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Duke of Cambridge, 106 Victoria Dock road, Canning Town E16

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Address formerly 106 Victoria Dock Road, E16 and later at Cato Street. The pub is long-closed.  **

Also see the History of Canning Town

Duke of Cambridge, Cato Street, E16 - in December 2006

Duke of Cambridge, Cato Street, E16 - in December 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residents at this address

1871/Alfred A Hopper/Licensed Victualler/47/Gillingham, Kent/Census ***
1871/Charlotte Hopper/Wife/39/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1871/Aungier Hopper/Son/17, Engineer/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1871/Maud Hopper/Daughter/10/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/Charles R Hopper/Son/8/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/Wilhelmina Hopper/Daughter/6/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/Albert W Hopper/Son/4/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/Josephina Hopper/Daughter/3/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/Catherine Hopper/Daughter/7 months/West Ham, Essex/Census
1871/James Hopper/Brother, Carpenter/57/Chatham, Kent/Census

13/9/1872/Aungier Alfred Hopper/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

1874/Aungier Alfred Hopper/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1878/Aungier Alfred Hopper/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1882/Aungier Alfred Hopper/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

02/7/1884/John James Callaghan/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

10/4/1886/Thomas Gee/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

1886/Thomas Gee/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

09/7/1887/Charles Kingston/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

1890/Thomas Gee/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1891/Thomas Gee/Beer & Wine Retailer/48/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1891/Mary Ann Gee/Wife/50/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
1891/Ethel Meekins/Visitor/14/Kennington, Surrey/Census

1896/Jn Thos Fielder/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office

1901/Henry Thurlow/Beer House Manager/38/Stowmarket, Suffolk/Census
1901/Julia Thurlow/Wife/39/Stowmarket, Suffolk/Census
1901/Maud Thurlow/Daughter/16/C Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Gertrude Thurlow/Daughter/11/C Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Willy Thurlow/Son/10/C Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Arthur Thurlow/Son/7/C Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Sidney Thurlow/Son/4/C Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Hilda Thurlow/Daughter/6 months/C Town, West Ham/Census
1901/Arthur Salmon/Proprietor, Beer House Keeper/26/Greenwich, London/Census

1902/Arthur Henry Grant-Salmon/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's*

Horace Charles Grant-Salmon (Duke of Cambridge & Graving Dock Tavern) m. Elizabeth DAVIS, whose Father and Grandfather also had Pubs! *

Elizabeth's Father was William DAVIS, who was previously at The Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, West Ham; and her grandfather. Joseph Davis was at the King's Arms 1 Abbey Street, Bethnal Green. *
Her sister was Marie Batsford at the Connaught, Silvertown.

1906/Horace Charles Grant-Salmon/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's*

1908/Horace Charles Grant-Salmon/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's*

1911/Ed Andrews/Night Watchman, Widow/57/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1912/Horace Charles Grant-Salmon/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's*

Horace later ran the Graving Dock Tavern in Silvertown

1922/Mrs. Ethel Wetherfield/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

My father was Albert Victor Alexander Gregory born on the 10th September 1896. On my parent's marriage certificate in 1923 my father is listed as a hotel manager and my mother as a nurse. I do not know when my father started working at the Duke of Cambridge but my brother was nine years older than myself and he did remember living at the pub (he had a nanny at that time). I recall seeing a sepia photograph of my parents standing in the doorway of the pub.  In 1916, at the time of signing up for active service, he listed himself as a barman at 5 Chrisp Street, the Guy Earl of Warwick.***

During my childhood it was mentioned that my parents had been involved with a total of five pubs but the only names I can remember are - The Angerstein in the Greenwich area, and The Three or Five Bells in the Epping area. I remember my mother telling me that the reason they left the Duke of Cambridge was because a sugar factory opened nearby and a level railway crossing was installed which reduced the flow of customers. ***

1925/Mrs. Ethel Wetherfield/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1938/Mrs Ethel Eleanor Orford Grant Weatherfield/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/William Andrew & Mrs Martha Myers/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/William Andrew & Mrs Martha Myers/../../../Post Office Directory


* Additional information provided by Diane Grant-Salmon

** Provided by Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Friday, 11-Oct-2019 11:57:59 BST