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Cowley Arms, Harrow Green/High Road, Leytonstone

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This pub has had several names since the turn of the 21st century – at the time of writing it is called the Shepherd’s Inn (2013). **

Cowley Arms, Harrow Green/High Road, Leytonstone - in 1936

Cowley Arms, Harrow Green/High Road, Leytonstone - in 1936

Cowley Arms, Harrow Green/High Road, Leytonstone

14th March 2003

Taken by Brian Berry

The following entries are in this format:

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

1870/Lester William Workman/..Enamelled Slate & Chimney Piece Manufacturer/../../Kelly's

1871/Lester William Workman/Enamelled Slate & Chimney Piece Manufacturer/../../Post Office

1874/Lester William Workman/../../../Kelly's

1878/Mrs. Lucy Savil/../../../Kelly's

1881/Charles Hopson/Licensed Victualler/27/Ilford, Essex/Kelly's
1881/Elizabeth Hopson/Wife/27/Sandford, Devon/Census
1881/Elizabeth C. Hopson/Daughter/2/Ilford, Essex/Census
1881/Mary J. Hole/Sister in Law/25/Wilsbury Park, Wiltshire/Census
1881/Harry J. Wilbourne/Barman/17/Clapton, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah A. Weall/Domestic Servant/16/Ilford, Essex/Census

1882/Charles Hopson/../../../Kelly's

1886/Charles Thomas Clark/../../../Kelly's

I have just received the Will of Charles Thomas Clark, who died 1887 in Chingford. He was "a licensed victualler of Prince of Albert of Chingford, county of Essex, and also of Cowley Arms, Leytonstone Road, county of Essex". His widow was Annie Clark. ****

1896/Wm Dorton & Son/../../../Kelly's

1896/Herbert Nicholas Dorton/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1902/Herbert Nicholas Dorton/../../../Petty Sessions ****

14/11/1903/William Dorton/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1902/William Dorton/../../../Kelly's ****

1906/William Dorton & Son/../../../Kelly's

1908/William Dorton & Son/../../../Kelly's

1912/William Dorton & Son/../../../Kelly's

1911/Albert Gale/Licensed Victualler/48/Guernsey/Census ****
1911/Emma Gale/Wife/46/Guernsey/Census
1911/Nellie King/Barmaid/24/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Alfred Webber/Barman/21/Shadwell, London/Census
1911/William Girling/Barman/22/Sutton, Surrey/Census
1911/Albert Polain/Barman/20/Hornsey, Middlesex/Census
1911/Alb Haley/Visitor, Fishmonger/34/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
1911/Albert Gale/Son, Clerk/17/Walworth, London/Census
1911/Frank Gale/Son/3/Hammersmith, London/Census
1911/Emily Hudgell/Domestic Servant/40/Abridge, Essex/Census

08/8/1914/Henry Crane & Edgar Bishop Rainsford/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1914/Wm Dorton & Son/../../../Kelly's

21/11/1914/Henry Crane & Percy Reynolds/../../../Petty Sessions ****

29/7/1916/Henry Crane/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1917/Henry Crane/../../../Kelly's

27/7/1918/Athole Muray Kemp-Gee & Alfred Edward Baker/../../../Petty Sessions ****

8/11/1919/Athole Muray Kemp-Gee & Harold Joseph King/../../../Petty Sessions ****

18/12/1920/Athole Muray Kemp-Gee & George Henry Jones/../../../Petty Sessions ****

22/7/1922/Henry Zabell & John Joseph Maycock/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1923/Jn. Maycock/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1925/John Joseph Maycock/../../../Kelly's

7/11/1925/John Edward Ellis/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1927/John Ellis/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

My mother, Lilian Beatrice Ethel Gough (nee Rush), was born in 1919 at the Stack Rock, Allen Road, Stoke Newington. pub.
It was owned by my grandmother, Lilian Maud Rush (nee Sayers), who I recall well and fondly from my & her days at “The Old Ship”, Aveley Essex; during and after WW II. In 1928 my grandparents took the “Cowley Arms” pub, at 483 High Road, Leytonstone where I was born in 1934. Here my Dad, Peter Francis Gough got his first job after emigrating from Drogheda, Ireland. He was employed as barman by my grandparents, Lilian & Arthur Rush and met their daughter, Lilian Beatrice Rush, my Mother. They them moved on to the New Mill, Romford from about 1937; before taking on the Old Ship at Aveley at the beginning of the war. *

1929 - 1933/Rush/../../../Freehold

25/7/1928/Arthur Andrew Rush/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1934 - 1936/W A Jones/../../../Freehold

1937 - 1957/J A Jones/../../../Freehold

1958/P Blanc/../../../Freehold

1959 - 1960/D J O'Callaghan/../../../Freehold

1961/W Thompson/../../../Freehold

1961 - 1962/J McCloskey/../../../Freehold

1963/P J McGurk/../../../Freehold

1963/James Fitzpatrick/../../../Freehold

April 1964/W T Groves/../../../Freehold


* Provided By Peter Gough

*** Provided by Alice Puceck

**** Provided by Kevan

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 18:31:05 BST