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Halfway House, 341 Leytonstone High Road, Leytonstone E11

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This pub was present as the Halfway House  by 1872 and was rebuilt in its present form in 1894. The pub was renamed the Croppy Acre in 1994. It closed in 2005 and has since been converted to retail use. Formerly the Halfway House, and latterly a grocers cash and carry. **

Croppy Acre, High Road, Leytonstone

14th March 2003

Taken by Brian Berry

Halfway House, High Road Leytonstone - in 2008

Halfway House, High Road Leytonstone - in 2008

Kindly provided by Dave Mcguinness

The following entries are in this format:

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

1896/Harry Lane/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1917/Herbert Thomas Harrington/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1921/H T Harrington/Halfway/../../Hughes Directory

1922/Herbert Thomas Harrington/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

My maternal grandfather was Christopher Crawley. They were bombed out of the Nags Head, in Mile End either late 1943 or very early 1944. I think that they were there for most of the war. My grandparents moved in with us in Barking for a short time after the bombing and then became the tenants at the Duke of York in Barking. Sadly my grandfather died shortly afterwards from pneumonia. My grandmother, Mary aka Polly, moved from the Duke of York in the fifties to the Halfway House at Leytonstone and retired from there late 50s / early 60s. ***

1971/../Halfway House, 341 Leytonstone High Road/../../Pub Directory

1983/../Halfway House: 345 Leytonstone High Road. Watneys E11/../../Pub directory

1988 - 1990/Mr F L Truman/Halfway House, 341 Leytonstone High Road/../../Watney Truman Directory


** Provided by Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Friday, 17-Apr-2020 09:37:56 BST