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Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford

Stratford Index

The address is at 8 Bridge Road by 1896, following street renumbering; previously at 14 Bride road. *  It was damaged and closed by enemy action on the 8th December 1940, but reopened by the 27th November 1942

It is a fine building dating from a time when it was a busy market pub. This closed as a 'pub' some time in the 1970s to become Reflections Nightclub. The nightclub closed in 2005 and the premises are now empty. **

Railway Tavern, 14 Bridge Road, Stratford - in 1931

Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford - in 1931

Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford - in April 2006

Railway Tavern, 8 Bridge Road, Stratford - in April 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

History of Stratford & West Ham

The following entries are in this format:

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

1861/Mary Bellis/Beer House Keeper (Widow)/40/Romford, Essex/Census *
1861/Adolphus Bellis/Son, Carpenter/20/Barking, Essex/Census
1861/Clara Bellis/Daughter/17/Barking, Essex/Census

1862/Adolphus Bellis/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1867/Adolphus Bellis/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1871/Mrs Penelope Bellis/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1871/Penelope Bellis/Inn Keeper (Widow)/65/Romford, Essex/Census *
1871/Thomas Cottrell/Son-in-Law, Manager of same/35/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harriett Cottrell/Daughter, Manager of same/33/Barking, Essex/Census
1871/Clara Cottrell/Granddaughter/11/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1871/Susan Barker/Domestic Servant/17/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/Joseph Simpson/Potman/17/Cambridgeshire/Census

1874/Thomas Cottrell/../../../Post Office Directory

1878/James Mortimer/../../../Kelly's Directory

1881/G. W. Newland/Licensed Victualler/41/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/Maria Newland/Wife/40/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Newland/Daughter, Barmaid/16/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/Adelaide Newland/Daughter/10/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/M. A. Haswell/General Servant/20/West Ham, Essex/Census

1882/George William Newland/../../../Kelly's Directory

1886/George William Newland/../../../Kelly's Directory

1891/John Lowe/Publican/54/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1891/Mary A Lowe/Wife/50/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Nellie Graham/Niece, Barmaid/19/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Clara Burlin/Barmaid/17/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Emily Lines/Barmaid/19/Stratford, Essex/Census
1891/Elizabeth Past/Domestic Servant/19/Stratford, Essex/Census

1896/William Davis/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/William Davis/Licensed Victualler/43/London, Middlesex/Census ***
1901/Mary Ann Davis/Wfe/42/London, Middlesex/Census
1901/Elizabeth Davis/Daughter, Barmaid/20/London, Middlesex/Census
1901/William Davis/Son, Barman/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1901/Kate Powell/Cook/19/Plaistow, Essex/Census

1902/William Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

1906/Mrs Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1908/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

1911/Mary Ann Davis/Licensed Victualler, Widow/52/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Eliza Evans/Daughter/31/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Grace Davis/Daughter, Assistant/21/Poplar, London/Census
1911/Maud Davis/Daughter, Assistant/17/Stratford, London/Census
1911/Grace Evans/Grand Daughter/5/Transvaal/Census
1911/Amelia Eliza Batho/Housemaid/30/London/Census
1911/Lionel Hart/Barman/22/Silvertown, Essex/Census

1912/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

1914/Mrs Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1917/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

1922/William Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

1924/Mrs. Davis/../../../Freehold

1925/Mrs. Mary Ann Davis/../../../Kelly's Directory

1925 - 1930/Mrs. Ledingham/../../../Freehold

1931 - 1940/Mrs. Rippin/../../../Freehold

1934/Mrs Julia Rippin/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Mrs Julia Rippin/../../../Post Office Directory

1942/Mrs. Peace/../../../Freehold

1943 - 1948/Stradling/../../../Freehold

1944/Horace Stradling/../../../Post Office Directory

1949 - 1951/T Day/../../../Freehold

1952 - 1953/J C Costin/../../../Freehold

1954 - 1955/A H Bailey/../../../Freehold

1956 - 1965/J H Ferrand/../../../Freehold

October 1965/Mrs E R Ferrand/../../../Freehold

* Provided by Ewan

** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Diane Grant-Salmon

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 18:34:41 BST