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Horse & Groom, Lea Bridge Road, Leyton

Leyton pub history index

This pub was possibly established in around 1630 and by 1752 was described as “ancient”. In the early days it was called the Ferry House Inn, changing to the Horse & Groom in 1802. Listed in 1848 White’s Directory as the Lea Bridge Tavern, perhaps erroneously. The pub had closed by 1860 and was demolished in around 1868 to make way for the Lea Bridge Waterworks. ***

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1776/Richard Scott/../../../Alehouse Recognizances ***

1783/John Jones/../../../Alehouse Recognizances ***

1828/George Snowdon/../../../Alehouse Recognizances*

1839/Henry Teale/../../../Walthamstow Tithe Map ***

1846/Thomas Rice Hart / Victualler, Dealer & Chapman / Bankrupt /../../London Gazette, 19 June 1846 ***

1848/Jas. & Robert Beresford/../../../White’s Essex Directory ***

1851/Robert Beresford/../../../Post Office

1851/James Beresford/victualler/59/London, Middlesex/Census **
1851/Mary Beresford/wife/58/London, Middlesex/Census **
1851/Elizabeth Beresford/daughter, assistant/38/London, Middlesex/Census **
1851/George Beresford/son, assistant/19/London, Middlesex/Census **
1851/George Burnham/ostler/16/London, Middlesex/Census **
1851/John Boyden/general servant/21/London, Middlesex/Census **
1851/Mary Hakes/general servant/49/London, Middlesex/Census **

1855/J Beresford/../../../Post Office ****

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