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Telegraph, 85 Leyton Road, Stratford E15

Stratford Index

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.

1851/George Wilson/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory +

1851/George Wilson/retailer of beer/49/Stradishall, Suffolk/Census **
1851/Jane Wilson/wife/51/Kings Lynne, Norfolk/Census
1851/Jane Wilson/daughter/24/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1851/Edward Wilson/son/16/Spittlefields, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Ann Wilson/daughter/13/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1851/Henry Grin/potman/20/Hackney, Middlesex/Census

1856/George Wilson/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory +

1861/William Summer/Beer Shop Keeper/49/Chatteris, Cambs/Census ***
1861/Ann Summer/Wife/56/London, Middx/Census

1862/William Sumner/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory +

1867/Joseph Beger/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory +

1871/John White/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory +

13/9/1872/John White/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions ****

1874/John White/../../../Kelly's

16/5/1874/Elizabeth White/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions ****

17/1/1875/John Knox/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions ****

1883/18th October, The Will of John Knock otherwise Knox formerly of the Telegraph Inn Stratford in the County of Essex Licensed Victualler but late of Colchester in the said County who died 4 October 1883 at Colchester was proved at Ipswich by Joseph Fenn Knock of 172 Queens road Hastings in the County of Sussex Printer the Brother the sole Executor. Personal Estate £682 15s 8d *+

14/7/1877/William Sumner/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions ****

1878/William Summer/../../../Kelly's

The 1881 census shows Elizabeth HEDGES, 19, born Stoke in Suffolk, as a servant. I believe the name is a mis-transcription of my grandmother, Elizabeth PLEDGER. She was born in Stoke-by-Clare in Dec.1861 and it seems very likely that this pub is where she met her future husband. He was William Hills, a railway worker, and lived at that time in Waddington Street which runs off Leyton Road. He was known to enjoy a beer or two, so was more than likely to have called at the pub en route home from the railway. *

1881/Tom Sumner Lemon/Pawn Broker/63/Chatteris, Cambridge/Census
1881/Emily Mary Lemon/Wife/25/Spitalfield/Census
1881/Charles Ford/Pot Boy/13/West Ham, Stratford, Essex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Pledger/Servant/19/Stoke, Suffolk/Census

1882/Thomas Lemon/../../../Kelly's

1884/Thomas Lemon / Beershop Keeper/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey ***

11/7/1885/Arthur Ed Hart/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions ****

1886/Arthur Edward Hart/../../../Kelly's ***

1887/Arthur Hart / Beer-House Keeper/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey ***

1891/James Jarrad/Beer House Keeper/50/Camberwell, Surrey/Census ****
1891/Martha Jarrad/Wife/48/Ashford, Kent/Census
1891/Elizabeth Jarrad/Daughter, Cook/27/Ashford, Kent/Census
1891/James Jarrad/Son, Fitter/21/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Arthur Jarrad/Son/9/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Emily Jarrad/Daughter/7/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Bessie Dowling/Servant/18/Brentwood, Essex/Census

1896/Hy Songhurst/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Henry Songhurst/Beer House Retailer/51/Stratford, Essex/Census ****
1901/Mary A Songhurst/Wife/49/Bromley, London/Census
1901/Charles Songhurst/Son, Barman/23/Stratford, Essex/Census
1901/Ellen Chapman/Barmaid/20/Stratford, Essex/Census

1902/Hy Songhurst/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1906/Henry Songhurst/beer retailer/../../Kelly's Directory +

1908/Henry Songhurst/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

Alfred Free is previously at the Live & Let Live, and again by 1914. Alfred married twice, his first wife, Celia was living with him at the Princess of Wales in 1901, his second wife, Louisa was at The Telegraph with him in 1911 and at 264 Romford Road [Live & Let Live] on the father's death certificate on 3rd May 1913. *****

1911/Alfred Free/Beerseller/48/St Leonards, Bromley/Census ****
1911/Louisa Free/Wife/39/Kings Cross, London/Census
1911/Alfredo Sidney Free/Son, Accountants Clerk/20/Bueno Aires/Census
1911/Mabel Lilian Free/Daughter, Drapers Assistant/15/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1911/George Alfred Free/Son/4/Forest Gate, essex/Census
1911/Dorothy Louisa Free/Daughter/3/Stratford, Essex/Census
1911/Alfred James Dutton/Potman/35/Kettering, Northampton/Census

1912/Alfred Free/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1914/Charles Overton/beer retailer/../../Kelly's Directory +

1917/Charles Overton/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1922/Charles Overton/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1925/Charles Overton/Beer Retailer/../../Kelly's

1934/Thomas William Tyrle/../../../Kelly's ****

1938/George Thomas Collier/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Mrs Louisa Harbour/../../../Post Office Directory +



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