headingham, Essex/Census
1871/Isaac Head/Lodger, Labourer Gas Works/20/Castle Headingham, Essex/Census

9/1872/Thomas Bales/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

21/3/1874/Thomas Firman/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

This is probably the Jonathan W Firman in 1871, aged 34, who is a Beer Seller at 1 Maria Place, fairly probable.

1878 / James Thomas Firman / beer retailer / .. / .. / Post Office Directory *

1881/James Firman/Beer Seller/44/Barking, Essex/Census

1882 / James Thomas Firman / beer retailer / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *

1886/James Thomas Firman/../../../Kelly's Directory

1890 / James Thomas Firman / beer retailer / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *

1891/Jas J Firman/Beer House Keeper/53/Barking, Essex/Census

1895 / James T. Firman / beer retailer / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *

05/6/1898/Ernest Saunders/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

1899 / Ernest Saunders / beer retailer / .. / .. / Kelly's Directory *

My great uncle Christopher Harris was a publican at the Sir Robert Peel, 69 Victoria Dock Road about 1896 and then by 1901 at the “King Harry “ 20 North Street Barking and then in 1911 “Anchor and Hope “ 2 Over the Gates or 2 Highbridge Road Barking . He died there in 1918 and his wife Harriett there in 1920.  *

1901/Christopher Harris/Beer Retailer/38/Melcham, Wiltshire/Census
1901/Harriet H Harris/Wife/39/Lambeth, London/Census
1901/Christopher W Harris/Son/15/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Sarah A Harris/Daughter/11/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/George R Harris/Son/10/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Harriet M Harris/Daughter/4/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Barnard J Harris/Son/1/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Ernest L Harris/Son/6 months/Barking, Essex/Census
1901/Maud Nichols/General Servant/16/Bromley, London/Census

1902/Christopher Harris/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1906/Christopher Harris/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's


* Provided by Richard Shadrack


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